Benny Martin was one of bluegrass music's premiere fiddlers and the inventor of the eight-string fiddle. Born to a musical family in Sparta, Tennessee, he made his debut on a local radio station when he was only eight. He played in a local band for a while and when he was 13 went to Nashville to wo. .In the mid-'60s, he briefly teamed with Don Reno and recorded a gospel album. Martin continued working behind others, performing at festivals and recording frequently on various labels through the early '80s, when his health began failing. Suffering from a condition known as spasmodic dysphonia, Martin remained retired for many years but re-emerged in 1999 with The Big Tiger Roars Again, Pt. 1, a star-studded tribute to the fiddler and his myriad contributions to bluegrass music through the years. The Big Tiger Roars Again, Pt.
Orange Blossom Special (album). Orange Blossom Special is the 21st album released by musician Johnny Cash on Columbia Records in 1965. The recordings include country and folk standards, such as "The Long Black Veil", "When It's Springtime in Alaska", "Danny Boy" and "Wildwood Flower". The song that gave the title to the album was "Orange Blossom Special", released previous to the album, it became a success
Orange Blossom Special" ranks as one of the most popular fiddle tunes of all time. Also includes 19 other fiddle classics complimented by plenty of pickin' on the 5-strong banjo, mandolin, guitar and dobro. Tracks: "Salty Dog Blues," "Secret Love," "Ramblin' Man. Track Listings. Disc: 1. 1. Orange Bloosom Special - Osborne Brothers. 2. Salty Dog Blues - Benny Martin/Josh Graves. 3. Secret Love - Benny Martin/Buddy Spicher. 4. There's Your Trouble - Aubrey Haynie. 5. Black And White Rag - Johnny Gimble.
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For many years, Orange Blossom Special has been not only a train imitation piece, but also a vehicle to exhibit the fiddler's pyrotechnic virtuosity. Performed at breakneck tempos and with imitative embellishments that evoke train wheels and whistles, OBS is guaranteed to bring the blood of all but the most jaded listeners to a quick, rolling boil. Norm Cohen, author, Long Steel Rail: The Railroad in American Folksong.
1. The Long Black Veil. Written-By – D. Dill, M. Wilkin. Orange Blossom Special (LP, Album). Orange Blossom Special (LP, Album, Mono).