Anthology Of American Folk Music

VARIOUS Anthology Of American Folk Music (1997 US Smithsonian Folkways 84-track 6-CD compilation, this landmark collection was originally released in 1952, featuring American folk, blues and country music recordings that were originally issued from 1927 to 1932. These recordings form the very bedrock of folk, blues, rock 'n' roll and beyond - seminal ain't the word! ComprisesTHREE DOUBLE CDs, each housed in a jewel case picture sleeve. Includes a copy of the original 28-page 11" x 8½" 'Handbook' written by Harry Smith and a 68-page 12" square 'Booklet of Essays, Appreciations and Annotations Pertaining to the Anthology Of American Folk Music' which contains information on the artists, the origins of the songs, their discographies and other versions of the songs. Housed in a picture stickered red textured box with belly band. The box shows only a little light fading, but the contents are near as new SFW40090)

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Release Year 1997 - 23 years ago
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Format CD Album Box Set
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways
Complete Stock List Go to Various-Folk
Product Catalogue No SFW40090
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Volume One: The Ballads
1-1 Dick Justice Henry Lee 3:28
1-2 Nelstone's Hawaiians Fatal Flower Garden 2:58
1-3 Clarence Ashley The House Carpenter 3:16
1-4 Coley Jones Drunkard's Special 3:16
1-5 Bill And Belle Reed Old Lady And The Devil 3:05
1-6 Buell Kazee The Butcher's Boy 3:05
1-7 Buell Kazee The Wagoner's Lad 3:05
1-8 Chubby Parker And His Old Time Banjo* King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O 3:09
1-9 Uncle Eck Dunford Old Shoes And Leggins 3:01
1-10 Richard Burnett And Leonard Rutherford Willie Moore 3:16
1-11 Buster Carter & Preston Young A Lazy Farmer Boy 3:00
1-12 The Carolina Tar Heels Peg And Awl 2:59
1-13 G.B. Grayson Ommie Wise 3:12
1-14 Kelly Harrell And The Virginia String Band My Name Is John Johanna 3:13
2-15 Edward L. Crain Bandit Cole Younger 2:57
2-16 Kelly Harrell And The Virginia String Band Charles Giteau 3:05
2-17 The Carter Family John Hardy Was A Desperate Little Man 2:57
2-18 The Williamson Brothers And Curry (2) Gonna Die With My Hammer In My Hand 3:26
2-19 Frank Hutchison Stackalee 3:01
2-20 Charlie Poole And The North Carolina Ramblers White House Blues 3:31
2-21 Mississippi John Hurt Frankie 3:28
2-22 William And Versey Smith When That Great Ship Went Down 2:58
2-23 The Carter Family Engine 143 3:19
2-24 Furry Lewis Kassie Jones 6:16
2-25 The Bently Boys Down On Penny's Farm 2:50
2-26 The Masked Marvel Mississippi Boweavil Blues 3:09
2-27 The Carolina Tar Heels Got The Farm Land Blues 3:17

Volume Two: Social Music
3-28 Uncle Bunt Stephens Sail Away Lady 2:58
3-29 Jilson Setters The Wild Wagoner 3:17
3-30 Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers Wake Up Jacob 2:55
3-31 Delma Lachney And Blind Uncle Gaspard La Danseuse 2:56
3-32 Andrew And Jim Baxter* Georgia Stomp 2:47
3-33 Eck Robertson And Family Brilliance Medley 3:01
3-34 Hoyt "Floyd" Ming And His Pep-Steppers Indian War Whoop 3:13
3-35 Henry Thomas Old Country Stomp 2:55
3-36 Jim Jackson (2) Old Dog Blue 3:04
3-37 Columbus Fruge Saut Crapaud 2:49
3-38 Joseph Falcon Acadian One-Step 3:00
3-39 Breaux Freres* Home Sweet Home 3:00
3-40 The Cincinnati Jug Band* Newport Blues 2:58
3-41 Frank Cloutier And The Victoria Cafe Orchestra Moonshiner's Dance Part One 2:40
4-42 Rev. J. M. Gates You Must Be Born Again 1:31
4-43 Rev. J. M. Gates Oh Death Where Is Thy Sting 1:29
4-44 Alabama Sacred Harp Singers Rocky Road 2:44
4-45 Alabama Sacred Harp Singers Present Joys 2:53
4-46 Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1 This Song Of Love 2:58
4-47 Rev. Sister Mary Nelson Judgement 2:25
4-48 Memphis Sanctified Singers He Got Better Things For You 2:54
4-49 Elders McIntorsh And Edwards' Sanctified Singers Since I Laid My Burden Down 3:19
4-50 Rev. Moses Mason* John The Baptist 3:05
4-51 Bascom Lamar Lunsford Dry Bones 3:00
4-52 Blind Willie Johnson John The Revelator 3:21
4-53 The Carter Family Little Moses 3:14
4-54 Ernest Phipps And His Holiness Singers Shine On Me 3:03
4-55 Rev. F.W. McGhee* Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room 2:43
4-56 Rev. D.C. Rice And His Sanctified Congregation In The Battlefield For My Lord 3:20

Volume Three: Songs
5-57 Clarence Ashley The Coo Coo Bird 2:56
5-58 Buell Kazee East Virginia 3:01
5-59 Cannon's Jug Stompers Minglewood Blues 3:44
5-60 Didier Hébert* I Woke Up One Morning In May 3:04
5-61 Richard "Rabbit" Brown James Alley Blues 3:07
5-62 Dock Boggs Sugar Baby 2:58
5-63 Bascom Lamar Lunsford I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground 3:21
5-64 Ernest And Hattie Stoneman Mountaineer's Courtship 2:44
5-65 The Stoneman Family The Spanish Merchant's Daughter 3:18
5-66 Memphis Jug Band Bob Lee Junior Blues 3:11
5-67 The Carter Family Single Girl, Married Girl 2:47
5-68 Cleoma Breaux And Joseph Falcon La Vieux Soulard Et Sa Femme 3:10
5-69 Blind Lemon Jefferson Rabbit Foot Blues 2:57
5-70 Sleepy John Estes And Yank Rachell Expressman Blues 3:01
6-71 Ramblin' Thomas Poor Boy Blues 2:24
6-72 Cannon's Jug Stompers Feather Bed 3:16
6-73 Dock Boggs Country Blues 2:59
6-74 Julius Daniels 99 Year Blues 3:07
6-75 Blind Lemon Jefferson Prison Cell Blues 2:47
6-76 Blind Lemon Jefferson See That My Grave Is Kept Clean 2:55
6-77 Cleoma Breaux And Ophy Breaux And Joseph Falcon C'Est Si Triste Sans Lui 3:01
6-78 Uncle Dave Macon Way Down The Old Plank Road 3:01
6-79 Uncle Dave Macon Buddy Won't You Roll Down The Line 3:15
6-80 Mississippi John Hurt Spike Driver Blues 3:17
6-81 Memphis Jug Band K.C. Moan 2:33
6-82 J.P. Nestor Train On The Island 3:00
6-83 Ken Maynard The Lone Star Trail 3:15
6-84 Henry Thomas Fishing Blues 5:17

Recording Artist Various-Folk
Product Title Anthology Of American Folk Music
Product Information Various-Folk Anthology Of American Folk Music USA CD Album Box Set.
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
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