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Pete Seeger - "House of the Rising Sun" [Official Audio]
Listen to the official audio of Pete Seeger's "House of the Rising Sun" from the 2003 album 'American Favorite Ballads, Vol.2' on Smithsonian Folkways. 'American Favorite Ballads, Vol.2' is available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Ballads fuse the arts of music and storytelling. Through ballads, classic tales of human experience are enshrined in poetry and song. Pete Seeger, an American folk hero and icon of the great "folk revival" of the 1950s & 1960s, hand-selected some of his favorite American ballads to compile a series of classic American song-stories flowing from the bedrock of the American experience. Through these captivating songs, a tale is told of America "once upon a time." This CD is the second in a series of Ballad reissues and is an important recording for any fan of American folk music. Compiled and annotated by Jeff Place and Guy Logsdon. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time. ©2008 Smithsonian Institution
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2 min 33 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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