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Song Credits
Song
Artist
Date
Claude Allen
Hobart Smith, guitar & vocals
8/28/42
Sydney Allen
Spence Moore, guitar & vocals
2/8/80
The Story of Freeda Bolt
Floyd County Ramblers
8/29/30
The Cyclone of Rye Cove
The Carter Family
1938
The Ballad of Caty Sage
J.C. Pierce, vocals; William Gayheart, guitar
1968
The Wreck of Old 97
Kelly Harrell, vocals; Henry Whitter, guitar
8/26/25
The Fate of Dewey Lee
Spencer Moore, guitar & vocals
2/8/80
Poor Goins
James Taylor Adams and Finley Adams
3/27/39
The Story of the Flood
The Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys
8/8/57
The Vance Song
Uncle Branch W. Higgins
10/28/37
The Wreck of the 1256
Vernon Dalhart, vocals; Carson Robison, guitar
9/10/25

Deathly Lyrics:
Songs of Virginia Tragedies

Introduction

Audio Credits

Allens

Breeding Mill

Caty Sage

Derby

Dewey Lee

Flood

Freeda Bolt

Great Kanawha

Kent Steffie

Mollie Tynes

Old 97

Poor Goins

Roanoke Riot

Rye Cove

Talt Hall

Vance Song

Wreck of the 1256