Tracklist Reveal

8/6/20: "Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss" by Samantha Bumgarner (1924)

Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss by Samantha Bumgarner (1924)

CD 5, track 14

One of the first women from a rural community to make a commercial record of old-time music was North Carolinian Samantha Bumgarner (1878-1960). Besides playing banjo, as she does here on “Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss” (1924), she was also proficient on fiddle. Bumgarner provides her own square-dance calls.




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