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Elizabeth Cotten  Shake Sugaree CD

Elizabeth Cotten Shake Sugaree CD

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Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (1896-1987) wrote her well-known song "Freight Train" at the age of 11 and sang it nearly 80 years. Through her songwriting, her quietly commanding personality, and her unique left-handed guitar and banjo styles, she has inspired and influenced generations of younger artists. Cotten was declared a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1984, and was recognized by the Smithsonian Institution as a "living treasure." She received a Grammy Award in 1985 when she was 90. These essential 1965-66 recordings include ten previously unreleased tracks. 26 tracks. 60 minutes. Reissued from Folkways 31003.

101 Shake Sugaree
102 Take Me Back to Baltimore
103 Washington Blues
104 I'm Going Away
105 Fox Chase
106 Ontario Blues
107 Fare You Well, My Darling
108 Untitled / George Buck
109 Mama, Nobody's Here but the Baby
110 Mama, Nobody's Here but the Baby
111 Look and Live, My Brother
112 Jesus Lifted Me
113 Jesus is Tenderly Calling
114 Buck Dance
115 Ruben
116 Oh, Miss Lulie Gal
117 Can't Get a Letter from Down the Road
118 Shoot That Buffalo
119 Boatman Dance
120 Hallelujah, It Is Done
121 Holy Ghost, Unchain My Name
122 Little Brown Jug
123 Delia
124 Ball the Jack
125 Till We Meet Again
126 When the Train Comes Along

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