Anthology of American folk music
|Format:||Music CD 1997|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
Contentsv. 1. Ballads. Henry Lee (Dick Justice) ; Fatal flower garden (Nelstone's Hawaiians) ; The house carpenter (Clarence Ashley) ; Drunkard's special (Coley Jones) ; Old lady and the devil (Bill and Belle Reed) ; The butcher's boy (Buell Kazee) ; The wagoner's lad (Buell Kazee) ; King kong kitchie kitchie ki-me-o (Chubby Parker) ; Old shoes and leggins (Uncle Eck Dunford) ; Willie Moore (Richard Burnett and Leonard Rutherford) ; A lazy farmer boy (Buster Carter & Preston Young) ; Peg and awl (the Carolina Tar Heels) ; Ommie Wise (G.B. Grayson) ; My name is John Johanna (Kelly Harrell) ; Bandit Cole Younger (Edward L. Crain) ; Charles Giteau (Kelly Harrell) ; John Hardy was a desperate little man (the Carter Family) ; Gonna die with my hammer in my hand (the Williamson Brothers and Curry) ; Stackalee (Frank Hutchison) ; White House blues (Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers) ; Frankie (Mississippi John Hurt) ; When that great ship went down (William and Versey Smith) ; Engine 143 (the Carter Family) ; Kassie Jones (Furry Lewis) ; Down on Penny's farm (the Bently Boys) ; Mississippi boweavil (boll weevil) blues (the Masked Marvel) ; Got the farm land blues (the Carolina Tar Heels) (2 discs)
v. 2. Social music. Sail away lady (Uncle Bunt Stephens) ; The wild wagoner (Jilson Setters) ; Wake up, Jacob (Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers) ; La danseuse (Delma Lachney and Blind Uncle Gaspard) ; Georgia stomp (Andrew and Jim Baxter) ; Brilliancy medley (Eck Robertson) ; Indian war whoop (Hoyt Ming & his Pep-Steppers) ; Old country stomp (Henry Thomas) ; Old dog Blue (Jim Jackson) ; Saut crapaud (Columbus Fruge) ; Acadian one-step (Joseph Falcon) ; Home sweet home (the Beaux Frères) ; Newport blues (the Cincinnati Jug Band) ; Moonshiner's dance, part one (Frank Cloutier and the Victoria Cafe Orchestra) ; Must be born again (Rev. J.M. Gates) ; Oh death, where is thy sting (Rev. J.M. Gates) ; Rocky road (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) ; Present joys (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) ; This song of love (Middle Georgia Singing Conv. No. 1) ; Judgement (Sister Mary Nelson) ; He got better things for you (Memphis Sanctified Singers) ; Since I laid my burden down (the Elders McIntorsh & Edwards' Sanctified Singers) ; John the Baptist (Rev. Moses Mason) ; Dry bones (Bascom Lamar Lunsford) ; John the revelator (Blind Willie Johnson) ; Little Moses (the Carter Family) ; Shine on me (Ernest Phipps & Holiness Singers) ; Fifty miles of elbow room (Rev. F.W. McGee) ; I'm in the battlefield for my Lord (Rev. D.C. Rice and congregation) (2 discs)
v. 3. Songs. The coo coo bird (Clarence Ashley) ; East Virginia (Buell Kazee) ; Minglewood blues (Cannon's Jug Stompers) ; I woke up one morning in May (Didier Hébert) ; James Alley blues (Richard "Rabbit" Brown) ; Sugar baby (Dock Boggs) ; I wish I was a mole in the ground (Bascom Lamar Lunsford) ; The mountaineer's courtship (Ernest and Hattie Stoneman) ; The Spanish merchant's daughter (the Stoneman Family) ; Bob Lee Junior blues (the Memphis Jug Band) ; Single girl, married girl (the Carter Family) ; Le vieux soulard et sa femme (Cleoma Breaux & Joseph Falcon) ; Rabbit foot blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) ; Expressman blues (Sleepy John Estes & Yank Rachell) ; Poor boy blues (Ramblin' Thomas) ; Feather bed (Cannon's Jug Stompers) ; Country blues (Dock Boggs) ; 99 year blues (Julius Daniels) ; Prison cell blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson) ; See that my grave is kept clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson) ; C'est si triste sans lui (Cleoma and Ophy Breaux and Joseph Falcon) ; Way down the old plank road (Uncle Dave Macon) ; Buddy won't you roll down the line (Uncle Dave Macon) ; Spike driver blues (Mississippi John Hurt) ; K.C. moan (the Memphis Jug Band) ; Train on the island (J.P. Nestor) ; The Lone Star Trail (Ken Maynard) ; Fishing blues (Henry Thomas) (2 discs).
-- United States.
Ballads, English -- United States.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Folk dance music -- United States.
Folk songs, Cajun French -- United States.
|Publisher|| Washington, D.C. :Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products,1997
|Other Titles|| American folk music
Smith, Harry Everett,
Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products: SFW 40090 (A 28746--A 28751).
Originally released by Folkways Records, 1952 (FP 251--FP 253).
Compact disc; in box (31 cm.).
Disc 6 an enhanced CD, which can also be played on CD-ROM drive to access video materials, artist interviews, and additional background information.
Booklet containing essays: The old, weird American / Greil Marcus; The brotherhood of the anthology /Jon Pankake; West Coast record collector / Luis Kemnitzer; The birth and growth of The anthology of American folk music / as told by Moses Asch; Notes on Harry Smith's anthology / Neil V. Rosenberg; Supplemental notes on the selections / Jeff Place; and bibliography (67 p. : ports. ; 31 cm.) laid in container.
Includes facsimile of original (1952) booklet ( p. : ill. ; 28 cm.).
6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.