Fiddler Country US nť Joseph Emmett Mainer, le 20 Juillet 1898 ŗ Weaverville (Caroline du Nord) . J.E. Mainer est dťcťdť le 12 Juin 1971.

Mainer's Mountaineers, with their leader J.E. Mainer on fiddle, were one of the most popular string bands of the 1930s. They formed an important link between old-time string music and bluegrass, and their musical life exemplified several important aspects of the musical culture of the mountain southeast: the importance of the brother duo, the early link between country music and radio advertising, and the prevalence of turn-of-the-century sentimental song in the repertories of 1930s musicians. Mainer was born in Buncombe County, NC, and was raised in the mountains. His first instrument was the banjo, which he played at local square dances. Mainer's music, like that of other southeastern performers, offered an alternative to working in North Carolina's hellish textile mills; Mainer left home for mill work in his mid-teens, landing first in Knoxville, TN, and then in Concord, NC, where he moved in 1922 and lived for the rest of his life. At one point, having turned his banjo over to his brother Wade temporarily, he sold some agricultural seed on commission and drew his pay in the form of a tin fiddle. After he mastered the showpiece "John Henry," he invested in a better instrument. Soon he and Wade had joined with other local musicians to form a band. Mainer's appetite for performing was whetted when he started winning top prizes at fiddle contests.
By the early '30s, the commercial potential of country music on radio had been amply demonstrated, and Charlotte's Crazy Water Crystals Company (a purveyor of bottled water containing mineral salts of dubious medical value) offered Mainer's Mountaineers a series of promotional appearances and a slot on Charlotte's powerful WBT radio station. The group, now featuring John Love and Zeke Morris on guitars, was re-christened the Crazy Mountaineers and remained on WBT for four years. The fame they attained interested record companies in turn, and the group recorded its first sides for the Bluebird label in Atlanta in 1935.
One of the 14 songs recorded at that session was "Maple on the Hill," a turn-of-the-century sentimental standard originally composed by the African-American Cincinnati janitor-composer Gussie Davis. The song had been introduced to country audiences by both Vernon Dalhart and the Carter Family, but the mournful warmth of J.E.'s fiddle and Wade's banjo made it a country standard. In 1936, Wade and Zeke Morris left to form the Sons of the Mountaineers, while J.E. and his new lineup, consisting of Snuffy Jenkins, George Morris, and Leonard Stokes, spent over a year playing on radio stations in Spartanburg and Columbia. In 1939, with new musicians once again, Mainer recorded once more for Bluebird with Clyde Moody and Jay Hugh Hall. After World War II, Mainer became one of the first artists signed to the independent Cincinnati label King and made recordings with a band featuring his sons Curly and Glenn. New musical trends were in the air by then, however, and Mainer returned home to Concord. For the next 15 years he made mostly local appearances.
The Mountaineers were rediscovered during the folk revival in 1962 by Chris Strachwitz of the California-based Arhoolie label. At that time, Mainer's Mountaineers recorded The Legendary Family From the Blue Ridge Mountains, which introduced Mainer's music to a whole new generation. King reissued some of the Mountaineers recordings (such as Good Ole Mountain Music) in the early '60s, and over the course of that decade Mainer recorded several more albums and made appearances on the radio and at festivals. He continued to perform until his death in 1971.

Talents : Fiddle, Banjo

Style musical : Old Time

THE LONGEST TRAIN (1936)

JOHN HENRY WAS A LITTLE BOY (1936)

KISS ME CINDY (1937)

JOHN HENRY (1946)

RUN MOUNTAIN (1949)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

78 t. & Singles

09/1935 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6065 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Maple On The Hill / Take Me In the Lifeboat
10/1935 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6088 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Ship's Sailing Now / This World Is Not My Home
10/1935 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6090 (US) Broken Hearted Blues (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Greenback Dollar (Daddy John LOVE)
10/1935 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6104 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - New Curly Headed Baby / Let Her Go God Bless Her
12/1935 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6160 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - City On The Hill / Lights In The Valley
01/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6194 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Write A Letter To Mother / Searching For A Pair Of Blue Eyes (Daddy John LOVE)
01/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6222 (US)

The Longest Train (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / + Arthur Smith

03/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6290 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Fatal Wreck Of The Bus / One To Love Me
03/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6293 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Where The Red Red Roses Grow / Maple On The Hill, Part 2
03/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6294 (US) Daddy John LOVE - My Wife Went Away And Left Me / My Little Red Ford
04/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6324 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Cause Mother's Hair To Turn Grey / Satisfied
05/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6385 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I Am Walking In The Light / When I Reach My Home Eternal
06/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6423 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Going To Georgia / Nobody's Darling But Mine
06/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6424 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - New Lost Train Blues / Number 111
07/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6440 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Goin' Back West In The Fall / Behind The Parlor Door
08/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6479 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - The Old And Faded Picture / Take Me Home To The Sweet Sunny South
08/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6491 (US) Daddy John LOVE - Cotton Mill Blues / There's No Place Like Home
09/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6539 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Got a Home In That Rock / Going Down The River Of Jordan
10/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6583 (US) Daddy John LOVE - I Am Dreaming Of Mother / Blue Days
10/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6584 (US) Johnson's Old Grey Mule (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Watermelon On The Vine (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
10/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6596 (US) Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS - Walk That Lonesome Valley / Shake Hands With Mother
11/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6624 (US) Railroad Blues (Daddy John LOVE) / What Makes Him Do It (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
11/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6629 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - On A Cold Winter Night / John Henry Was A Little Boy
11/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6653 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - They Said My Lord Was A Devil / Cowboy's Pony In Heaven
11/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6675 (US) Over The Hills In Carolina (Daddy John LOVE) / Budded Roses (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
12/1936 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6738 (US) DIXIE REELERS - Won't Be Worried Long / Do You Want To See Mother Again?
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4710 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Where The Red Red Roses Grow / Maple On The Hill, Part 2
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4711 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - City On The Hill / Lights In The Valley
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4712 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Cause Mother's Hair To Turn Grey / Satisfied
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4713 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Bring Me A Leaf From The Sea / Brown Eyes
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4714 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - This World Is Not My Home / Ship's Sailing Now
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4715 (US) John LOVE & MAINER'S MOUNTAINEER - Broken Hearted Blues / Greenback Dollar
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4716 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Write A Letter To Mother / Searching For A Pair Of Blue Eyes
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4717 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Fatal Wreck Of The Bus / One To Love Me
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4718 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mother Came To Get Her Boy Back From Jail / Just As The Sun Went Down
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4719 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Going To Georgia / Come Back To Your Dobie Shack
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4969 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Maple On The Hill / Take Me Into The Lifeboat
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 4970 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Let Her Go God Bless Her
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 5028 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - If I Could Hear My Mother Pray / Nobody's Darling On Earth
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 5035 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Take Me Home To Sweet Sunny Tennessee / The Old And Faded Picture
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7001 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I Am Walking In The Light / When I Reach My Home Eternal
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7002 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Behind The Parlor Door / Goin' Back West In The Fall
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7003 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - New Lost Train Blues / Number 111
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7004 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Going Down The River Of Jordan / I've Got A Home In The Rock
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7005 (US) The Longest Train (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / My Mother Is Waiting (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS)
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7006 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Watermelon On The Vine / Johnson's Old Grey Mule
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7007 (US) Shake Hands With Mother (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS) / Walk That Lonesome Valley (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS))
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7008 (US) MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - On A Cold Winter Night / John Henry Was A Little Boy
1936 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7009 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I Won't Be Worried Long / Seven Aand A Half
01/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6752 (US) Dear Daddy You're Gone (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Hop Along Peter (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS)
02/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6784 (US) Just One Way To The Pearly Gates (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / I'll Be A Friend Of Jesus (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS)
02/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-6792 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Seven And A Half / Why Do You Bob Your Hair Girls
10/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7151 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - We Can't Be Darlings Anymore / Answer To Greenback Dollar
10/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7165 (US) I'm Not Turning Backward (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / The Dying Boy's Prayer (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS)
11/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7222 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Tell Mother I'll Meet Her / In A Little Village Church Yard
12/1937 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7289 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind / Kiss Me Cindy
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7091 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - They Said My Lord Was A Devil / Cowboy's Pony In Heaven
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7092 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Been Foolin' Me, Baby / Won't Somebody Pal With Me?
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7127 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Little Rosebuds / Little Birdie
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7128 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Short Life And It's Troubles / In The Land Beyond The Blue
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7129 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Train Carry My Gal Back Home / I've Always Been A Rambler
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7130 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I'm Starting Life Anew With You / A Change All Around
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7131 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Why Do You Bob Your Hair, Girls? / Hop Along Peter
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7132 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I'll Be A Friend Of Jesus / Just One Way To The Pearly Gates
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7133 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Dear Daddy, You're Gone / I Miss My Mother And Daddy
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7134 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - What Would You Give In Exchange / Sleep On, Departed On
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7300 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Tell Mother I'll Meet Her / We Can't Be Darlings Any More
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7301 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Answer To Greenback Dollar / In A Little Village Churchyard
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7302 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Swing The Door Of Your Heart Open Wide / Carry Your Cross With A Smile
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7303 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Floating Down The Stream Of Time / There's A Green Hill Far Away
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7304 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Go Out / You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7305 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Kiss Me Cindy / Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind
1937 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7307 (US) Answer To Two Little Rosebuds (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Down In The Willow (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS)
01/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7349 (US) Miss Me When I'm Gone (Leonard STOKES/George MORRIS) / Don't Go Out (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
02/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7401 (US) Leonard STOKES/George MORRIS - Swing The Door Of Your Heart Open Wide / There's A Green Hill Far Away
02/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7412 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Lamp Lighting Time In Heaven / I'm Living The Right Life Now
03/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7424 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Lonely Tomb / All My Friends
04/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7471 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - If I Lose Let Me Lose / Oh Why Did I Ever Get Married
04/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7483 (US) Don't Get Too Deep In Love (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Pale Moonlight (Wade MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
05/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7523 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Carry Your Cross With A Smile / Floating Down The Stream Of Time
05/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7561 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Leave Me Alone / I Won't Be Worried
05/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7586 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Your Best Friend Is Always Near / When The Light's Gone Out In Your Soul
05/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7587 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mountain Sweetheart / Don't Forget Me Lil Darlin'
07/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7659 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Once I Loved A Young Man / Somebody Cares
08/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7730 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Just Over In The Glory Land / I'm In The Glory Land Way
09/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7753 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Where Romance Calls / Another Alabama Camp Meeting
11/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7845 (US) Back To Johnson City (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Mitchell Blues (Wade MAINER & Zeke MORRIS)
12/1938 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7958 (US) Great Reaping Day (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / I Shall Not Be Moved (DIXIE REELERS)
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7452 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I'm Living The Right Life Now / Lamp Lighting Time In Heaven
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7453 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - When The Light's Gone Out In Your Soul / Your Best Friend Is Always Near
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7454 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Just Over In The Glory Land / I'm In The Glory Land Way
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7455 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Somebody Cares / Great Reaping Day
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7456 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I Once Loved A Young Man / If I Lose Let Me Lose
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7457 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Back To Johnson City / Oh Why Did I Ever Get Married
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7480 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Lonely Tomb / All My Friends
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7481 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Get Too Deep In Love / Pale Moonlight
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7482 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Don't Leave Me Alone / I Won't Be Worried
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7483 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Where Romance Calls / Since I Met My Mother-In-Law
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7484 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mitchell Blues / Another Alabama Camp Meeting
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7559 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - She Is Spreading Her Wings For A Journey / Life's Evenin' Sun
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7560 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Farther Along / Home In The Sky
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7561 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Dear Loving Mother And Dad / If I Had Listened To Mother
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7562 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - That Kind / Can't Tell About These Women
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7564 (US) The Same Old You And Me (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / North Carolina Moon (Wade MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
1938 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7565 (US) More Good Women Gone Wrong (Wade MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / You're Awfully Mean To Me (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
01/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-7965 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Can't Tell About These Women / More Good Women Gone Wrong
02/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8007 (US)

J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Life's Evenin' Sun / Home In The Sky

02/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8023 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Farther Along / She Is Spreading Her Wings For A Journey
03/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8042 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Sparkling Blue Eyes / We Will Miss Him
04/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8091 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I Left My Home In The Mountains / I Met Her At A Ball One Night
04/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8120 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - You May Forsake Me / Look On And Cry
05/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8137 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - If I Had Listened To Mother / Mother Still Prays For You
05/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8145 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - One Little Kiss / Mama Don't Make Me Go To Bed
05/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8152 (US) Dear Loving Mother And Dad (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / + Wade MAINER
06/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8187 (US) Country Blues (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Concord Rag (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS)
06/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8199 (US) Daddy John LOVE - Homeless Child / Where Is My Mama
07/1939 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8203 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Crying Holy / Heaven's Bells Are Ringing
1939 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7880 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I'm A Poor Pilgrim / Concord Rag
1939 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7881 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Country Blues / Drunkard's Hiccups
1939 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7882 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Sparkling Blue Eyes / We Will Miss Him
1939 78 t. MONTGOMERY WARD 7883 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I Left My Home In The Mountains / I Met Her At A Ball One Night
02/1940 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8400 (US) Drunkard's Hiccoughs (MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS) / Night She Cried In My Beer (Hal DAVIS & His ORCHESTRA)
1941 78 t. VICTOR 27496 (US)

Cold Winter Night (J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS -) / Ida Red (Gid Tanner)

12/1941 78 t. BLUEBIRD B-8887 (US)

J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - She Gave His Life / Precious Jewel

07/1946 78 t. KING 538 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - What'll I Do With The Baby / The Yodelin' Mountaineer
07/1946 78 t. KING 543 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mother's Only Sleeping / Workin' On A Buildin'
1946 78 t. KING 550 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - John Henry / I'll Remember You Love (In My Prayers)
1946 78 t. KING 622 (US) J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Big Ball In Texas / Johnson County Blues
10/1947 78 t. KING 661 (US)  J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Gathering Flowers From The Hillside / Lonely Tomb
1947 78 t. KING 724 (US)  J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - I'm Not Turning Backward / The Forks Of The Road
08/1948 78 t. KING 762 (US) 

J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Pale Moonlight / The Lonely Train

11/1949 78 t. KING 819 (US)  J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Shoot The Turkey Buzzard / Run Mountain
1950 78 t. KING 851 (US)  J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Walking For The Lord / Before The Judgment Day
1950 SP KING 45-851

J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Walking For The Lord / Before The Judgment Day

09/1961 SP. KING 45-5522 (US)

J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mainer's Jews Harp / Get Away Old Man, Get Away

1966 SP BLUEJAY 201 (US) J. E. MAINER & His MOUNTAINEERS - Train No. 111 / Hard Times In A Cotton Mill
1966 SP BLUEJAY 202 (US) J. E. MAINER & His MOUNTAINEERS - Julie Ann / The Story Of Emmer Hartsell




Albums

12/1959 LP 12" KING K-666 (US) GOOD OLE MOUNTAIN MUSIC - MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - What'll I Do With Baby-O / Workin' On A Buildin' / John Henry / Run Mountain / I'm Not Turning Backward / Lonely Train / Pale Moonlight / Gathering Flowers From The Hillside / Shoot The Turkey Buzzard / Forks Of The Road / Mother's Only Sleeping / Big Ball's In Town / Johnson County Blues / I'll Remember You Love In My Prayers / Lonely Tombs
1961 LP 12" KING K-765 (US) THE VARIETY ALBUM - J.E. MAINER - Mainer's Breakdown / Echos / Ticklish / David Glen's Chimes / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Country Breakdown / Nobody's Business / Old Number Nine / Pretty Moon / Little Adobe Shack / Forty Years Ago / Tears At The Altar / Take Hold Of My Hand / Don't Tease Me This Way / I Can Hear My Mother Praying / I'll Be True To The One I Love
1962 LP 12" KING K-769 (US) SOULFUL SACRED SONGS - Wade Mainer's Mountaineers -Mother's Prayers Have Followed Me / Don't Write To Mother Too Late / The Hill Lone And Gray / No Place To Lay Your Head/I'm Glad I'm On The Inside Looking Out / He Signed My Pardon / That Star Belongs To Me / Home In The Rock / Dust On The Bible / The New Bright World / My Soldier Boy / Standing Outside / Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep / The Little Brown Church / Building On That Rock / Streamlined Religion
07/1963 LP 12" ARHOOLIE F-5002 (US) THE LEGENDARY FAMILY FROM THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS - J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mississippi Sawyer / Ramshackle Shack / Run Mountain / Short Life Of Trouble / If I Lose Let Me Lose / Greenback Dollar / Seven And A Half / Sally Goodin' / Maple On The Hill / Home In Louisiana / Wild Bill Jones / Shake My Mother's Hand For Me / I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail / Mama Don't Allow
07/1967 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-185 (US) THE LEGENDARY J. E. MAINER & HIS MOUNTAINEERS - OLD TIME MOUNTAIN MUSIC - Watermelon On The Vine / Hoop It Up, Liza Jane / Sweet Sunny South / Shoot The Turkey Buzzard / Oh! Those Tombs / Kenny Wagner / Run Mountain / Rock That Cradle, Lucy / Don't Go Out Tonight, Little Darlin' / Granny Kickin' Up Her Heels / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Ticklish David / Stayed In The Wagon Yard / Gettin' There Rabbit / City On Mt. Zion / Don't Cry Honey / Dance Around Molly / Taby Let Your Hair Hang Down / Me And My Gal / Jim Boy's Breakdown
12/1967 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-191 (US) THE LEGENDARY J. E. MAINER & HIS MOUNTAINEERS - MORE OLD TIME MOUNTAIN MUSIC - Jolly Blacksmith / Hop Along Peter / Mainer's Blues / Shout Lula / Wildwood Flower / Down The Old Plank Road / Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy - Forty Years Ago / Glass Number One / Railroad Bill / Blue Ridge Break Down / Courtin' In The Rain / Old Hen Sitting In A Chimmey Jamb / Donkey On The Track / Adam And Eve In The Garden / Get Away Old Man / Jay Goose Is Dead / Climbing Up The Mountain / Goodbye Little Bonnie / Hand Me Down My Peg And Awl
02/1968 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-198 (US) THE LEGENDARY J.E. MAINER WITH RED SMILEY & THE BLUEGRASS CUT-UPS - Vol. 3 - Seven And A Half / Devilish Mary / Hannah / Baby Buntin / Ride Old Buck To Water / Casey Jones / Arkansas Traveler / Change In Business All Around / Polly Put The Kettle On / Shady Grove / Old Blind Horse / Papa's Billy Goat / Burglar Man / Don't Tax The Gals / Eleven Cents Cotton / Home Sweet Home / Shortenin' Bread / Johnny Get Your Gun / I Had An Old Grey Mare / Alabama Camp Meeting
1968 LP 12" BLUEJAY LP-A-101 (US)

Happy 70th Birthday - J.E. MAINER- Howdy-Do Everybody / Leather Britches / Storms Are On The Ocean (vocal : Janette Carter) / Diamonds In The Rough / Pig In The Pen / Pig In The Pen / Chinese Breakdown / My I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight Mister? / Wildwood Flower / Ground Hog / Soldier's Joy / Down Yonder / Happy Birthday, J.E. (Everybody Sings)

1968 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-208 (US) THE LEGENDARY J.E. MAINER - VOL. 4 - Shoo Fly / Darn Little Ford / In The War (All Night Long) / Run Boy Run / Preacher And The Bear / Jimmy And Johnny / Down In Union Country / Why Do You Bob Your Hair Girls / Behind The Parlor Door / State Of Arkansas / Girl I Love Don't Pay Me No Mind / Cumberland Gap / What'll I Do With The Baby-O / Dixie Bee Line / From Jerusalem To Jericho / I Killed Poor Liza Foster / Living On The Farm / Whoa Mule Whoa / Chewing Gum / Saving Up Coupons
1968 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-215 (US) THE LEGENDARY J.E. MAINER - VOL. 5 - Man In The Wood Pile / I Tickled Nancy / Give Me Back My Five Dollars / Quit Kicking My Dog Around / Rise When The Rooster Crows / Alimony / I'm A Child To Fight / My Gal Rides In A Wheelbarrow / Great Big House / Down In Rockingham / Old Molly Hare / My Daughter Wants To Marry / Farm Relief / Sugar Babe / I Got Mine / When A Man Falls In Love / I Don't Reckon' It Will Happen Again / Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel / Tell Me How Long / Hard Times On The Farm
1969 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-222 (US)

The Legendary J.E. Mainer FIDDLING WITH HIS GIRL SUSAN - Vol. 6 - Fill Me Up With The Bottle / All The Way Around With My Susan / Cotton Mill Colic / Death Of Floyd Collins / Same Old Man At The Mill / My Baby's Got The Money All The Time / Going To Georgia / Sinking Of The Titanic / Keep Peace With Uncle Sam / Monkey On A Dog Cart / Do Around My Lindy / Goodbye Booze / Baptized Sister Lucy Lee / Hot Time In The Old Town Tonight / Riley The Furniture Man / Where Were You When The Train Left Town / Georgia Railroad / Knocking On The Hen House Door / Birmingham Will Win The Prize / Going West In The Fall

1969 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-225 (US)

The Legendary J.E. Mainer WHITTLIN' AND... - Vol. 7 - Cookin' In The Kitchen / Stern Old Bachelor / Last Night When Willie Came Home / Carve That Possum Children / Ain't No Bugs On Me / Baldheaded End Of The Broom / Rabbit In The Log / Everybody Works But My Father / Tell 'em Lies And Feed 'em Candy / Walking In The My Sleep / Loving Henry Lee / Pat & The Crossed-Eyed Butcher / I've Still Got "99" / Good Old Bowling Green / Kattie Dear / Old Dan Tucker / Eating Up The Gravy / George Collins / Who Broke The Lock On The Hen House Door / Did You Ever See The Devil Uncle Joe? / The Gospel Way

1969 LP 12" BLUEJAY LP-A-102 (US)

Precious Memories - J. E. MAINER / E.P. WILLIAMS - Train 111 (J. E. MAINER) / Elmer Hartsell (J. E. MAINER) / Julie Ann (J. E. MAINER) / Girl From Back Home (J. E. MAINER) / The Letter (E. P. WILLIAMS) / The Ballad Of J. E. Mainer (E. P. WILLIAMS) / Hard Times In A Cotton Mill (J. E. MAINER) / Love Lingers On (E. P. WILLIAMS) / Valley To Pray (J. E. MAINER) / Conversation with J.E. (J. E. MAINER, E. P. WILLIAMS)/ Little Country Village (E. P. WILLIAMS)

1969 LP 12" Old Timey OT-106 (US)

J.E. Mainer's Crazy Mountaineers - Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind / Answer To Greenback Dollar / Sparkling Blue Eyes / Kiss Me Cindy / Why Do You Bob Your Hair, Girls / We Will Miss Him / Just Over In The Gloryland / Seven And A Half / Searching For A Pair Of Blue Eyes / Write A Letter To Mother / Sparkling Blue Eyes #2 / A Change All Around / Maple On The Hill #2 / Let Her Go, God Bless Her

1969 LP 12" Old Timey OT-107 (US)

J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers - Vol. 2 - Concord Rag / In A Little Village Churchyard / Country Blues / Drunkard's Hiccoughs / New Lost Train Blues / Fatal Wreck Of The Bus / Don't Go Out / Going Back West In The Fall / I Once Loved A Young Man / Train No. 11 / Broken Hearted Blues / Blue Ridge Mountain Blues / Back To Johnson City / When I Reach My Home Eternal

1970 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-227 (US) THE LEGENDARY J.E. MAINER - VOL. 8 - Fallen Leaf / Cacklin' Hen / Mary Of The Wild Moor / Let's Go Down Town / Picking Up Corn / Young Roger The Miller / Your Bound To Look Like A Monkey / If You Should See Your Sister / Old Pine Tree / Wild Coat Woman / Bring Me A Leaf From The Sea / Gambling On The Sabbath Day / Alabama Gal / Short Life Of Trouble / Swanee / No Tunnel / Big Ball In Town / Big Eyed Rabbitt / Old Man In The Way / Over The Waves / Shadow Of The Pines
1970 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-228 (US) THE LEGENDARY J.E. MAINER - VOL. 9 - Rim Street Break Down / Silver Haired Daddy / Hang Lit In The Henhouse / Six Months Ain't Long / Night Time In Nevada / Old Wooden Rocker / When The Roses Bloom Again / Tired Of The Same Thing / My Wife's In Europe / I Found You Out / Break And Gravy / Coal Miner's Grave / Sally Goodin' / Down In Arkansas / Hold Onto The Sleigh / Ghost Train / Good Old Summer Time / Bachelor Blues / Storms In The Ocean / Lavender Cowboy
1970 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-229 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer - THE GOOD OLD REBEL - Vol. 10 - Rising Sun Blues / Good Old Rebel / Somebody's Waiting For You / Your Pallet On The Floor / Farmer Who Wouldn't Hoe / Corn / Highway Man / I'll Come Back To You / Don't Whip Your Wife On Sunday / Black Jack David / Cherry The Carousel / Al Smith For President / Dry And Dusty / Trade It For A Boy / Way Down In Georgia / I Never Will Marry / The Farmer And The Devil / Down Yonder

1970 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-230 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer - Vol. 11 - Wasn't That A Mighty Storm / Fishing Ball / Coney Isle / Play Mates / Dig A Hole / Swooping Song / Take Your Blues And Go / Put Your Arms Around Me / Where The Red Roses Graw / Fix Your Wagon / J. E's Hoedown / Down By The Railroad Track / Golden Willow Tree / Punching Daugh / Weary Miner Blues / Pride Of The Prairie / He's Coming Us To Dead / Fox Chace / Back To The Mountains / Wrong Keyhole

1970 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-231 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer - Vol. 12 - Two Little Girls In Blue / Sally Ann Go Right Back / Jobs Coffin / Bring On Down The House / All Quiet Along The Potomac / Little Old Sad Shang / Old Fashioned Picture / Sister Kate / Big Juanita / Fatal Wedding / Country Fair / Traveling Man / Where Do You Gonna Hide / Just That Kind / Six Kings Daughters / Baby For Sale / Bitter Creek Breakdown / Keep Knocking / Old Napoleon

1970 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-234 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer - Vol. 13 - Hush Money / Diggin Taters / You'll Come To Me / Flop Eared Mule / The Right Side / After The Ball / Raggedy Ann / Trusting You / Fatal Derby Day / Bucking Mule / Would You Care / Southern Melody / An Unfriendly World / Lie To My Baby / Dance Around Little Lou / A Sinners Song / Keep Inching Along / Nobody / Willie Green / Chicken Reel

1971 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-240 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer - Vol. 14 - I Donít Mean To Cry When Youíre Gone / Peggyís Special / Gonna Raise A Ruckus Tonight / Sheeps In The Meadow / Blind Fool Crazy Fool / The Farmer Is The Man / Rattle Snake Daddy / Kitty Wells / Old Joe Clark / Iím Going Home / New Kingdom Coming / Concord Rag / Long Journey Home / Georgia Black Bottom / Cripple Creek / Bully Of The Town / Why Did I Get Married / Johnson Boys / Snake In The Grass / Youíre The Same Old You

1971 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-241 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer With Morris Herbert - Vol. 15 - Just A Standby / Eating Goober Peas / Silver Threads Among The Gold / Baby Keep Stealing / You're Welcome As Flowers In May / Bonaparte's Retreat / Bird In The Gilded Cage / I Shall Not Be Moved / Wise Guy / Tell It On The Mountain / The 8th Of January / The Last Indian / Home In Tennessee / Bar Fly / Green Back / When I'm Hardup / Georgia Railroad / Turkish Lady / Old Rattler

1972 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-246 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer AND THE MOUNTAINEERS WITH MORRIS HERBERT - Vol. 16 - River Bottom Blues / Bundle At The Bun / Legend Of Billy The Kid / Starvin' To Death / Fifteen Cents Is All I've Got / My Little Jolie Blonde / Behind Each Man / Match Box Blues / Keep Knocking / Working In A Cotton Mill / Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow / Same Old Man / Branded Wherever I Go / Filipino Baby / Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar / Don't Cry Over Me / Mary Of The Wind Mills / New River Train

1972 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-247 (US) THE LEGENDARY J.E. MAINER AND THE MOUNTAINEERS WITH MORRIS HERBERT - VOL. 17 - Nobody's Business / Tax On A Hole In The Ground / Sold Down The River / Shout Lula / If You Should See Your Sister / Kansas City / Tabby Let Your Hair Hang Down / Bring Me A New Leaf / Can't Go Off My Mind / Down At The Cedar Mill / Roll On Buddy / I'll Hate Myself Tomorrow / High Ball Gap Of Mine / Two Happy Heart / Old Man Below / Rebuilding Bridges / Uncle Eph
1972 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-248 (US)

THE GOSPEL OF J. E. MAINER & THE MOUNTAINEERS With Morris Herbert - Vol. 18 - Keep On The Sunny Side / Where We'll Never Grow Old / Heavenly Airplace / These Bones Gonna Rise / Those Lonely Tombs / Give Me That Old Time Religion / Where You're Gonna Hide / Jobs Coffin / Unfriendly Word / Wasn't That A Mighty Storm / Coal Miner's Grave / River Jordan / He's Coming To Us Dead / Keep Iching Along / Gambling On The Sabbath Day / Tell It On The Mountain / Log Cabin In The Lone / Gospel Way

1972 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-249 (US)

The Fiddle Music of J. E. Mainer & The Mountaineers - Vol. 19 - Donkey Of The Track / Possum Up A Gum Stamp / Mitchell Break Down / Round Town Gal / Get In There Rabbitt / Climbing Up The Mountain / Shoot The Turkey Buzzard / Ride Old Buck To Water / Flop Eared Mule / Old Dan Tucker / Jolly Black Smith / Mainer Blues / Seven And One Half / Cacklin' Hen / Blue Ridge Break Down / Polly Put The Kettle On / Bucking Mule / Rabbitt In A Log / Chicken Reel / Run Mountain

1972 LP 12" RURAL RHYTHM RRJE-250 (US)

The Legendary J.E.Mainer - Vol. 20 - THE FIDDLE MUSIC OF THE J.E. MAINER & THE MOUNTAINEERS - Diggin' Taters / Johnson Boys / Old And In The Way / Fill Me Up With A Bottle / Raise A Ruckus / Rim Street Back Down / Jimmy And Johnny / Granny Kickin' Up Her Heels / Somebody's Waiting For Me / Cripple Creek / Dance Around Little Lou / Lost Indian / Johnny Get Your Gun / Then I'll Come Back To You / Man In The Wood Pile / Rock That Craddle Lucy / Jordan Am A Hard Way To Travel / Weary Miner Blues / Johnny's Old Grey Mule / Jim Boys Break Down

197? LP 12" PINE MOUNTAIN PMR 265 (US) A Variety Album - J. E. MAINER & HIS MOUNTAINEERS - Mainer's Breakdown / Echos / Ticklish David / Glen's Chime's / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Country Breakdown / Nobody''s Business / Old Number Nine / Pretty Moon / Little Adobe Shack / I'll Be True To The One I Love / Forty Years Ago / Don't Tease Me This Way / Tears At The Altar / Take Hold Of My Hand / I Can Hear My Mother Praying
1983 LP 12" Old Homestead OHCS-146 (US)

J. E. Mainer At Home (With Family and Friends) - volume I - Introduction and Theme / Chinese Breakdown / Chewing Gum / The Old 97 / New For Car / Cumberland Gap / That German War / Traveling Blues / Shoe Fly / Cripple Creek / Sweet Kitty Wells / Columbus Stockade Blues / In The Dixie Bee Line / Turkey In The Straw / Hesitation Blues / Crawdad Song / The Preacher And The Bear / ShuckiníCorn (closing)

1983 LP 12" Old Homestead OHCS-147 (US)

J. E. Mainer with Friends at Home - volume II - A Tribute - Jimmy Fell Down In A Hole / I Donít Love Nobody / Why Do You Bob Your Hair Girls / Birmingham / The Girl I Love Donít Pay Me No Mind / Cumberland Gap / Old Arkansas / Union County / McKinley / Iím S-A-V-E-D / The New Ford Car / Run Boy Run / Iím Saving Up Coupons / Chewing Gum / Shoo-Fly / From Jerusalem To Jericho / I Donít Want To Be Rich / I Was Born 4000 Years Ago / That German War

01/1997 CD ARHOOLIE ARHCD 456 (US) RUN MOUNTAIN - J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS - Mississippi Sawyer / Ramshackle Shack / Run Mountain / Short Life Of Trouble / If I Lse, Let Me Lose / Greenback Dollar / Seven And A Half / Don't Go Out Little Darling / Over In The Gloryland / The Country Blues / Hop Along Peter / He's Coming To Us Dead / Crying Holy / Oh Those Tombs / Rhythm Blues / Two Little Rosebuds / Sally Goodin' / Maple On The Hill / My Home's In Louisiana / Wild Bill Jones / Shake My Mother's Hand For Me / I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail / Mama Don't Allow
04/1998 CD RURAL RHYTHM 248 (US) 18 GOSPEL FAVORITES - J.E. MAINER with Morris HERBERT - Keep On The Sunny Side / Where We'll Never Grow Old / Heavenly Airplane / These Bones Gonna Rise / Those Lonely Tombs / Give Me That Old Time Religion / Where You Gonna Hide / Jobs Coffin / An Unfriendly World / Wasn't That A Mighty Storm / Coal Miner's Grave / River Jordan / He's Coming To Us Dead / Keep Inching Along / Gambling On The Sabbath Day / Tell It On The Mountain / Log Cabin In The Lane / The Gospel Way
10/1998 CD RURAL RHYTHM 250 (US) 20 OLD-TIME FAVORITES - J.E. MAINERS & The MOUNTAINEERS - Diggin' Taters / Johnson Boys / Old And In The Way / Fill Me Up A Bottle / Raise A Ruckus / Rim Street Breakdown / Jimmy And Johnny / Granny Kickin' Up Her Heels / Somebody's Waiting For You / Cripple Creek / Dance Around Little Lou / Lost Indian / Johnny Get Your Gun / Then I'll Come Back To You / Man In The Woodpile / Rock That Cradle Lucy / Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel / Wear Miner Blues / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Jim-Boy's Breakdown
2001 CD Cattle Compact CCD-238 (DE)

The Golden Age Of J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers - Run Mountain / Shot The Turkey Buzzard / What'll I Do With The Baby-O / John Henry / Big Ball's In Town / Forks Of The Road / Lonely Train / Yodeling Mountaineer / Gathering Flowers From The Hillside / Pale Moonlight / I'm Not Turning Backward / Johnson County Blues / Mother's Only Sleeping / I'll Remember You Love In My Prayers / Lonely Tombs / Workin' On A Buildin' / This World Is Not My Home / New Curly Headed Baby / On A Cold Winter's Night / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Maple On The Hill / Ridin' On That Train 45 / Kiss Me Cindy / Answer To "Greenback Dollar" / Little Maggie / Take Me In The Lifeboat

2005 CD BACM CD D 122 (UK)

J. E. Mainerís Mountaineers 1935-1939 - Seven And A Half / Let Her Go God Bless Her / City On The Hill / The Longest Train / Write A Letter To Mother / Lights In The Valley / Going Back West In The Fall / New Lost Train Blues / Number 111 / Fatal Wreck Of The Bus / Satisfied  / On A Cold Winterís Night / John Henry Was A Little Boy / Johnsonís Old Grey Mule / Wonít Be Worried Long / Going Down To The River Of Jordan / Why Do You Bob Your Hair Girls / Watermelon On The Vine / Donít Go Out / Donít Get Trouble In Your Mind / Drunkardís Hiccups / Country Blues (instr.) / Concord Rag (Instr)

08/2007 2 CD RURAL RHYTHM 511032 (US) 40 CLASSICS - OLD TIME MOUNTAIN MUSIC AND MORE OLD TIME MOUNTAIN MUSIC - J.E. MAINERS & His MOUNTAINEERS :
CD 1 : Watermelon On The Vine / Hoop It Up Liza Jane / Sweet Sunny South / Shoot The Turkey Buzzard / Oh! Those Tombs / Kenny Wagner / Run Mountain / Rock That Cradle, Lucy / Don't Go Out Tonight Little Darlin' / Granny Kickin' Up Her Heels / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Ticklish David / Stayed In The Wagon Yard / Gettin' There Rabbit / City On Mt. Zion / Don't Cry Honey / Dance Around Molly / Taby Let Your Hair Hang Down / Me And My Gal / Jim Boy's Breakdown
CD 2 : Jolly Blacksmith / Hop Along Peter / Mainer's Blues / Shout Lula / Wildwood Flower / Down The Old Plank Road / Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy / Forty Years Ago / Glass Number One / Railroad Bill / Blue Ridge Breakdown / Courtin' In The Rain / Old Hen Sitting In A Chimmy Jamb / Donkey On The Track / Adam And Eve In The Garden / Get Away Old Man / Jay Goose Is Dead / Climbing Up The Mountain / Goodbye Little Bonnie / Hand Me Down My Peg And Awl
03/2009 4 CD JSP 77118 (UK) 1935-1939 - THE EARLY RECORDINGS - J.E. MAINER :
CD 1 : J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS : Ship Sailing Now / This World Is Not My Home / Maple On The Hill / Take Me In The Lifeboat / Seven And A Half / New Curly Headed Baby / Let Her Go God Bless Her / City On The Hill / The Longest Train / Writer A Letter To Mother / Lights In The Valley / Goin' Back West In The Fall / New Lost Train Blues / Number 111 / I Am Walking In The Light / Don't Cause Mother's Hair To Turn Grey / When I Reach My Home Eternal / Fatal Wreck Of The Bus / Behind The Parlor Door / Satisfied / One To Love Me / On A Cold Winter Night / John Henry Was A Little Boy / The Old And Faded Picture / Take Me Home To The Sweet Sunny South
CD 2 : J.E. MAINER'S MOUNTAINEERS : Walk That Lonesome Valley / Got A Home In That Rock / Johnson's Old Grey Mule / Won't Be Worried Long / Goin' Down The River Of Jordan / Why Do You Bob Your Hair Girls? / Watermelon On The Vine / We Can't Be Darlings Anymore / Tell Mother I'll Meet Her / In A Little Village Churchyard / Wade MAINER/Zeke MORRIS : Come Back To Your Dobie Shack / Just As The Sun Went Down / What Would You Give In Exchange / A Leaf From The Sea / Brown Eyes / Maple On The Hill, Pt. 2 (Driftin' To That Happy Home) / Going To Georgia / Nobody's Darlin But Mine / Mother Came To Get Her Boy From Jail / Where The Red, Red Roses Grow / Cradle Days / Gathering Flowers From The Hills / My Mother Is Waiting / If I Could Hear My Mother / Nobody's Darling On Earth
CD 3 : Wade MAINER/Zeke MORRIS - Shake Hands With Mother / They Said My Lord Was a Devil / Won't Somebody Pal With Me / Hop Along Peter / Just One Way To The Pearly Gates / Dear Daddy You're Gone / Been Foolin' Me Baby / I'll Be A Friend Of Jesus / Cowboy's Pony In Heaven / Little Birdie / Always Been A Rambler / Starting Life Anew With You / Little Rosebuds / Train Carry My Girl Back Home / In The Land Beyond The Blue / A Change All Around / Short Life And It's Trouble / Dying Boy's Prayer / Free Again / Answer To "Two Little Rosebuds" / I'm Not Turning Backward / Riding On That Train Forty-Five / Little Maggie / Little Pal / Down In The Willow
CD 4 : Daddy John LOVE : My Wife Went Away And Left Me / Railroad Blues / Over The Hills In Carolina / Budded Roses / What Makes Him Do It / My Little Red Ford  I Am Dreaming Of Mother / Cotton Mill Blues / Blue Days / No Place Like Home / Homeless Child / Where Is My Mama? / DIXIE REELERS : What A Friend We Have In Mother / My Heart Is Broken For You / Answer To Maple On The Hill, Pt. 2 / Lonesome Valley, Pt. 2 / Walkin' In My Sleep / Father, Dear Father / I Shall Not Be Moved / Do You Want To See Mother Again? / MORRIS BROTHERS : Darling Think What You Have Done / The Story Of Charlie Lawson / The Great Speckled Bird [new version] / Just How Pretty You Smile / Married Woman Blues
03/2010 4 CD JSP JSPCD 77124 (UK) J. E. MAINER Classic Sides 1937-1941 -
CD 1 : J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers : Carry Your Cross With A Smile / Swing The Door Of Your Heart Open Wide / Answer To Greenback Dollar / There's A Green Hill Far Away / Miss Me When I'm Gone / Floating Down The Stream Of Time / Don't Go Out / Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind / Kiss Me Cindy / Your Best Friend Is Always Near / Lamp Lighting Time In Heaven / When The Light's Gone Out In Your Soul / I Once Loved A Young Man / Somebody Cares / I'm Living The Right Life Now / Just Over In The Glory Land / I'm In The Gloryland Way  / If I Lose, Let Me Lose / Great Reaping Day / Oh Why Did I Ever Get Married / Back To Johnson City / J.E. Mainer feat: Wade Mainer & His Little Smilin' Rangers : Ramshackle Shack / Memory Lane / Wild Bill Jones / I Want To Be Loved
CD 2 : J.E. Mainer feat: Wade Mainer & His Little Smilin' Rangers : What Are You Going to Do Brother? / Companions Draw Nigh / Mountain Sweetheart / Don't Forget Me Little Darling / Wade Mainer & the Sons of the Mountaineers : Lonely Tomb / Pale Moonlight / All My Friends / Don't Get Too Deep in Love / Don't Leave Me Alone / I Won't Be Worried / Where Romance Calls / Another Alabama Camp Meetin' / Mitchell Blues / Farther Along / Dear Loving Mother And Dad / Can't Tell About These Women / That Kind / If I Had Listened To Mother / She Is Spreading Her Wings For A Journey / The Same Old You To Me / Life's Ev'nin' Sun / Mother Still Prays For You Jack / You're Awfully Mean To Me / Home In The Sky / A Little Love
CD 3 : J.E. Mainer feat: Wade Mainer & The Sons of the Mountaineers : North Carolina Moon / More Good Women Gone Wrong / Sparkling Blue Eyes / We Will Miss Him / I Left My Home In The Mountains / I Met Her At A Ball One Night / You May Forsake Me / Look On And Cry / One Little Kiss / Mama Don't Make Me Go To Bed / Crying Holy / Heaven Bells Are Ringing / Sparkling Blue Eyes No. 2 / The Poor Drunkard's Dream / Were You There? / The Gospel Cannonball / The Great And Final Judgement / What A Wonderful Saviour Is He / Why Not Make Heaven Your Home / Mansions In The Sky / Not A Word Of That Be Said / Drifting Through An Unfriendly World / Shake My Mother's Hand For Me / Anywhere Is Home / I Can Tell You The Time
CD 4 : J.E. Mainer feat: Wade Mainer & the Sons of the Mountaineers : He Gave His Life / Ramblin' Boy / The Precious Jewel / Old Reuben / Precious Memories / J.E. Mainer feat: Steve Ledford & the Mountaineers : Since I Met My Mother-In-Law / Bachelor Blues / Only A Broken Heart / Happy Or Lonesome / J.E. Mainer feat: The Happy-Go-Lucky Boys / Jay Hugh Hall / Steve Ledford / Clyde Moody : Darling I'm Still In Love With You / No Letter In The Mail Today / Come Back, Sweetheart / I Hope She's Satisfied / Happy-Go-Lucky Breakdown / What-Cha Gonna Go With The Baby? / J.E. Mainer feat: Zeke Morris / J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers : Garden Of Prayer / J.E. Mainer feat: Morris Brothers / Wiley Morris / Zeke Morris : Dream Of The Miner's Child / Little Nellie / One Little Word / Wabash Cannon Ball No. 2 / It's Blues / Gabriel's Trumpet / J.E. Mainer feat: J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers : Drunkard's Hiccoughs / Country Blues / Concord Rag
03/2011 CD Gusto GT 7-2205-2 20 Original King Recordings - J. E. MAINER & His MOUNTAINEERS - What'll I Do With The Baby-O / Don't Tease Me This Way / Run Mountain / I'll Remember You Love In My Prayers / Mainer's Breakdown  / John Henry / Forks Of The Road / Big Ball's In Town / Pale Moonlight / Mother's Only Sleeping / Nobody's Business / Lonely Train / Forty Years Ago / Hard Times In A Cotton Mill / I've Take My Fun Where I've Found It / Shoot The Turkey Buzzard / Little Adobe Shack / I'll Be True To The One I Love / Get Away Old Man Get Away / Johnson County Blues
03/2011 CD Gusto GT 7-2206-2 (US) Run Mountain - 30 Old Time Favorites - J. E. Mainer & HIS Mountaineers - Run Mountain / I'm not turning backward / I can hear my mother praying / Tears at the altar / 5. Yodelin' Mountaineer / Echoes / Country Breakdown / Johnson's old grey mare / Ticklish David / Take hold of my hand / Glen's Chimes / Lonely tombs / Forty years ago / Old number nine / Walking for the Lord / Shoot the turkey buzzard / Little adobe shack / 18. I'll be true to the one I love / Get away old man get away / Johnson County blues / Before Judgement Day / Don't tease me this way / Little adobe shack / I'll remember you love in my prayers / Mainer's Jew's harp / John Henry / Forks in the road / Big ball's in town / Pretty moon / Working on a building

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