Step By Step -- Lesley Riddle Meets the Carter Family: Blues, Country, and Sacred Songs
CAT # 11661-0299-2
1. Little School Girl 2:25 2. Frisco Blues 2:35 3. Broke And Weary Blues 3:00 4. Hilltop Blues 2:05 5. Motherless Children 2:40 6. Titanic 3:00 7. I'm Out On The Ocean A-Sailing 2:51 8. I'm Working On A Building 2:05 9. I Know What It Means To Be Lonesome 3:45 10. Red River Blues 3:20 11. One Kind Favor 3:55 12. Once You See My Savior 2:35 13. The Cannon Ball 2:40 14. Step By Step 3:18
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These recordings, made between 1965 and 1978, make available for ì the first time the music of the remarkable black guitarist and ì singer Lesley Riddle, whose repertoire ranged across much of the ì African-American musical tradition. He directly influenced the ì development of white country music through his friendship with ì the Carter Family, to whom he gave many songs, among them 'The ì Cannon Ball.'
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