Roe Family Singers / Songs Of The Mountains, Songs Of The Plains
Album: Songs Of The Mountains, Songs Of The Plains   Collection:Country
Artist: Roe Family Singers   Added:Aug 2019
Label: Pinecastle Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2019-08-21 Pull Date: 2019-10-23 Charts: Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending: Oct 20 Oct 13 Sep 29 Sep 15 Sep 8 Aug 25
Airplays: 2 1 1 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jun 24, 2021: Music Casserole (rebroadcast from Oct 19, 2019)
Pretty Fair Maid In The Garden
4. Oct 26, 2019: the Acupuncture Hour
Peter Tosh
2. Jun 11, 2021: Traditions (rebroadcast from October 11, 2019)
This Land Is Your Land
5. Oct 25, 2019: Traditions
Rank Strangers To Me
3. Apr 24, 2021: Rebroadcast: Hanging in the Boneyard
John The Messenger
6. Oct 19, 2019: Hanging in the Boneyard
John The Messenger

Album Review
Kim Walter
Reviewed 2019-08-13

Roe Family Singers, “Songs of the Mountains, Songs of the Plains”
Label: Pinecastle Records
Reviewed by: K Walter, Aug 2019

This CD has all the Appalachian entertainment you need. A fun, varied compilation of Roe family originals, traditional Appalachian songs and covers of some of the standards of country and folk music.My favorites: 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13.

Slow - Traditional music c 1822
Slow/Med - Roe Family original song about lovers
Med - traditional appalachian jig
Med - Cover of AP Carter’s “Dixie Darling”
*Slow - Bluesy original folk tune
*Med/Fast - Fun traditional song, “Ol’ Rattler”
Slow/Med - Nice vocal harmonies in Albert Brumley cover
*Med - song inspired by Peter Tosh
*Med - instrumental Swedish-Schottische traditional song
*Med - Fun Roe Family Song- Reminds me of Patsy Dine Cowgirl
Med - Another Roe Original
Med/Fast - Traditional BG Spiritual
*Slow/Med - Cover of AP Carter’s “Sweet Fern”
Med - Cover of Bill Monroe’s Classic with yodeling
*Med - Great version of “This Land is Your Land”

Track Listing
1. Pretty Fair Maid In The Garden   8. Peter Tosh
2. O Young Lovers   9. Swedish Schottische/ The Bluejay
3. Ida Red   10. I'm Falling For You
4. Dixie Darling   11. The Road Is Rocky
5. John The Messenger   12. Hallelujah, I'm Ready To Go
6. Ol' Rattler   13. Sweet Fern
7. Rank Strangers To Me   14. Walk Softly On This Heart Of Mine
  15. This Land Is Your Land