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Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection 5 CD Box Set

Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection 5 CD Box Set

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Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, the first career-spanning box set dedicated to the American music icon, is a 5 CD, 140-page, large-format book featuring 5 hours of music with 16 unreleased tracks. 

Disc 1
1. Irene (Goodnight Irene) - 1:53
2. The Bourgeois Blues - 2:18
3. Fannin Street (Mister Tom Hughes Town) - 3:30
4. The Midnight Special - 2:03
5. John Henry - 3:10
6. Black Girl (Where Did You Sleep Last Night) - 2:07
7. Pick a Bale of Cotton - 1:30
8. Take This Hammer - 2:15
9. Cotton Fields - 2:06
10. Old Riley - 1:58
11. Rock Island Line - 2:02
12. The Gallis Pole - 2:45
13. Ha-Ha This a Way - 1:34
14. Sukey Jump - 1:04
15. Boll Weevil - 3:07
16. Scottsboro Boys - 4:32
17. Governor O.K. Allen - 2:37
18. Governor Pat Neff - 3:40
19. There's a Man Going Around Taking Names - 1:24
20. On a Monday - 1:47
21. You Can't Lose Me, Cholly - 2:37
22. Keep Your Hands Off Her - 2:51
23. We Shall Be Free (with Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston) - 2:34

Disc 2
1. Alabama Bound - 2:17
2. Almost Day - 1:05
3. Fiddler's Dram - 2:28
4. Green Corn - 1:15
5. Sally Walker - 2:40
6. Bring Me a Little Water, Silvy - 0:48
7. Julie Ann Johnson - 0:41
8. Linin' Track - 1:11
9. Whoa, Back, Buck - 2:09
10. Shorty George - 1:28
11. Ham and Eggs - 1:42
12. Moanin' - 1:00
13. Out on the Western Plains - 1:31
14. Noted Rider - 2:50
15. Meeting at the Building - 0:59
16. Good, Good, Good (Talking, Preaching) / We Shall Walk Through the Valley - 2:11
17. Ain't You Glad (The Blood Done Signed My Name) - 2:19
18. I'm So Glad, I Done Got Over - 1:21
19. The Hindenburg Disaster - 3:22
20. Ella Speed - 5:48
21. Haul Away Joe - 2:48
22. Old Man - 2:35
23. Sweet Jenny Lee - 1:51
24. Jean Harlow - 1:40
25. Laura - 1:41
26. Queen Mary - 4:46

Disc 3
1. Good Morning Blues - 2:23
2. Sail On, Little Girl - 3:14
3. Easy Rider - 2:51
4. Poor Howard - 1:36
5. Duncan and Brady - 4:06
6. How Long, How Long - 2:13
7. T.B. Blues - 3:43
8. Jim Crow Blues - 3:30
9. Pigmeat - 2:33
10. John Hardy - 2:43
11. Outskirts of Town - 2:40
12. 4, 5, and 9 - 2:20
13. In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down) - 3:29
14. Red Cross Store Blues - 3:09
15. Diggin' My Potatoes - 2:34
16. Blind Lemon - 1:39
17. When a Man's a Long Way from Home - 2:57
18. Alberta - 3:11
19. Excerpt from "The Lonesome Train" - 3:11
20. National Defense Blues - 3:13
21. Hitler Song (Mr. Hitler) - 4:31
22. Big Fat Woman - 1:10
23. Been So Long (Bellevue Hospital Blues) - 2:44

Disc 4
1. WNYC- Folk Songs of America [Grey Goose; Boll Weevil; Yellow Gal; Ha-Ha This a Way; Leaving Blues; Irene (outro)] - 14:42
2. WNYC- Folk Songs of America [Almost Day; Blues in My Kitchen, Blues in My Dining Room; I Went Up on the Mountain; Good Morning Blues; Baby, Don't You Love Me No More; T.B. Blues; Irene (outro)] Lead Belly and the Oleander Quartet 14:45
3. If It Wasn't for Dicky - 2:15
4. What's You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire (with Anne Graham) - 2:12
5. Rock Me (Hide Me in Thy Bosom) (with Anne Graham) - 2:19
6. Packin' Trunk Blues - 2:35
7. Leaving Blues - 2:58
8. How Come You Do Me Like You Do? - 3:26
9. One Dime Blues - 2:25
10. I'm Going to Buy You a Brand New Ford - 1:40
11. Jail-house Blues - 1:13
12. Shout On - 2:09
13. Come and Sit Down Beside Me - 1:02
14. Red River - 2:14

Disc 5
1. Yes, I Was Standing in the Bottom - 1:41
2. Ain't Going Down to the Well No More (version 2) - 1:23
3. Everytime I Go Out - 1:25
4. Go Down, Old Hannah - 4:58
5. Black Betty - 1:53
6. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (with Bessie Smith) - 3:42
7. Stewball - 2:34
8. Ain't It a Shame to Go Fishin' on a Sunday - 1:22
9. Relax Your Mind - 4:05
10. Princess Elizabeth - 3:33
11. Silver City Bound - 6:01
12. The Titanic - 5:11
13. House of the Rising Sun - 2:24
14. It's Tight Like That - 3:09
15. Diggin' My Potatoes - 3:57
16. Springtime in the Rockies - 3:02
17. Backwater Blues - 3:23
18. Didn't Old John Cross the Water - 1:56
19. De Kalb Blues - 3:51
20. They Hung Him on the Cross (version 1) - 2:26
21. They Hung Him on the Cross (version 2) - 2:49
22. In the World - 2:02


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