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Karl Straub and Eric Brace
Trad. arr. by Karl Straub and Eric Brace


Karl-- I wanted to play this old song in the guitar style of Norman Blake, more or less. Eric couldn't think of a downside to that approach, so we laid it down like that. It felt really good when we were cutting this-- it had that stately tintype quality that Blake can coax out of a steel-string's sound hole.