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    BULL-BAT TIME - Walter Forbes CD
    Americana roots music from a veteran folksinger

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    Price:  $14.99 

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    Down home, Bull-bat is our name for the Common Night Hawk. They fly late every summer afternoon , catching insects until full dark. "Come over around bull-bat time"  is an invitation to sit down at the end of the day and relax --- to enjoy the sunset, a drink, and a little music.  At my age, I find myself metaphorically in Bull-bat time, but in no hurry, so come have a visit with me at this special time of day. The drink is up to you.
     - Walter Forbes, Lookout Mountain GA, June 2014

    ( If you would rather download individual songs or the whole album, please visit to my page at CD BABY )

    Walter has a Facebook artist page. Feel free to check it out for updates and give us a "Like"

    Song Samples linked below

    TITLES (mp3 sample highlighted)

    1. Bristlecone Pine

    2. East Virginia Blues

    3. My Lovely Assistant

    4. Carolina Star

    5. Origin of the Species

    6. The Longer the Waiting the Sweeter the Kiss

    7. My Boat's Got a Hole in It

    8. On a Cold Wintry Night

    9. Leaving Is the Loving Thing to Do

    10. Don't Forget Me Little Darling

    11. The Circus Song

    12. When the Roses Bloom Again

    13. The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore

    14. The Far Side Bank of Jordan


      Banjo: Walter Forbes

      Guitars: Shawn Camp, Walter Forbes, Mark Howard

      Bass: Mike Bub

      Mandolin: Mark Howard

      Ukulele: Roger Cook

      Drums/Percussion: Kenny Malone

      Back Up Vocals: Kitty Forbes, Marshall Chapman, Kate Forbes Dallimore

      PRODUCED BY:  David Ferguson and Jack Clement

      Further notes from Walter:
      This is my fifth album, two for RCA Victor (1961 & 62), one for Walt Disney (Nashville Coyote, 1973) and one for Jack Music (1993). Since it apparently takes me twenty years to work up an album I think we can safely say that Bull-Bat Time will be my last. I've had an incredible life! Musically I played with the "Third Marine Division Poor Boys Hillbilly Band" in 1957 & 58, The "Lonesome Travelers" with Norman Blake and Bob Johnson 1959-1967,I was a regular guest on the Grand Ole Opry from 1961 to 1973, an RCA recording artist 1961-62, and I was the lead human in the Walt Disney for TV Movie "The Nashville Coyote" (the coyote got top billing and roast beef for lunch). I was blessed with my fifty year friendship with Jack "Cowboy" Clement who kept my professional musical interest alive even while I was running a textile business in Chattanooga. Jack was my publisher as well as my mentor so in 1993 I began what I thought would be a demonstration recording of some songs I wrote. We started having fun, though, so we finished "Tried and True" as an album with Mark Howard as producer and Jack as co-producer. Bull-Bat Time is special to me too because all of the session musicians are people I've know and played music with for years. As if that weren't enough my wife and best friend of fifty two years, Kitty, our daughter Kate Forbes Dallimore (a successful actress in her own right) and my dear friend of many years Marshall Chapman sang the harmonies with me. The album cover art and design are by my grandson Avery Robinson. So this is my album of heart. I also think is is the best of the lot!

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