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The West Was Burning - Martha Scanlan
Track Listing
  1. The West Was Burning
  2. Get Right Church
  3. Went to See the Gypsy
  4. Seeds of the Pine
  5. I Don't Even Have to Ask
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  1. The West Was Burning
  2. Get Right Church
  3. Went to See the Gypsy
  4. Seeds of the Pine
  5. I Don't Even Have to Ask
  6. Call Me Shorty
  7. Walkin'
  8. Up on the Divide
  9. Set Me Up High
  10. Isabella
  11. Ten Thousand Charms (aka Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing)
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Martha Scanlan was a member of the contemporary old-time string band the Reeltime Travelers, who probably are best known for their appearance on the T-Bone Burnett-produced Cold Mountain soundtrack. For her first solo outing, Scanlan keeps one foot in the past and the other in the present. There is plenty of fiddle, mandolin, Dobro, and banjo playing on this disc (often courtesy of producer Dirk Powell), but Scanlan doesn't limit her sound to acoustic instruments. The second track, "Get Right Church," is a robust, foot ...

The West Was Burning 2007, Sugar Hill

UPC: 015891108520

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