Music of coal mining songs from the Appalachian coalfields.

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Format: CD Audio
Published: Big Stone Gap, Va. : Lonesome Records & Publishing, p2007.
Table of Contents:
  • disc 1. Down in a coal mine (Edison Concert Band)
  • Mining camp blues (Trixie Smith)
  • Sprinkle coal dust on my grave (Orville Jenks)
  • Coal miner's blues (The Carter Family)
  • Hard times in Coleman's mine (Aunt Molly Jackson)
  • He's only a miner killed in the ground (Ted Chestnut)
  • Coal black mining blues (Nimrod Workman)
  • '31 depression blues (Ed Sturgill)
  • Prayer of a miner's child (Dock Boggs)
  • That twenty-five cents you paid (Sarah Ogan Gunning)
  • The L & N don't stop here anymore (Jean Ritchie)
  • Dark as a dungeon (Merle Travis)
  • Come all you coal miners (The Reel World String Band)
  • My sweetheart's the mule in the mines (Mike Kline)
  • Thirty inch coal (Hobo Jack Adkins)
  • Black waters (Jim Ringer)
  • Roof boltin' daddy (Gene Carpenter)
  • Dream of a miner's child (Carter Stanley)
  • Coal miner's boogie (George Davis)
  • The Yablonski murder (Hazel Dickens)
  • What are we gonna do? (Dorothy Myles)
  • Explosion at Derby Mine (Charlie Maggard)
  • Blind fiddler (Jim "Bud" Stanley)
  • Loadin' coal (John Hutchison)
  • Coal town Saturday night (Randall Hylton)
  • It's been a long time (Sonny Houston & Roger Hall)
  • Fountain filled with blood (Elder James Caudill & choir).
  • disc 2. West Virginia mine disaster (Molly Slemp)
  • Union man (Blue Highway)
  • Blue diamond mines (Robin & Linda Williams)
  • Set yourself free (Billy Gene Mullins)
  • Redneck war (Ron Short)
  • Sixteen tons (Ned Beatty)
  • There will be no black lung (up in Heaven) (Joe Freeman)
  • Deep mine blues (Nick Stump)
  • I'm a coal mining man (Tom T. Hall)
  • Dirty black coal (Kenneth Davis)
  • Black lung (A.J. Roach)
  • Coal dust kisses (Suzanne Mumpower-Johnson)
  • Coal tattoo (Dale Jett)
  • A strip miner's life (Don Stanley & Middle Creek)
  • Daddy's dinner bucket (Ralph Stanley II)
  • In those mines (Valerie Smith)
  • Miner's prayer (Ralph Stanley & Dwight Yoakam)
  • Dyin' to make a livin' (W.V. Hill)
  • You'll never leave Harlan alive (Darrell Scott)
  • They can't put it back (Jack Wright)
  • Which side are you on? (Natalie Merchant).