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Randall Franks – Golden River Fiddlin’

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Golden River Fiddlin’

Available in Crimson Records CD
Randall Franks and the Golden River Grass
John “Doodle” Thrower, James Watson, Wesley Clackum, Gene Daniell, and guest Sue Koskela
Crimson RG 2760 (1989)
featuring Ragtime Annie, Maiden’s Prayer, Back Up and Push, Precious Memories,
The Pilgrimage (to Bethlehem) (Randall Franks), Durham’s Bull, Old Rosin the Bow
Faded Love, Mississippi Sawyer, Orange Blossom Special

Randall Franks shares a collection of Southern folk fiddle favorites performed with the Golden River Grass.

Randall Franks – Peach Picked Fiddle Favorites

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Peach Picked Fiddle Favorites Available in Crimson Records CD
Randall Franks The Peachtree Pickers and Guests
Other performers: Greg Earnest, Lyndon Kolb, Mark Nelson and guests Eugene Akers and John Farley
Crimson leased initially to Atteiram API C-1646 (1985)
featuring Fire On the Mountain, Festival Waltz, Bonaparte’s Retreat, Arab Bounce, Liberty, Craven’s Reel (Randall Franks), Champagne Polka, Kiss Me Waltz, Cherokee Shuffle, More Pretty Girls Than One, Wheel Hoss,
Hamilton County Breakdown, Old Joe Clark

Appalachian Ambassador of the Fiddle Randall Franks performs several popular fiddle tunes with his Peachtree Pickers.

Randall Franks – Pick of the Peaches Fiddlin’

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Randall Franks The Peachtree Pickers and Friends
Crimson Records leased initially to Atteiram API-C-1634 (1986)
Other performers: Greg Earnest, Keith Morris, Mark Nelson and guests Eugene Akers, James Watson and Mark Wheeler
featuring Gloryland March, Rose of Sharon, Katy Hill, Jerusalem Ridge,
Bully of the Town, Florida Blues, Shortenin’ Bread, What a Friend, Boil Dem Cabbage Down, Angie’s Waltz (Randall Franks), Stone Mountain March, Black Eyed Suzy

Blue Grass Boy Randall Franks shares fiddle tunes taught to him by Bill Monroe and other fiddle favorites in this unique musical collection.

Randall Franks and David Davis – God’s Children

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God’s Children

Available in Crimson Records CD
Randall Franks & David Davis
Cotton & Jane Carrier, Sonny Shroyer, “Doc” Tommy Scott, Marty Hays

Crimson 1527 (2000)
featuring
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Must Be A Reason (Randall Franks and James Carson), Where Do I Go From Here? (Randall Franks), This Little Light of Mine, The Old Black Fiddle (Randall Franks), Children In Need with Sonny Shroyer (Randall Franks and Tommy Scott), I’m One of God’s Children (Randall Franks and Cotton Carrier), Leaning On the Everlasting Arms, Life’s Railway to Heaven with Cotton and Jane Carrier, I’ll Shout and Shine, Is There More to Life Than This? (Randall Franks), Say A Little Prayer with “Doc” Tommy Scott

Beckoning to the sounds of O’ Brother Where Art Thou, Randall brought together a collection of Appalachian brother duets with bluegrass star David Davis and some special songs with country music and TV notables including “The Dukes of Hazzard” star Sonny Shroyer.

Randall Franks – Tunes and Tales from Tunnel Hill

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Tunes and Tales from Tunnel Hill

Available in Crimson Records CD
Randall Franks with the Sand Mountain Boys
including Gary Waldrep, Kenny Townsel, Wayne Crain and Jerry Crain
Crimson 1634 (1995)
featuring Black Eyed Suzy, A Tunnel Runs Through It (Randall Franks)
Come Go With Me, Little Girl of Mine in Tennessee, Homecoming (Randall Franks), The Way Is in God’s Hands (Randall Franks and Mark Wheeler), In the Garden, Now I Know (Randall Franks), Uncle Elige’s Send Off (Randall Franks), Please Don’t Ever Take Your Love From Me, I’m Walkin’, Filling the River with Tears (Randall Franks), Big Tig, Mr. Roy and Me (Randall Franks), Night Train to Memphis
A popular bluegrass music and comedy collection by Randall Franks recorded during his most productive period of his country music career.

Randall Franks – Down at Raccoon Creek

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Randall Franks – Down at Raccoon Creek

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Down at Raccoon Creek – 1985 Available in Crimson Records CD

Randall Franks and The Peachtree Pickers
Other performers: Greg Earnest, Keith Morris, Mark Nelson and Greg Rogers

featuring Fiddlin’ Round, Head Over Heals In Love With You, Flint Hill Special, My Little Georgia Rose, Crying Holy Unto the Lord, Salt Creek, My Heart Is In the Mountains, Sally Goodin’, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Fire on the Mountain, Sweet Blue Eyed Darling, Man in the Middle, Cripple Creek, I’ll Shout and Shine, Farewell Blues, Orange Blossom Special

Randall Franks and his Peachtree Pickers perform live “Down at Raccoon Creek” near Dallas, Ga. in 1985.

Randall Franks – Early Bluegrass Recordings

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Randall Franks and the Peachtree Pickers

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Crimson Records -1926 (2010)

with Greg Earnest, Keith Morris, Mark Nelson and Greg Rogers
Hamilton County Breakdown, Hard Hearted, Ivory Halls, Little Liza Jane, Maiden’s Prayer, Florida Blues, Rainbow at Midnight, Road To Columbus, Dear Old Dixie, Sweet Blue Eyed Darling Back Up And Push, Country Ways, Lil Dave, In Despair, Dragging the Bow, This Old Day, Diesel On My Tail, Foggy Mountain Special
Randall Franks and his Peachtree Pickers perform bluegrass songs and tunes recorded for his first two albums “Ivory Halls” and “Building on Sand.”

Bluegrass music legacies

America’s music – bluegrass continues to grow in its popularity with new generations picking up the mantle of decades of evolution of the music that grew from the Appalachian sounds that gave it birth.

There are over 80 million listeners of bluegrass in the United States with millions more around the world, there are over 1,000 active bands, nearly 800 radio stations, and close to 200 associations.

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