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American Folk Anthologies  American Ballads and Folk Songs (1958) CD

American Folk Anthologies American Ballads and Folk Songs (1958) CD

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

Like Joan O'Bryant's previous Folkways recording, Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas, this album presents folk songs geographically close to O'Bryant's heart. Most of the ballads included here are versions from Kansas, Arkansas, and Missouri, and several were collected through the University of Arkansas Folklore Research Project.
Ballads; Broadsides; Complaint; Cowboys--Songs and music; Folksong revival; Laments; Love songs; Maritime; Marriage; Murder; Opera; Spirituals (Songs); Supernatural; Wit and humor; Work songs

1. Single Girl - 2:35     
2. The Stern Old Bachelor - 1:19    
3. Life is a Toil - 3:58    
4. The Promised Land - 2:24    
5. The House Carpenter's Wife - 4:30    
6. The Trail to Mexico - 3:34    
7. The Lily of the West - 3:19    
8. The Cuckoo - 3:02    
9. I'm on My Way - 2:27    
10. A Sailor's Life - 4:13    
11. Keep Your Hand on the Plow - 3:35    
12. The Maiden on the Plains - 2:57    
13. The Soldier's Wife - 2:45    
14. Marble Town - 2:25    
15. The Texas Rangers - 2:46    
16. Tom Sherman's Barroom - 3:30

 


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