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Folk Song America: a 20th Century Revival [sound recording]

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Cohen, Norm 1936-  Search this
Ball, Bentley  Search this
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Sandburg, Carl 1878-1967  Search this
McClintock, Harry K. (Harry Kirby) 1882-1957  Search this
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993  Search this
Kazee, Buell 1900-1976  Search this
Niles, John Jacob 1892-1980  Search this
Marais, Josef 1905-1978  Search this
Elliott, Jack 1931-  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Lomax, John A (John Avery) 1867-1948  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Dyer-Bennet, Richard  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Ives, Burl 1909-1995  Search this
Travis, Merle  Search this
Stafford, Jo  Search this
Glazer, Joe  Search this
Hinton, Sam 1917-2009  Search this
Arkin, Alan  Search this
Schlamme, Martha  Search this
Brand, Oscar  Search this
Belafonte, Harry 1927-  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958  Search this
McCurdy, Ed 1919-2000  Search this
Gooding, Cynthia  Search this
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
Odetta 1930-2008  Search this
Ritchie, Jean  Search this
West, Harry 1926-2014  Search this
West, Jeanie 1933-  Search this
Dane, Barbara  Search this
Faier, Billy  Search this
Wood, Hally  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Gibson, Bob, vocalist  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
MacColl, Ewan  Search this
Lloyd, A. L (Albert Lancaster) 1908-1982  Search this
Van Ronk, Dave  Search this
Elliott, Jack 1931-  Search this
Makem, Tommy  Search this
Seeger, Peggy 1935-  Search this
Hurt, Mississippi John 1894-1966  Search this
Dylan, Bob 1941-  Search this
Koerner, John  Search this
West, Hedy  Search this
Rush, Tom  Search this
Paxton, Tom 1937-  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
White, Clarence 1944-1973  Search this
White, Roland  Search this
Tyson, Ian 1933 September 25-  Search this
Tyson, Sylvia 1940-  Search this
Sky, Patrick  Search this
Fariña, Mimi  Search this
Fariña, Richard  Search this
Sainte-Marie, Buffy  Search this
Ochs, Phil  Search this
Sorrels, Rosalie  Search this
Jabbour, Alan  Search this
Carter, Maybelle 1909-1978  Search this
Carter, Sara 1898-1979  Search this
Collins, Judy 1939-  Search this
Muldaur, Maria  Search this
Goodman, Steve 1948-1984  Search this
Ringer, Jim  Search this
Weissberg, Eric 1939-2020  Search this
Peter, Paul, and Mary (Musical group)  Search this
Ostroushko, Peter  Search this
De Dannan (Musical group)  Search this
Jubilee Singers  Search this
American Chamber Music Group  Search this
Golden Gate Quartet  Search this
Weavers (Musical group)  Search this
Tarriers (Musical group)  Search this
Kossoy Sisters  Search this
Gateway Singers  Search this
Kingston Trio  Search this
Bud and Travis  Search this
Greenbriar Boys  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Limeliters (Musical group)  Search this
Tokens (Musical group)  Search this
Flatt and Scruggs (Musical group)  Search this
Clancy Brothers  Search this
Freedom Singers  Search this
Rooftop Singers  Search this
Kentucky Colonels  Search this
Byrds (Musical group)  Search this
Jim Kweskin Jug Band  Search this
Simon and Garfunkel  Search this
Canned Heat (Musical group)  Search this
Hollow Rock String Band  Search this
Fish (Musical group)  Search this
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  Search this
Taj Mahal (Musician)  Search this
Highwoods String Band  Search this
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)  Search this
Magpie (Musical group)  Search this
Rude Girls (Musical group)  Search this
Davis, Gary 1896-1972  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Americans  Search this
South Africans  Search this
British  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Irish  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Jews  Search this
Scottish Americans  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Musical sound recordings
United States
South Africa
New York
Chicago (Ill.)
North Carolina
Washington (D.C.)
Great Britian
Takoma Park (Md.)
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: RD 046-1. Additional no. on label and/or container: A4 21489; A 21490; DIDP 073559. Additional no. on outer container: RD 046. Folk songs, and popular music in folk tradition. Title on container spine: Folk song America I. Compact disc. Notes by Norm Cohen, bibliography, and full credits and discographic data (106 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.) included in outer container. Also issued as analog discs (R 046) and cassettes (RC 046).
Addl. KW Subjects:
Labor unions
Table of contents:
Shout all over God's heaven / Fisk Jubilee Singers (2:35) -- Jesse James / Bentley Ball (3:02) --Water boy / Paul Robeson (3:11) --All night long / Carl Sandburg (1:17) --Big rock candy mountain / Harry mcClintock (2:17) --Deep river / Marian Anderson (3:06) --Lady gay / Buell Kazee (3:02) -- The maid freed from the gallows / John Jacob Niles (3:44) -- Marching to Pretoria / Josef Marais with His Bushveld Band (2:58) --C for conscription / Almanac Singers (1:32) --Goodnight Irene / Leadbelly (1:54) --Wayfaring stranger / American Chamber Music Group (3:17) --Buffalo skinners / John Lomax (2:29) --So long, it's been good to know you / Woody Guthrie (3:42) --Get thee behind me, Satan / Almanac Singers (2:33) --Greensleeves / Richard Dyer-Bennet (2:28) --The house I live in / Josh White (2:31) -- Venezuela / Burl Ives (2:44) --Dark as a dungeon / Merle Travis (2:49) --Swing down, chariot / Golden Gate Quartet (3:00) --Black is the color / Jo Stafford (2:45) --Rock Island line / Leadbelly (2:31) --We will overcome / Joe Glazer and the Elm City Four (2:31) --Around the world medley / The Weavers (2:58) -- Old man atom / Sam Hinton (3:10)
Track information:
101 Shout All Over God's Heaven / Jubilee Singers. English language
102 Jesse James / Bentley Ball. English language
103 Water Boy / Paul Robeson. English language
104 All Night Long / Carl Sandburg. English language
105 The Big Rock Candy Mountain / Harry K. (Harry Kirby) McClintock. English language
106 Deep River / Marian Anderson. English language
107 Lady Gay (Child No. 79)/ Buell Kazee. Banjo. English language
108 The Maid Freed from the Gallows (Child No. 95) / John Jacob Niles. Appalachian dulcimer. English language
109 Marching to Pretoria / Josef Marais. English language
110 C for Conscription / Almanac Singers, Pete Seeger. English language
111 Irene (Goodnight Irene) / Lead Belly. Guitar. English language
112 Wayfairing Stranger / American Chamber Music Group. English language
113 Buffalo Skinners / John Avery Lomax. English language
114 So Long, It's Been Good to Know You / Woody Guthrie. Guitar. English language
115 Get Thee Behind Me, Satan / Almanac Singers, Pete Seeger. English language
116 Greensleeves / Richard Dyer-Bennet. English language
117 The House That I Live In / Josh White. English language
118 Venezuela / Burl Ives. English language
119 Dark as the Dungeon / Merle Travis. Guitar. English language
120 Swing Down, Chariot / Golden Gate Quartet. English language
121 Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair / Jo Stafford. English language
122 Rock Island Line / Lead Belly. Guitar. English language
123 We Shall Overcome / Joe Glazer. English language
124 All Around the World Medley / Weavers (Musical group). English language
125 Old Man Atom / Sam Hinton. English language
201 Banana Boat Song (Day-O) / Tarriers (Musical group), Alan Arkin. English language
202 Johnny, I Hardly Knew You / Martha Schlamme. English language
203 I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago / Oscar Brand. English language
204 Jamaica Farewell / Harry Belafonte. English language
205 I Wonder When I'll Be Called a Man / Bill Broonzy. Guitar. English language
206 A Wanton Trick / Ed McCurdy. English language
207 Coplas / Cynthia Gooding, Theodore Bikel. English language
208 Willie Moore / Kossoy Sisters. English language
209 Another Man Done Gone / Odetta. English language
210 This Little Light of Mine / Gateway Singers. English language
211 The Day is Past and Gone / Jean Ritchie. English language
212 Sweet Bye and Bye / Harry West, Jeanie West. English language
213 Si Me Quieres Escribir / Weavers (Musical group)
214 Trouble in Mind / Barbara Dane. English language
215 Samson and Delilah (If I Had My Way) / Gary Davis. Guitar. English language
216 The Rakes of Mallow / Billy Faier. Banjo. English language
217 Tom Dooley / Kingston Trio.. English language
218 Old Man / Hally Wood. English language
219 If You Lose Your Money / Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry. Guitar,Harmonica. English language
220 Delia's Gone / Bud and Travis. English language
221 Freight Train / Elizabeth Cotten. Guitar. English language
222 MTA / Kingston Trio.. English language
223 Virgin Mary / Bob Gibson, Joan Baez. English language
224 Stewball / Greenbriar Boys, Ralph Rinzler. English language
225 Pastures of Plenty / Cisco Houston. English language
226 Leaving Home (Frankie and Johnny) / New Lost City Ramblers. English language
301 Lonesome Traveler / Limeliters (Musical group). English language
302 Santy Anna / Ewan MacColl, A. L. (Albert Lancaster) Lloyd. English language
303 Lion Sleeps Tonight, The (Mbube)(Wimoweh) / Tokens (Musical group). English language
304 Yas-Yas-Yas / Dave Van Ronk. Guitar. English language
305 Portland Town / Jack Elliott. Guitar. English language
306 Salty Dog Blues / Flatt and Scruggs (Musical group). Banjo,Guitar. English language
307 Whiskey, You're the Devil / Tommy Makem, Clancy Brothers. Guitar. English language
308 We Shall Not Be Moved / Freedom Singers. English language
309 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face / Peggy Seeger. English language
310 Candy Man / Mississippi John Hurt. Guitar. English language
311 Walk Right In / Rooftop Singers. English language
312 Little Boxes / Pete Seeger. Banjo. English language
313 Blowing in the Wind / Bob Dylan. Guitar. English language
314 Duncan and Brady / John Koerner. Guitar. English language
315 Pans of Biscuits / Hedy West. English language
316 I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister / Tom Rush. Guitar. English language
317 Rambling Boy / Tom Paxton. Guitar. English language
318 St. James Hospital / Doc Watson. Guitar. English language
319 I Am a Pilgrim / Kentucky Colonels., Clarence White, Roland White. Guitar,Mandolin. English language
320 Captain Woodstock's Courtship / Ian Tyson, Sylvia Tyson. Guitar. English language
321 The Ballad of Patrick Sky / Patrick Sky. Guitar. English language
322 Pack Up Your Sorrows / Mimi Fariña, Richard Fariña. Guitar. English language
323 Mr. Tambourine Man / Byrds (Musical group). Guitar. English language
324 Now That the Buffalo's Gone / Buffy Sainte-Marie. Guitar. English language
325 Jug Band Music / Jim Kweskin Jug Band. Guitar. English language
326 Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream / Simon and Garfunkel. Guitar. English language
327 There But for Fortune / Phil Ochs. Guitar. English language
401 Scarborough Fair/Canticle (Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme)(Child No. 2) / Simon and Garfunkel. Guitar. English language
402 If I Could Be the Rain / Rosalie Sorrels. Guitar. English language
403 On the Road Again / Canned Heat (Musical group). Guitar,Harmonica. English language
404 Over the Waterfall / Hollow Rock String Band, Alan Jabbour. Banjo,Fiddle. English language
405 Higher Ground / Maybelle Carter, Sara Carter. English language
406 I Feel Like I'm Fixin-to-Die Rag / Fish (Musical group). Guitar. English language
407 Amazing Grace / Judy Collins. Guitar. English language
408 Guide Me Oh Thy Great Jehovah / Maria Muldaur. Guitar. English language
409 City of New Orleans / Steve Goodman. Guitar. English language
410 Joe Hill / Joan Baez. Guitar. English language
411 Paradise / Jim Ringer. Guitar. English language
412 Way Down Town / Doc Watson, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Guitar. English language
413 Dueling Banjos / Eric Weissberg. Banjo. English language
414 Greenland Whale Fisheries / Peter, Paul, and Mary (Musical group). Guitar. English language
415 Corrina / Taj Mahal (Musician). English language
416 Fire on the Mountain / Highwoods String Band.. Banjo,Fiddle. English language
417 We'll Understand It Better By and By / Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group). English language
418 Sacco's Letter to His Son / Magpie (Musical group). Guitar. English language
419 Hey Good Looking / Peter Ostroushko. Ukrainian language
420 The Ballad of Francine Hughes / Rude Girls (Musical group). Guitar. English language
421 A Shepherd's Dream / De Dannan (Musical group). English language
421 Onga Bucharesti / De Dannan (Musical group). English language
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:
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Local number:
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 046
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; Stored with LPs
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections