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Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster, was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Traditional Folk Album catagory! A portion of the music on this compilation of historic folk songs was recorded at The Parlor Studio with Robin Ruddy playing banjo and singing harmonies on the David Ball cut "Old Folks at Home" (Way Down Upon the Swanee River).
This is a tribute album to the first great professional songwriter of our times Stephen Foster, who wrote songs like Oh Susanna, My Old Kentucky Home, Camptown Races, Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair, The Old Folks at Home and hundres of other classics.
The songs on the album were sung by some of today's most respected musical artists such as Raul Malo, Alison Krauss, John Prine, David Ball, Michelle Shocked, Rodger McGuinn, Beth Neilson Chapman, Suzy Boggus, and many more. The CD compilation was produced by Steve Fishell.
STUDIO: THE PARLOR
ENGINEER: OUR OWN JOHN SAYLOR
BANJO AND VOCALS: ROBIN RUDDY