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Author Seeger, Pete, 1919-

Title American favorite ballads [electronic resource] / Pete Seeger.

Published Washington D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways, p2009.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Notes Accompanying booklets c2002-c2007.
Program notes by Jeff Place and Guy Logsdon in English, track listings and notes about the compilers included; song lyrics available online.
Publisher's number from discs and container: SFW CD 40155; Publisher's numbers from accompanying booklets: SFW CD 40150-40154.
Bibliography Bibliographies and discography included.
Contents v. 1. John Henry (4:28) -- Shenandoah (1:47) -- Blue- tailed fly (Jimmy crack corn) / D. Emmett (2:31) -- Black girl / arr. H. Ledbetter (2:29) -- Skip to my Lou (3:08) - - The big rock candy mountain / H. McClintock (3:05) -- Clementine / P. Montrose (3:02) -- Yankee Doodle (1:36) -- Home on the range / B. Higley ; D.E. Kelley (1:48) -- John Brown's body (2:56) -- Goodnight, Irene / H. Ledbetter ; adapted by J.L. Lomax (3:39) -- Swing low, sweet chariot / W. Willis ; M. Willis (2:33) -- Oh, Susanna / S. Foster (1 :13) -- Wayfaring stranger (1:11) -- Oh, Mary, don't you weep (2:27) -- Down in the valley (3:41) -- The Wabash cannonball (3:01) -- On top of Old Smoky (2:14) -- Frankie and Johnny (4:24) -- I ride an old paint (3:20) -- The wreck of the old 97 / H. Whitter ; C.W. Noell ; F.J. Lewey (1:49) -- Wagoner's lad (1:22) -- Old Dan Tucker / D. Emmett (2:11) -- I've been working on the railroad (1:23) -- Cielito Lindo / Q. Mendoza y Cortez (2:30) -- So long, it's been good to know you (dusty old dust) / W. Guthrie (3:19) -- America the beautiful / K.L. Bates ; S.A. Ward (1:35) -- This land is your land / W. Guthrie (2:50).
v. 2. Barbara Allen (2:48) -- Young man who wouldn't hoe corn (1:34) -- Midnight special (3:02) -- House of the rising sun (2:30) -- Careless love (3:04) -- Oh, what a beautiful city (3:24) -- Poor boy (2:13) -- Sally Ann (1: 28) -- The riddle song (2:23) -- Go tell aunt Rhody (3:11) -- The water is wide (3:31) -- The fox (2:02) -- The keeper and the doe (2:10) -- Pretty Polly (3:35) -- Jesse James (4:25) -- Stagolee (2:10) -- Black is the color of my true love's hair (2:27) -- Camptown races (1:27) -- Blow that man down (2:00) -- Froggie went a courtin' (2: 48) -- I had a rooster (barnyard song) (3:51) -- Putting on the style (2:45) -- The farmer's curst wife (2:47) -- Hard travelin' (2:40) -- Alabama bound (2:17) -- Wimoweh (2:57) -- Dink's song (2:37).
v. 3. Gypsy Davy (5:03) -- Deep blue sea (2:16) -- New river train (3:00) -- St. James hospital (2:58) -- E-ri-e Canal (3:21) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (2:22) -- Boll weevil (3:56) -- The girl I left behind (1:11) -- When I first came to this land / trans. by Oscar Brand (2: 40) -- The Titanic (3:47) -- El-a-noy (1:46) -- Lady of Carlysle (3:23) -- My good man (2:39) -- Golden vanity (3: 56) -- Ain't it a shame (1:47) -- Swanee River / Stephen Foster (3:01) -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (4:31) -- The boys from County Mayo (2:21) -- No Irish need apply / John F. Poole (1:56) -- Paddy works on the railroad (2:26) -- Arkansas traveler (2:39) -- When I was single (1:17) -- Wond'rous love / Alex Means (1:37) -- Ground hog (3:47) -- Old Blue (2:18) -- She'll be comin' round the mountain (1:51) -- Erie Canal / Thomas S. Allen (2:38).
v. 4. Banks of the Ohio (3:32) -- You are my sunshine / J.H. Davis ; C. Mitchell (1:46) -- Hallelujah, I'm a bum (1:40) -- The foggy dew (1:59) -- Molly Malone (2:22) -- Old maid's song (1:40) -- Oh how he lied (1:43) -- Where the old Allegheny and the Monongahela flow (2:44) -- Leatherwing bat (3:11) -- Johnny has gone for a soldier (2 :29) -- Farther along (2:34) -- Go down, Moses (2:57) -- All my trials (3:07) -- Monsieur Banjo (2:13) -- No more auction block (1:58) -- Hole in the bucket (2:22) -- What shall we do with the drunken sailor (2:18) -- Army life / G. Rice (2:08) -- Blue mountain lake (2:47) -- Lady Margaret (2:56) -- John Hardy (3:36) -- Johnson (2:54) -- John Riley (2:24) -- Washer lad (1:12) -- Talking blues / C. Bouchillion (2:05) -- Lolly too dum (3:37) -- T.B. blues / J. Rodgers (4:04) -- Summertime / G. Gershwin ; I. Gershwin ; D.B. Heyward (3:45).
v. 5. Trail to Mexico (2:45) -- Red River Valley (2:05) -- Old Joe Clark (3:53) -- St. James infirmary (2:30) -- Green County bachelor (2:32) -- Ox driver's song (1:52) -- Buffalo gals (2:18) -- Joe Bowers (2:56) -- Texian boys (1 :26) -- My sweetheart is a mule in the mines (:25) -- Johnny Gray (1:51) -- Cowboy yodel (:51) -- Sioux Indians (3:38) -- Ida Red (1:53) -- Holler (1:15) -- Cumberland Gap (1:18) -- Wake up, Jacob (:17) -- Sweet Betsy from Pike / John A. Stone (3:24) -- Buffalo skinners (2:42) -- Whiskey, rye whiskey (2:14) -- Stewball (4:51) -- Whoopie ti-yi-yo, get along, little dogies (1:27) -- Strawberry roan / Curly Fletcher (5:01) -- Jay Gould's Daughter (2: 37) -- Play-party (1:22) -- I never will marry / arr. Texas Gladden (2:02) -- Riflemen of Bennington /John Allison (2:10) -- Kingdom coming (year of jubilo) / Henry Clay Work (2:32) -- Cumberland Mountain bear chase / Uncle Dave Macon ; Pete Seeger (3:35).
Language notes Sung in English.
Other author Logsdon, Guy William.
Place, Jeffrey.
Subject Ballads, English.
Folk music -- America.