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Author Hullfish, William, performer.

Title The grand canal : songs of the Erie Canal / with William Hullfish and Golden Eagle String Band.

Published [Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Smithsonian global sound for libraries.
Notes Includes program notes by Jean Papalia with bibliography and words printed as texts.
Previously issued in 1981 as analog disc, Folkways Records : FTS 32318.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings: FTS 32318.
Title on original container: Grand Canal ballads : history of the Erie Canal.
Contents Oh! Dat low bridge -- Paddy on the canal -- Dark-eyed canalier -- I'm afloat on the Erie Canal -- Ballad of the Erie Canal -- Boating on a bull-head -- Meeting on the waters of the Hudson and Erie -- Er-i-e -- A trip on the Erie -- That long canal -- Canawler, canawler/Hoggee on the towpath -- Raging canal -- Aged pilot man -- Low bridge, everybody down.
Performers William Hullfish, vocals, banjo ; Golden Eagle String Band.
Notes Recorded at the State University of New York College at Brockport, Apr.-May 1981.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (American song). Available via World Wide Web.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
Other author Folkways Records.
Golden Eagle String Band, performer.
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Subject Ballads, English -- New York (State)
Canals -- New York (State) -- Songs and music.
Folk music -- New York (State)
Folk songs, English -- New York (State) -- 19th century.
Popular music.
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Songs and music.
Variant Title Title on program notes: History of the Erie Canal.
Songs of the Erie Canal.
Other title Grand Canal ballads.