Friday, April 1, 2011

On My Long Journey Home

This traditional song was made famous by The Monroe Brothers, but dates back to at least 1890. Alternative titles include; "High Sheriff," "Deadheads and Suckers," and "Big Ball in Texas." The latter was recorded by The Prairie Ramblers in 1935 and is the likely source of modern renditions.

The New Lost City Ramblers...
My Long Journey Home (NLCRs) by BikesOnTheWall

Jeff Mosier (from Blueground Undergrass) and the pioneering "jam-band" Phish, pickin' in the parking lot before a 1994 concert in Bloomington, IN.
Long Journey Home (Jeff Mosier with Phish, 1994) by BikesOnTheWall

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