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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1 CD

American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1 CD

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Recorded during the heart of the great "folk song revival" of the 1950s and 1960s, Pete Seeger's American Favorite Ballads was and is a classic series of albums. Ballads contains definitive bits of Americana that have been a part of our lives for more than a half century, including songs like "This Land is Your Land," "America the Beautiful," "John Henry," and "Shenandoah." This CD is the first in a series of Ballad reissues, and essential for any fan of American folk music to own.  Extensive notes, photos, 28 tracks, 72 minutes.

Tracks
1. John Henry - 4:28
2. Shenandoah - 1:47
3. Blue-Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn) - 2:31
4. Black Girl - 2:29
5. Skip to My Lou - 3:08
6. The Big Rock-Candy Mountain - 3:05
7. Clementine - 3:02
8. Yankee Doodle - 1:36
9. Home on the Range - 1:48
10. John Brown's Body - 2:56
11. Goodnight, Irene - 3:39
12. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - 2:33
13. Oh, Susanna - 1:13
14. Wayfaring Stranger - 1:11
15. Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep - 2:27
16. Down in the Valley - 3:42
17. The Wabash Cannonball - 3:01
18. On Top of Old Smoky - 2:14
19. Frankie and Johnny - 4:24
20. I Ride an Old Paint - 3:20
21. The Wreck of the Old 97 - 1:49
22. Wagoner's Lad - 1:22
23. Old Dan Tucker - 2:11
24. I've Been Working on the Railroad - 1:23
25. Cielito Lindo - 2:30
26. So Long, It's Been Good to Know You (Dusty Old Dust) - 3:19
27. America the Beautiful - 1:35
28. This Land is Your Land - 2:50

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