Raymond Fairchild

31 Banjo Favorites, Vol. 2

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31 Banjo Favorites, Vol. 2 compiles 22 instrumentals from the album King of the Smokey Mountain Players, plus nine songs from two other CDs, 16 All-Time Favorites and Mama Likes Bluegrass Music. Recorded in the late '60s and mid-'70s, these recordings demonstrate why Fairchild is sometimes called "the King of the Five-String Banjo": his playing is inventive, exciting, and often humorous ("Kicking Mule" is a hoot). With only a fiddle, bass, and acoustic guitar for accompaniment, Fairchild expertly tackles a host of traditional and old-timey tunes. Brimming with energy and fun, 31 Banjo Favorites, Vol. 2 is the perfect soundtrack for your next barn dance.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
1:37 Spotify
2
1:42 Spotify
3
1:31 Spotify
4 2:18 Spotify
5
1:04 Spotify
6
1:54 Spotify
7
1:40 Spotify
8 1:47 Spotify
9 2:06 Spotify
10
1:45 Spotify
11 1:07 Spotify
12 1:17 Spotify
13 1:23 Spotify
14 2:01 Spotify
15
1:07 Spotify
16 1:42 Spotify
17 1:20 Spotify
18
1:54 Spotify
19 1:16 Spotify
20 1:57 Spotify
21 2:10 Spotify
22 1:31 Spotify
23 1:33 Spotify
24 2:06 Spotify
25 1:32 Spotify
26
2:11 Spotify
27 1:56 Spotify
28
1:45 Spotify
29 1:55 Spotify
30
1:02 Spotify
31
1:10 Spotify
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