Czechmate - Druha Trava
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  1. El Santo Dia
  2. Spain
  3. Greensleeves
  4. Before the Bell Tolls
  5. Rest Beside Me, Sara
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  1. El Santo Dia
  2. Spain
  3. Greensleeves
  4. Before the Bell Tolls
  5. Rest Beside Me, Sara
  6. Brazos Bottom
  7. Wild Horses
  8. Peace in the Valley
  9. Skocná
  10. One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)
  11. Who's That Knockin' at My Door?
  12. Czechmate
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As if the idea of a Czech bluegrass band isn't enough of a head-turner, Druha Trava tackles some bizarre material on this, the group's first record released outside Central Europe. Chick Corea's "Spain" as a banjo workout? King Henry VIII's "Greensleeves" as an Appalachian ballad? A hoedown based on a dance from Smetana's opera The Bartered Bride? (The band is tapping into more than one set of roots on that one.) The amazing thing is that all of these experiments work out pretty well. So does some, but not all, of the band ...

Czechmate 1999, Compass

UPC: 766397426020

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