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Folk Festival at Newport, 1960, Vol. 1 [sound recording]

Catalog Data

Seeger, Mike 1933-2009  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Brand, Oscar  Search this
Hooker, John Lee  Search this
Mills, Alan 1912-1977  Search this
Carignan, Jean  Search this
Makem, Tommy  Search this
Weissberg, Eric 1939-2020  Search this
Driftwood, Jimmie  Search this
Paley, Tom  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Americans  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Musical sound recordings
United States
Rhode Island
Newport (R.I.)
New York
Detroit (Mich.)
Québec (Province)
Program notes by Stacey Williams on container.
Recorded on location June 24-26, 1960.
Table of contents:
East Virginia blues -- In the evening (Pete Seeger) -- Hieland Laddie (Pete Seeger; Oscar Brand) -- Hobo blues = Dusty road -- Mandie --Tupelo = Backwater blues (John Lee Hooker with Bill Lee, bass) -- A si mon moine voulait danser (Alan Mills with Jean Carignan, fiddle) -- Le reel du peudu (Jean Carignan) -- I know an old lady (Alan Mills) -- La bastringue (Alan Mills with Jean Carignan) -- Briau Boru (Tom Makem) -- Johnny, I hardly knew ye -- The whistling gipsy (Tom Makem with Pete Seeger, banjo and Eric Weissberg, guitar) -- Old Joe Clark (Jimmy Driftwood) -- The unfortunate man (Jimmy Driftwood) --Roll in my sweet baby's arms -- The man of constant sorrow -- Foggy Mountain top (The New Lost City Ramblers)
Track information:
101 East Virginia / Pete Seeger. Banjo
102 In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down / Pete Seeger. Banjo
103 Hieland Laddie / Pete Seeger, Oscar Brand. Banjo
104 Hobo Blues (Dusty Road) / John Lee Hooker. Guitar
105 Maudie / John Lee Hooker. Guitar
106 Tupelo (Backwater Blues) / John Lee Hooker. Guitar
107 A Si Mon Moine Voulait Danser / Alan Mills, Jean Carignan. Guitar,Fiddle
108 Le Reel du Pendu / Jean Carignan. Fiddle
109 I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly / Alan Mills. Guitar
110 La Bastringue / Alan Mills, Jean Carignan. Guitar,Fiddle
201 Brian Boru / Tommy Makem. Bagpipe
202 Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye / Pete Seeger, Tommy Makem, Eric Weissberg. Banjo,Guitar
203 Whistling Gypsy, The (Gypsy Davy) (Child No. 200)/ Pete Seeger, Tommy Makem, Eric Weissberg. Banjo,Guitar
204 Old Joe Clark / Pete Seeger, Jimmie Driftwood. Banjo
205 The Unfortunate Man / Jimmie Driftwood. Guitar
206 Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms / New Lost City Ramblers, Tom Paley. Banjo,Guitar,Fiddle,Autoharp
207 Man of Constant Sorrow / Mike Seeger. Autoharp
208 Foggy Mountain Top / New Lost City Ramblers, Tom Paley. Banjo,Guitar,Fiddle,Autoharp
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Québec (Province)--Songs and music  Search this
Ireland--Songs and music  Search this
British Isles--Songs and music  Search this
String band  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Violin  Search this
Bagpipe  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Local number:
Vanguard 2087
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Frederic Ramsey audiorecordings collection, circa 1950s 287448
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections