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Cisco Houston - "The Cat Came Back" [Official Audio]
Listen to the official audio of Cisco Houston's "The Cat Came Back" from the 1994 album 'The Folkways Years, 1944-1961' on Smithsonian Folkways. 'The Folkways Years, 1944-1961' is available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Houston (1918-1961) was a vital figure in the folk music movement of the 1940s and 1950s. These 29 songs (including two with Woody Guthrie) feature material Cisco learned while working and traveling across the country: cowboy songs, railroad songs, hobo songs, union songs, work songs, protest songs, children's songs, and love songs. Guy Logsdon's notes about Cisco's life provide a rich background and complement this collection. Includes A Better World A Comin', I Ain't Got No Home, and Rambling, Gambling Man. Compiled by Guy Logsdon. "An exhilarating romp through the classic American folk repetoire." — NY Daily News 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 17 sec
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