13) Filling the River with Tears - Randall Franks with Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band
Filling the River with Tears
AMERICANA YOUTH OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIA
Share America Foundation, Inc.
Release: May 16, 2019
Filling the River with Tears Randall Franks with Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band(3:48)
Songwriter: Randall Franks
Publishing and PRO: Peach Picked Publishing/BMI)
Randall Franks: Lead Vocals and Fiddle
Cody Harvey: Banjo
Tyler Martelli: Mandolin
Chris Brown: Guitar
Eli Beard: Bass
Randall Franks performs his bluegrass lament over love lost "Filling the River with Tears" popularized by David Davis and the Warrior River Boys live for the audience of WSM's Allnighter with Marcia Campbell. He is supported by Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band. A youth band originally formed at Signal Mountain High School in Signal Mountain, Tenn. and through its history included four Share America Scholars including banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and bass.
Producer: Randall Franks
Associate Producer: Ryan Stinson
Studio and Mastering Engineers: Tim L. Witt, Witt Studios, Rocky Face, Ga., and Bradley Powell, Ringgold, Ga.
The Share America Foundation, Inc., a 501-C-3 of Georgia, which fosters the arts and preserves the history of Appalachia while presenting the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship annually to youth who continue traditional music styles of Appalachia. The organization hosts special events and creates projects that perpetuate the Appalachian experience.
It operates with a five-member volunteer board, and a task force of volunteers. The organization has assisted 28 college scholars thus far and numerous other youth in aspiring towards their musical goals through entertainer mentors, live performances, and creating opportunities for learning and success.
The music featured on this project is distributed to
radio stations thanks to a Round Up Grant from the North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Foundation, the Kiwanis Club of Ringgold and the Wes and Shirley Smith Charitable Endowment.
Monies raised from the CD benefit the Share America Foundation, Inc. and its Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship. The project is distributed by Crimson Records.
Learn more or donate at www.ShareAmericaFoundation.org.