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Ambleton (Home Dearie Home)
Goin' Down to Cairo
Waterbound
Southbound Passenger Train

Live in Carolina

1. Cave in the Rock - Doug Miller, arranged by A. Darveaux, I learned this from Doug and Bonnie Miller. Doug
researched the history of Cave In Rock in southern Illinois and to his knowledge this song is the only one
about that tragic time after the revolutionary war on the Ohio river. Alan Darveaux, lead vocals-dulcimer,
Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

2.
I Still Miss Someone - Johnny Cash, arranged by S.Keever, Keever grew up with this song being played by his
sister at home. Sherrill Keever-lead vocals-guitar, Alan Darveaux-dulcimer, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

3.
Pappy's Break - Alan Darveaux *, I wrote this with heavy influence from Robert Force and Al d'Ossche'. This
was the 1st. tune I wrote on dulcimer. Alan Darveaux - dulcimer, Jeff Haslam - mandolin, Jim Clark - bass

4.
Grandfather's Clock - Henry C. Work, arranged by S. Keever, Sherrill Keever - lead vocals-guitar,
Alan Darveaux - dulcimer, Jeff Haslam - mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

5.
Escanaba - Alan Darveaux *, My dear friends in Illinois cross-country ski at this frozen lake in Wisconsin. It is
simply beautiful in the Winter. Alan Darveaux-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever- bowed psaltry, Jeff Haslam-mandolin,
Jim Clark-bass

6.
Angeline the Baker - Traditional, arranged by Slight Departure, A great bouncy dance tune.
Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

7.
The Bridge - Alan Darveaux *, I wrote this ballad about a bridge near my house where seven people have died.
Alan Darveaux-vocal-dulcimer

8.
Rosie's Arms - David Schnaufer, arranged by A. Darveaux, I am pleased to have David's enthusiastic permission
to record this beautiful song. Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin,
Jim Clark-bass

9.
Tomorrw is a Long Time - Bob Dylan, arranged by A. Darveaux with a definate Slight Departure.
Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

10.
Ambleton(Home Dearie Home) - Traditional, arranged by A. Darveaux, a beautiful song from up New England
way, my birth place. I heard this on a Folk Legacy album by Ed Trickett. Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer,
Sherrill Keever-guitar-bowed psaltry, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

11.
Goin' Down to Cairo - Traditional, arranged by A. Darveaux, another bouncy tune I learned from Doug and
Bonnie Miller. Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

12.
Southbound Passenger Train - Doc Watson, arranged by S.Keever. Get your train whistles ready.
Sherrill Keever-lead vocals - guitar,Alan Darveaux-shaker, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

13.
Waterbound - Traditional, arranged by Slight Departure, a North Carolina song and a buck dance tune for sure.
Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

14.
First of October - Alan Darveaux *, a tune I wrote playing in d'd'gd with influence once again from Robert
Force and Al d'Ossche'. Alan Darveaux - dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-bass, Jeff Haslam-mandolin

15.
Tumblin' Tumbleweed - Bob Nolan, arranged by J. Haslam. Gotta have a cowboy song and a darn good
one at that. Robert Force let me tumble my first weed out in Arizona. Jeff Haslam-lead vocals-mandolin,
Alan Darveaux-autoharp, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jim Clark-bass

16.
Shady Grove -Traditional, arranged by S.Keever, Keever shows his Doc Watson influence on this one.
Sherrill Keever-lead vocals-guitar, Alan Darveaux-dulcimer, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark - bass

17.
Crockett's Honeymoon - Traditional, arranged by Slight Departure. A slightly departed arrangement for
sure. Alan Darveaux-dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

18.
If I Sailed Away - Alan Darveaux *, A parting song she never knew I wrote. Alan Darveaux-lead vocals -
dulcimer, Sherrill Keever-guitar-bowed psaltry, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

19.
Santa Anna's Retreat - Traditional,arranged by Slight Departure. Boy howdy. Alan Darveaux-dulcimer,
Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

20.
Few Days - Traditional, arranged by Slight Departure, I learned this from another Folk Legacy album, Five
Days Singing. Alan Darveaux-lead vocals

21.
Amy's Solitude - Alan Darveaux *, A love song to Amy. Alan Darveaux-lead vocals-dulcimer,
Sherrill Keever-guitar, Jeff Haslam-mandolin, Jim Clark-bass

* 2001, Alan Darveaux all rights reserved
All others used by permission, Traditional

Recorded live by:
Marcus Kearns
Stage sound:
Fletcher Nelson
Mixed by:
Jeff Haslam, Scorpion Hill Recording
Special Thanks:
Kim Henry, Scorpion Hill Recording
Thanks to Steve and Donna Metcalf
Cover Design & Graphics:
Trout Song Designs

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