Label: Death Is Not The End
Preorder: Releases August, 19 2022
What shall we sing? Folklorist Derek Piotr presents the third and final installation in the Bare family trilogy, this time highlighting lesser-known and garbled versions of local folk tunes, and again braiding the past with the present by incorporating his own contemporary fieldwork of the Bare's living descendants.
Track 1 recorded by Herbert Halpert in Maryville, TN, April 23, 1939.
Tracks 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, and 12 recorded by Herbert Halpert in Elk Park, NC, April 12, 1939.
Tracks 5 and 13 recorded by Herbert Halpert near Morganton, NC, April 19, 1939.
Track 6 recorded by Derek Piotr in Morganton, NC, April 11, 2022.
Tracks 7 and 10 recorded by Derek Piotr in Vilas, NC, April 18, 2022.
Cover image of Mrs. Sabra Bare Hampton courtesy of Della Ruth Harshbarger.