Feb 11, 2009, 09:44AM

The Old Lonesome Sound: A Preview of Splice Today's Upcoming Traditional Folk Mix

The Old Lonesome Sound is a compilation of traditional folk songs organized by Splice Today featuring Phosphorescent, Wye Oak, Deer Tick, These United States and many others. After the jump, two mp3s—"Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies," by Headlights, and "Two Soldiers," by Dave Heumann (Arbouretum)—and a full track listing of the upcoming compilation.

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The Old Lonesome Sound, Splice Today's first annual traditional folk compilation, will be officially released on Feb. 18. All songs, including the two featured today, will be available for free download.

UPDATE: Here it is!

Headlights - "Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies"

Dave Heumann (frontman for Arbouretum) - "Two Soldiers"

Full track listing:

Phosphorescent – "Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)"

Deer Tick – "Hobo's Lullaby"

Headlights – "Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies"

Wye Oak – "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair"

These United States – "Twelve Gates to the City"

Radar Bros. – "Moonshiner"

Dave Heumann (Arbouretum) – "Two Soldiers"

Theodore – "Down in the Valley"

Musee Mecanique - "I Ain't Got No Home"

Adam Arcuragi – "Ain't No Grave"

Payola Reserve – "I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground"

Christian Kiefer – "Rock of Ages"

Walker and Jay – "House Carpenter"

Caleb Stine – "Minister's Farewell"

Vandaveer – "Long Black Veil"

Death Ships – "Tell Ol' Bill"

Noble Lake – "The Wagoner's Lad"

Stephen Strohmeier – "The Dying Soldier/Brother Green"

Tommy Tucker – "Sign of the Judgement"




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