Magic Banjo

Various Artists

Magic Banjo

Released in 2005, NoEthno 1001/2 (D)

CD1 ”American Banjo” shows off the instrument as it is heard in The Americas—from the USA to the Caribbean and Brazil (and even including an Argentine tango), featuring among others Béla Fleck, Pete Seeger, Tony Trischka, Alison Brown, Derroll Adams, Earl Scruggs, Robert Crumb, Tony Furtado, Kali, Bill Keith, Gus Cannon, and Dock Boggs.


1. "Can’t You Hear Me Calling" Tony Trischka’s Bluegrass Session
2. "Whoop Jamboree" Joe Ayers
3. "Lord MacDonald/Cumberland Gap" Tim O’Brien/Frankie Gavin/Earl Scruggs
4. "Road To Corossol" Alison Brown Quartet
"Zoo Blues (Best Year For The Bestiary)" 
Les Primitifs du Futur feat. Robert Crumb
6. "Meaning Of Woman" The Lashing Dogs
7. "Mixed Blues" Dock Boggs
8. "Tifi Congo" Kali
9. "Da wampert Marcel" Arthur Dittlmann & Peter Holzapfel
Play Track 10. "Mule Skinner Blues/T For Texas" Derroll Adams view lyrics»
11. "Sundin" Tony Furtado
12. "lhas do Marajó " Nazaré Pereira
13. "Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home" Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon)
14. "Stompin’ Grounds" Béla Fleck & The Flecktones
15. "Caravan" Bill Keith
16. "Oriental Strut" Louis Armstrong And His Hot Five
17. "Asumbau" Tanny & The Boys
18. "Blue Skies" Pete Seeger
19. "Round And Round The Bar Room" Nat Saunders
20. "Zdálo sa mnĕ Zdálo" Poutníci