"Sweet Appalachia"

by Alan Johnston & South 52


Click the highlighted songs below for a 1 minute sample

CD Cover


Alan "Cathead " Johnston, Stacy Grubb and Charlie Davis at the 2006 Autumn Harvest Festival in Welch, WV


Alan "Cathead " Johnston and Stacy Grubb at the 2006 Autumn Harvest Festival in Welch, WV


(Alan Johnston)
Baby Dear
(Stacy Grubb)

If I Can Make It Through The Night
(Alan Johnston)

Cryin' In The Rain
(Stacy Grubb/Alan Johnston)
(Alan Johnston)
Sky Of Stone
(Alan Johnston/StacyGrubb)
Sweet Appalachia
(Alan Johnston)
My Baby Loves Trains
(Alan Johnston)

Sweetheart Of My Childhood
(Alan Johnston)

Alambre y Madera
(Alan Johnston)
The River Of Life
(Alan Johnston)

The Nightbird's Song
(Scotty Metro/Alan Johnston)

Wayfaring Stranger


plus these bonus tracts

Two Dimes And A Nickel
(Alan Johnston)
Muddy Water
(Alan Johnston)


To order the "Sweet Appalachia" CD by mail send $14.00 ($12.00 for the CD and $2.00 for shipping) to:


Alan Johnston

Box 51

Premier, WV 24878


South 52 on You Tube

Sweet Appalachia

Muddy Water

The Letter

I Still Miss Someone

Honky Tonk Woman



The McDowell County Project - A new release by Alan Johnston, family and friends


The Hallelujah Project - A new release by Alan Johnston and family


Muddy Water Slide Show
2 MB file (takes approximately 5 minutes to download with a dial up connection)
Requires Macromedia Flash Player (free download at: http://www.macromedia.com/downloads/


Click here to view photos of the WELC-AM/FM "Point of Issue" program, May 30, 2003

There's a place in West Virginia
Where Heaven meets the ground
On the mountains and in the hollers
Where God still makes His rounds
And there you'll find a people
With a spirit strong and proud
That God saw fit to place there
In "The Free State of McDowell"

- Alan Johnston -



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