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Introduction: Transatlantic Sessions: Best of Folk (00:24)


This film contains performances of various artists playing with dobro master Jerry Douglas and Scottish fiddler Aly Bain in Scotland.

"I am a Man of Constant Sorrow" (04:18)

Dan Timinski performs "I am a Man of Constant Sorrow." He provided the singing voice for George Clooney in the movie, "O Brother , Where Art Thou?"

"Jubilee" (05:07)

Mary Chapin Carpenter performs "Jubilee" with Karen Matheson and Tim OBrien. Her country album, "Come On Come On," included seven top singles.

"Run Away" (03:25)

Sarah Jarosz performs "Run Away" with Alison Krauss. Jarosz is considered, "one of acoustic music's finest talents," by the New York Times.

"Copperline" (04:59)

James Taylor performs "Copperline." His father is from Marykirk, Scotland. Get free guitar lessons on Taylor's website.

"Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad" (04:16)

Eric Bibb recalls getting advice from Bob Dillon. He performs "Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad" with Dirk Powell. At 16, Bibb performed on his father's (Leon Bibb) show.

"Oh Mama" (04:00)

Aoife O'Donovan performs "Oh Mama." She has appeared on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion."

"Falani" (05:10)

Béla Fleck recalls hearing a banjo for the first time in "The Beverly Hillbillies." He performs "Falani" with Sam Bush. Fleck wrote his first stand alone banjo concerto in 2011.

"Boats Up the River" (04:42)

Dirk Powell recalls being inspired to play music by his grandfather. He performs "Boats Up the River." Powell regularly performs with Joan Baez.

"I Believe in You" (04:37)

Alison Krauss performs "I Believe in You." Her collaborative album with Robert Plant, "Raising Sand," earned 6 Grammy Awards.

"Gone to Fortingall/Wired to the Moon" (04:22)

Jerry Douglas and Mike McGoldrick perform "Gone to Fortingall/Wired to the Moon."

"My Girl's Waitin' For Me" (04:08)

Tim O'Brien performs "My Girl's Waitin' For Me" accompanied by Douglas, Bain and the house band.

"Hùg Air A' Bhonaid Mhòir" (Celebrate the Big Bonnet) (03:01)

Julie Fowlis performs "Hùg Air A' Bhonaid Mhòir" (Celebrate the Big Bonnet) with Douglas, Bain and the house band.

Credits: Transatlantic Sessions: Best of Folk (00:18)

Credits: Transatlantic Sessions: Best of Folk

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Recorded in the Scottish Highlands, Transatlantic Sessions brings together 28 artists from North America, Scotland and Ireland to perform these 12 folk favorites, old and new. Nashville's Jerry Douglas and Shetland's Aly Bain lead an array of the top vocal and instrumental artists in the Americana and Celtic traditions including Sam Bush, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Julie Fowlis, Alison Krauss, James Taylor, Dan Tyminski, and more!

Length: 53 minutes

Item#: BVL94697

Copyright date: ©2014

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