Old Time Music

Fall Of The Mountain

This was collected from Lee Hammons (1886-1980) . Kerry Blech tells me he was not kin to the Hammons family musicians (Edden, Burl, Maggie and Sherman) but lived close by and knew many of their tunes. Kerry suspects this “Fall of the Mountain” was born when Lee was thinking of Edden’s “Falls of Richmond,” but could not quite remember it. Lee had an archaic style and repertory. Barb on nyckelharpa and Mark viola.
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