Recorded in 1975 at his eastern Kentucky home, this is the last album Holcomb released before his death in 1981. a coal miner and farmer for much of his life, those struggles are reflected in his sparse, haunting recordings. Featuring only Holcomb on vocals, guitar, and banjo, Close to Home is a beautiful collection of folk-blues and old-time ballads including the epic "The Village Churchyard". Lovingly reissued on vinyl with an exact replica of the original Folkways jacket and booklet. Tracks: 1 Motherless Children 2 Mississippi Heavy Water Blues 3 the Train That Carried My Girl from Town 4 Milk Cow Blues 5 Frankie and Johnny 6 in London City 7 Roll on Buddy 8 Got No Honey Baby Now (Honey Babe Blues) 9 Darling Cory 10 the Village Churchyard 11 Walk Around My Bedside.
Mississippi Heavy Water Blues
The Train That Carried My Girl From Town
Milk Cow Blues
Frankie and Johnny
In London City
Roll On Buddy
Got No Honey Baby Now (Honey Babe Blues)
The Village Churchyard
Walk Around My Bedside
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.