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Earls Of Leicester, The / Live At The Cma Theatre
Album:Live At The Cma Theatre Collection:Country
Artist:Earls Of Leicester, The Added:Mar 2019
Label:Rounder Records 

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Add Date:2019-03-19 Pull Date:2019-05-21 Charts:Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending:May 19May 12Apr 28Apr 21Apr 14Apr 7Mar 31Mar 24

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Album Review
Reviewed 2019-03-08 
The Earls Of Leicester
“Live At The CMA Theatre”
Label: Rounder Records
Reviewed 3/8/19

The Earls of Leicester focus on recreating the music recorded by Flatt & Scruggs
between 1954 and 1965. Recorded live over two nights at Nashville’s CMA Theatre,
this music offers boundless vitality. Most tracks have spoken introductions.

1 – (1:32) Introduction.
2 – (2:33) Salty Dog Blues* Up-tempo, great rendition to kick things off.
3 – (3:20) Will You Be Lonesome Too* Up-tempo, terrific playing by all.
4 – (2:24) Earl’s Breakdown* Up-tempo banjo instrumental, excellent.
5 – (1:52) Long Journey Home* Fast barnburner, so fine.
6 – (3:06) I’ll Go Stepping Too* Up-tempo, great ensemble vocals & playing.
7 – (3:56) I’m Gonna Sleep With One Eye Open* Punchy, up-tempo, nice.
8 – (3:25) I Ain’t Gonna Work Tomorrow* Fast, really swings, excellent.
9 – (3:08) Rollin’ In My Sweet Baby’s Arms* Fast version of F&S hit, wow!
10 – (3:22) All I Want Is You* Great Shawn Camp vocals, slow-mid, lovely.
11 – (3:05) Let The Church Roll On* Punchy mid-tempo gospel, excellent.
12 – (3:35) My Mother Prays So Loud In Her Sleep* Amazingly great vocals!
13 – (3:10) Big Black Train* Up-tempo, fine playing & vocals, wow!
14 – (1:06) Band Introductions of bassist Barry Bales & fiddler Johnny Warren
15 – (1:50) Black Eyed Suzy* Fast fiddling, great vocals, fine.
16 – (1:32) Hamway (spoken introduction).
17 – (2:52) What’s Good For You (Should Be Alright For Me)* Awesome vocals
and playing on this cheating anthem, wow!
18 – (2:28) Branded Wherever I Go Decent ¾ time convict song.
19 – (3:10) You Can Feel It In Your Soul* Good mid-tempo gospel number.
20 – (3:16) Reunion In Heaven Plodding, just so-so.
21 – (2:42) Flint Hill Special* Charlie Cushman on fire on the banjo, excellent!
22 – (2:17) Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down* Up-tempo rendition, nicely done.
23 – (4:47) Spanish Two Step/Steel Guitar Blues* Featuring Jerry Douglas on dobro.
24 – (1:36) Martha White Theme Song* Fun romp, not as good as Rhonda Vincent’s version.
25 – (3:00) White House Blues* Fast barnburner, excellent playing & vocals.
26 – (2:20) Foggy Mountain Breakdown* Fast rendition showcasing Charlie Cushman.
27 – (2:00) Little Maggie* Fast & powerful version of this classic, wow!
28 – (2:50) I Don’t Care OK ¾ time weeper.

Track Listing
1.Introduction 15.Black Eyed Suzy
2.Salty Dog Blues 16.Hamway
3.Will You Be Lonesome Too 17.What's Good For You (Should Be Alright For Me)
4.Earl's Breakdown 18.Branded Wherever I Go
5.Long Journey Home 19.You Can Feel It In Your Soul
6.I'll Go Stepping Too 20.Reunion In Heavenl
7.I'm Gonna Sleep With One Eye Open 21.Flint Hill Special
8.I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow 22.Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
9.Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms 23.Spanish Two Step/Steel Guitar Blues
10.All I Want Is You 24.Martha White Theme Song
11.Let The Church Roll On 25.White House Blues
12.My Mother Prays So Loud In Her Sleep 26.Foggy Mountain Breakdown
13.Big Black Train 27.Little Maggie
14.Band Introductions 28.I Don't Care