Chris Bracken and Nicole Singer (Social Singing and Centering Youth in Traditional Music)

Episode 325 · November 16th, 2022 · 1 hr 2 mins

About this Episode

Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friends are Chris Bracken and Nicole Singer. We recorded this two weekends ago at Raise the Rafters Traditional Song Weekend in Rhododendron, OR.

Songs in this episode:

  • Cape Cod Girls (1:20)
  • Dashing Away with a Smoothing Iron (18:44)
  • Bright Morning Stars (29:38)
  • Rattlin’ Bog (52:16)
  • Three Jolly Fisherman (58:17)
  • Bonus track: Pleasant and Delightful

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