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The Mississippi River Of Song  A Musical Journey Down The Mississippi 2 CD Set

The Mississippi River Of Song A Musical Journey Down The Mississippi 2 CD Set

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This two-hour, 36 track, musical journey down the Mississippi from the headwaters to the delta captures the power and diversity of American music in the late 20th century. The music, recorded between 1995 and 1997 in small towns and large cities along the river, reflects centuries of interaction and experimentation along Americas great waterway. 48-page booklet.

Tracks

Disc 1
1. Pow Wow Song     Chippewa Nation     2:50     
2. 22     Babes in Toyland     3:20     
3. Sail Away Ladies     Spider John Koerner     3:30     
4. I Did My Best     Soul Asylum     3:58     
5. Red-Headed Swede     The Skål Club Spelmanslag     3:23     
6. The Singing Leaf     Wang Chong Lor     2:28     
7. I'll Open My Heart to the Lord / I'll Be Ready (medley)     Sounds of Blackness     1:56     
8. Kim Marie     Karl Hartwich     3:01     
9. Jazz Me Blues     Manny Lopez     4:32     
10. La Unica Estrella     La Otra Mitad     5:26     
11. Flat Stuff     Greg Brown     3:43     
12. Miss Ferris     John Hartford     3:55     
13. Born to Be with You     The Bob Lewis Family     2:17     
14. Milestone     Eugene Redmond and Sylvester "Sunshine" Lee     2:46     
15. I'm So Grateful     Fontella and Martha Bass     4:20     
16. Stop Breaking Down     Oliver Sain     5:10     
17. Get Down River     The Bottle Rockets     3:05     
18. La Guignolée     The Ste. Genevieve Guignolée Singers     3:43     

Disc 2
1. The Sweetest Song I Know     The Boundless Love Quartet     2:30     
2. Blue Yodel #1 (T for Texas)     Sonny Burgess     3:54     
3. St. Louis Blues     Ann Peebles and the Memphis Horns     5:49     
4. Going Back to Memphis     Levon Helm and James Cotton     4:41     
5. Take a Little Walk with Me     Robert Lockwood, Jr.     2:50     
6. Catfish     Big Jack Johnson     3:31     
7. Shake Your Moneymaker     Big Jack Johnson with Frank Frost and the Jelly Roll Kings     3:06     
8. Grits Ain't Groceries     Little Milton     4:23     
9. We Praise Your Holy Name     The Mississippi Mass Choir     5:52     
10. Taters and Gravy and Chicken Fried Steak     Kenny Bill Stinson     2:52     
11. The Back Door (La Porte d'en Arrière)     D.L. Menard     3:49     
12. Bon Chien     Geno Delafose     2:49     
13. Marie Lavaux     David & Roselyn     3:28     
14. Basin Street Blues     Henry Butler     3:58     
15. Time is on My Side     Irma Thomas     2:47     
16. Check Your Bucket     Eddie Bo and Henry Butler     4:39     
17. Let Your Mind Be Free     The Soul Rebels     2:56     
18. La Vida de un Jaibero (The Crab Fisherman's Song)     Irvan Perez     2:49     


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