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Adelaide Van Wey: All Day Singin', Smoky Mountain and Creole Ballads (1958) CD

Adelaide Van Wey: All Day Singin', Smoky Mountain and Creole Ballads (1958) CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included."

Tracks
1. All Day Singin'
2. The Cheat
3. Birdie
4. The Blackbird and the Crow
5. Tan Patate-La Tchuite (When Your Potato's Done It's Time to Eat It)
6. Fais Do Do (Go to Sleep)
7. En Avant Granadie (Foward March, Grenadiers)
8. Mon Cher Sabin
9. Gue, Gue, Solingaie (Sweep the Dreampath Clear)

On this collection, Adelaide Van Wey juxtaposes the Anglo-American ballads of the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina with songs from French Creole Louisiana. As the title track enjoins, "Bring along your fiddle and guitar too; come along Mary, oh, come along, do!"

 


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