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Narmour/Smith Carroll Co. Blues

07 Nov 01 - 08:24 PM (#587900)
Subject: Narmour/Smith Carroll Co. Blues
From: GUEST,khandu

Where may I find any recordings by Willie Narmour/ Shell Smith? Their famous composition was "Carroll County Blues". Thery were responsible for turning a talent scout on to Mississippi John Hurt in the '20's.

Any help out there?


07 Nov 01 - 11:50 PM (#588016)
Subject: RE: Narmour/Smith Carroll Co. Blues
From: GUEST,Dale

Mississippi String Bands Volume 1 & 2 Traditional Fiddle Music Of Mississippi ~~ County 3513 and 3514

Narmour and Smith do two tunes on Volume 1, Sweet Milk & Peaches and Avalon Quickstep and four on Volume 2, Carroll County Blues, Charleston #1, Captain George, Has Your Money Come, and Mississippi Breakdown. There are 20 cuts on each album, and to choose one over the other would be a difficult choice for me. Obviously, if you are mostly interested in Narmour and Smith, then I would suggest Volume 2. If in doubt, get both, you won't be sorry. (opinion)

18 Sep 14 - 12:29 PM (#3661540)
Subject: RE: Narmour/Smith Carroll Co. Blues

Willie Narmour and Shell Smith will be recognized Oct. 4 during the Pioneer Day Festival around the Carrollton, Miss., Square with the unveiling of a Country Music Trail marker in their honor. Latest time given for this event, which will be accompanied by live music, is 11 a.m.

19 Sep 14 - 12:10 PM (#3661876)
Subject: RE: Narmour/Smith Carroll Co. Blues
From: GUEST,Fred McCormick

Just thought I'd point out that Narmour & Smith's entire recorded repertoire has recently been reissued by Document Records .