Folk song and minstrelsy [sound recording].

New York, N.Y. : Classics Record Library : Book-of-the-Month Club, [between 1962 and 1969?]
4 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm. ; 12 in.


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Folk music [Browse]
  • Principally folk songs, some folk-style songs, gospel songs or spirituals, part-songs and rounds.
  • The folk songs principally with varying instrumental accompaniment, in some cases provided wholly or in part by the singer.
  • Program notes and texts (24 p. : ill.) laid in container.
Joan Baez, Bob Gibson, Cisco Houston, Ed McCurdy, Alan Mills, Odetta, Leon Bibb, Jimmy Driftwood, Ronnie Gilbert, Ewan NacColl, Tom Makem, John Jacob Niles, Pete Seeger, vocalists ; Deller Consort ; Weavers.
  • Sumer is icumen in -- He that will an alehouse keep -- Greensleeves -- We be soldiers three -- Come all ye fair and tender ladies -- Squirrel -- Cotton-eyed Joe -- Darlin' -- Poor Lolette -- The Golden Vanity -- Go from my window -- Johnny is gone for a soldier -- Spanish is a loving tongue -- House of the Rising Sun -- East Texas Red ; The sinking of the Reuben James / Woody Guthrie -- Meet the Johnson boys -- The wild goose grasses / John Allison -- Aweigh, Santy Ano -- Get along, little dogies -- The Erie Canal -- We're all dodgin' -- The state of Arkansas -- Greenland whale fisheries -- Eddystone Light -- I've been driving driving on Bald Mountain ; and Water boy -- Saro Jane -- God's a-gonna cut you down -- John Riley -- John Henry -- All the pretty little horses -- No more auction block for me -- The foggy dew / words by the Reverend P. O'Neill -- The fox -- He's got the whole world in His hands -- The ox driver -- Another man done gone -- I'm going back to the red clay country -- Talking guitar blues / Cisco Houston -- Danville girl -- Old Dan Tucker -- The buffalo skinners -- The streets of Laredo -- Hard travelin' ; Bonneville dam ; Do re mi / Woody Guthrie -- The wreck of the Old 97 -- John Hardy -- The bold fisherman -- When cockle shells turn silver bells : O waly, waly -- Frankie and Johnny -- Lang a-growing -- Virgin Mary had one Son -- Wayfaring stranger -- The hangman, or The maid freed from the gallows.
  • I know an old lady / Alan Mills -- Johnny, I hardly knew ye -- The whistling gypsy -- The cobbler's song -- Railroad Bill -- The cat came back -- East Virginia blues -- Old Joe Clark -- The unfortunate man.
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