Calm the dog days of summer with this, the sixth installment of the Maison Dufrene collection. Weaving in and out of gnarled roots and aged forests, the following selections dig deep into Appalachia, re-imagining some old country favorites, while dusting off a few hippie treasures and rusty backwoods gems. words / p dufrene

Maison Dufrene VI – A Mixtape

Melanie – Seeds
Lai & Mike Waterson – Bright Phoebus
Doug Sahm – Wallflower
Hoyt Axton – Snowblind Friend
Jim Sullivan – Lonesome Picker
Bobby Bare – Lullabys, Legends and Lies
Lonnie Mack – There’s a Will, There’s a Way
Sister Rosetta Tharpe  – Up Above My Head
E.C. & Orna Ball – I See God In Everything
Ralph Stanley – Lift Him Up, That’s All
Ola Belle Reed – Sing Me A Song
Stanley Brothers – Angel Band
Hazel & Alice – Won’t You Come and Sing for Me
Jody Stecher – The Hills Of Isle Au Haut
Neil Young – Birds (unreleased)
JJ Light – While The World Turns To Stone
Kinky Friedman – Sold American
Glen Campbell – Ann
Buck Owens – Love Minus Zero – No Limit
Michael Nesmith – Texas Morning
Blaze Foley – Rainbows & Ridges
Townes Van Zandt – To Live is to Fly (demo)
Guy Clark – If I Needed You
Lazarus – Circuit Rider
Mickey Newbury – Winter Winds Blow
Rio Grande – Dog Song
Johnny Paycheck – Old Violin
The Holy Modal Rounders – Love Is the Closest Thing
Blue Sky Boys – What Does the Deep Sea Say?
B.C. Campbell and His Congregation – I’ll Fly Away
Brothers & Sisters – My Back Pages
Shirley Ann Lee – There’s A Light
Wilbert Harrison – Happy In Love
Kip Anderson – Without A Woman
Fabulous Playboys – Forget About the Past
Mattie Moultrie – That’ s How Strong My Love Is
Eddie & Ernie – I’m Going For Myself
Santa Fe – I’m Leaving
Kate Wolf – Peaceful, Easy Feeling

Previously: Maison Dufrene: Vol One / Vol Two / Vol Three / Vol Four / Vol Five

5 Responses to “Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Maison Dufrene VI – A Mixtape”

  1. looks incredibly delightful with plenty of unknown treasures! They have all been great mixes, from I to the most recent crazy lady blues. Merci Monsieur Dufrene!

  2. love it!…badlands, mickey newbury, jj light, holy modals, lonnie mack, sahm’s wallflower (an unstoppable classic!)…awesome mix fellas

  3. Great mix!! Looking forward to a summer evening outdoors with this as a soundtrack.


  5. Thanks so much for the mix, and especially for the Mickey Newbury selection. That one really got under my skin. It also led me to “Nights When I Am Sane” and a deeper engagement with Mickey’s music. Thanks for sharing this dark beauty.

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