Recordings

Here’s a list of the original album releases from the Sweet Song String Band. Since the direction of the website has recently changed I opted to keep this information live in support of the band. If you are a member of the band and wish for this information to be removed please contact me at info@sweetsongstringband.com.

 Barn Dance (CD) – Released 2010

Performers Instruments
Mike Druey Guitar and harmonica
Dana Hamilton Hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, guitar
and mandolin
Judy Hamilton Mountain dulcimer
Annette Lindsey Mountain dulcimer and piano
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer
Betty Odum Banjo and mountain dulcimer
Karel Wheat Bodhran, limberjack and spoons
Larry Wheat Fiddle, mandolin and autoharp
1. Niskayuna Ramble/Dulcimer Reel 9. Walpole Cottage/Ragtime Annie
2. Rights of Man 10. Flowers of Edinburgh
3. Alder Creek/Saint Anne’s Reel 11. Round the Horn
4. Rosin the Bow 12. Bonnie Lassie
5. West Fork Gals/Green Willis 13. Sailor’s Hornpipe/Fisher’s Hornpipe/Morpeth’s Rant
6. Road to California/Spotted Pony/Needlecase/Staten Island Hornpipe
14. Margaret’s Waltz
7. Sandy River Belle
15. Kitchen Girl/Gold Rush/Salt Creek
8. Colored Aristocracy

Hop High, Ladies! (CD) – Released 2002

Performers Instruments
Annette Lindsey Piano and mountain dulcimer
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer
Betty Odum Banjo, mountain dulcimer and pennywhistle
Karel Wheat Limberjack, bones and spoons
Larry Wheat Fiddle, guitar and vocal
1. Yellow Rose of Texas (Instrumental) 10. John Brown’s March
2. Wildwood Flower/Red River Valley 11. Seneca Square Dance/Booth Shot Lincoln
3. Spring in the Valley 12. Ookpik Waltz
4. Come Dearest, the Daylight is Gone 13. Turkey in the Straw
5. Come Dance and Sing/Rose Tree 14. Golden Slippers
6. Jenny Lind Polka/Buffalo Gals 15. Did You Ever See a Muskrat, Sally Ann?/June Apple
7. Coming Down the Brae

16. Jamie Allen

8. Midnight on the Water 17. Leaving Lismore
9. Hop High, Ladies

One Hot Texas Night (CD) – Released 2000

Performers Instruments
Dana Hamilton Hammered dulcimer and guitar
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer
Larry Wheat Fiddle, mandolin and guitar
Betty Odum Banjo and mountain dulcimer
Judy Hamilton Mountain dulcimer
Annette Lindsey Mountain dulcimer and autoharp
Karel Wheat Bones, spoons and bodhran
Kevin Alewine Guitar, mandolin, flute, whistle and piano
1. Whiskey Before Breakfast 10. Dubuque/Bill Cheatham
2. Mason’s Apron 11. Rose Tree/Liberty
3. Texas Gals 12. My Home Waltz
4. Shepherd’s Wife Waltz 13. Upper Lehigh/Flying Cloud Cotillion
5. Lone Star Rag 14. Texas/Santa Ana’s Retreat/Sally in the Garden
6. Texarkana Hornpipe/Texas Quickstep 15. Redwing
7. Cotton-eyed Joe/Sally Goodin/Cherokee Shuffle
8. Road to Lisdoonvarna/Drowsy Maggie

9. Forked Deer


Rivers of Texas and Other Favorite Songs (Cassette) – Released 1996

Performers Instruments
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer and vocals
Annette Lindsey Piano, mountain dulcimer and vocals
Betty Odum Banjo, mountain dulcimer, flute, pennywhistle and vocals
William Odum Vocals
Karel Wheat Limberjack, bones, spoons and vocals
Larry Wheat Fiddle, mandolin, guitar and vocals
Side 7 Side 8
1. Eight More Miles to Louisville 1. Georgia Railroad/Swinging on a Gate
2. Groundhog 2. Mike Fink
3. Rivers of Texas 3. The Rose of Alabama
4. Old Joe Clark 4. Soldier’s Joy
5. The Johnson Boys 5. Going to Boston
6. Suzannah Gal 6. The Yellow Rose of Texas

Barn Dance (Cassette) – Released 1993

Performers Instruments
Mike Druey Guitar and harmonica
Dana Hamilton Hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, guitar
and mandolin
Judy Hamilton Mountain dulcimer
Annette Lindsey Mountain dulcimer and piano
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer
Betty Odum Banjo and mountain dulcimer
Karel Wheat Bodhran, limberjack and spoons
Larry Wheat Fiddle, mandolin and autoharp
Side 5 Side 6
1. Niskayuna Ramble/Dulcimer Reel 1. Walpole Cottage/Ragtime Annie
2. Rights of Man 2. Flowers of Edinburgh
3. Alder Creek/Saint Anne’s Reel 3. Round the Horn
4. Rosin the Bow 4. Bonnie Lassie
5. West Fork Gals/Green Willis 5. Sailor’s Hornpipe/Fisher’s Hornpipe/Morpeth’s Rant
6. Road to California/Spotted Pony/Needlecase
/Staten Island Hornpipe
7. Sandy River Belle
6. Margaret’s Waltz
8. Colored Aristocracy 7. Kitchen Girl/Gold Rush/Salt Creek

One Hot Texas Night (Cassette) – Released 1989

Performers Instruments
Dana Hamilton Hammered dulcimer and guitar
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer
Larry Wheat Fiddle, mandolin and guitar
Betty Odum Banjo and mountain dulcimer
Judy Hamilton Mountain dulcimer
Annette Lindsey Mountain dulcimer and autoharp
Karel Wheat Bones, spoons and bodhran
Kevin Alewine Guitar, mandolin, flute, whistle and piano
Side 3 Side 4
1. Whiskey Before Breakfast 1. Forked Deer
2. Mason’s Apron 2. Dubuque/Bill Cheatham
3. Texas Gals 3. Rose Tree/Liberty
4. Shepherd’s Wife Waltz 4. My Home Waltz
5. Lone Star Rag 5. Upper Lehigh/Flying Cloud Cotillion
6. Texarkana Hornpipe/Texas Quickstep 6. Texas/Santa Ana’s Retreat/Sally in the Garden
7. Cotton-eyed Joe/Sally Goodin/Cherokee Shuffle 7. Redwing
8. Road to Lisdoonvarna/Drowsy Maggie

Cold Frosty Morn (Cassette) – Released 1981

Performers Instruments
Dana Hamilton Hammered dulcimer and mandolin
David Lindsey Hammered dulcimer
Judy Hamilton Mountain dulcimer
Annette Lindsey Mountain dulcimer and autoharp
Mike Druey Guitar, mountain dulcimer, autoharp and harmonica
Russell Cook Guitar
Bill Heckler Guitar
Side 1 Side 2
1. Soldier’s Joy 1. Blackberry Blossom
2. Off to California 2. Nonesuch
3. Golden Slippers 3. Pigtown Fling
4. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring 4. Temperance Reel/Swinging on a Gate
5. Over the Waterfall/Mississippi Sawyer 5. June Apple
6. Red River Valley 6. Coming Down the Brae
7. Cold Frosty Morn 7. How Gracious are Thy Mercies, Lord