American Favorite Ballads Vol. 1 - 5
 : American Favorite Ballads Vol. 1 - 5

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by: Pete Seeger

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Binding: Audio CD
EAN: 0093074015520
Format: Box set
Item Dimensions: 13450870528
Label: Smithsonian/Folkways
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Smithsonian/Folkways
Model: 5235424
MPN: 093074015520
Number Of Discs: 5
Number Of Items: 5
Publication Date: April 21, 2009
Publisher: Smithsonian/Folkways
Release Date: April 21, 2009
Studio: Smithsonian/Folkways

Disc 1:
  1. John Henry [I'm Gonna Die with a Hammer in My Hand] [John Henry Blues]
  2. Shenandoah [the Rolling River] [the Wide Missouri]
  3. Blue-Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn)
  4. Black Girl [in the Pines] [Where Did You Sleep Last Night?]
  5. Skip to My Lou
  6. The Big Rock Candy Mountain
  7. Clementine [Darling Clementine] [My Darling Clementine] [Oh, My Darling
  8. Yankee Doodle
  9. Home on the Range
  10. John Brown's Body
  11. Goodnight, Irene [Irene, Goodnight]
  12. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  13. Oh, Susanna
  14. Wayfaring Stranger [the Wayfaring Pilgrim] [I'm a Poor Wayfaring Strang
  15. Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep [Mary, Don't You Weep]
  16. Down in the Valley [Birmingham Jail] [Little Willie] [Bird in a Cage]
  17. The Wabash Cannon Ball
  18. On Top of Old Smoky
  19. Frankie and Johnny [Frankie] [Frankie and Albert] [Frankie Baker] [Litt
  20. I Ride an Old Paint
  21. The Wreck of the Old 97
  22. Wagoner's Lad [My Horses Ain't Hungry] [Drunken Hiccups] [Lovin' Nancy]
  23. Old Dan Tucker
  24. I've Been Working on the Railroad [Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah]
  25. Cielito Lindo
  26. So Long, It's Been Good to Know You (Dusty Old Dust)
  27. America the Beautiful
  28. This Land Is Your Land [#]
Disc 2:
  1. Barbara Allen [Barb'ry Ellen] [Barbara Ellen]
  2. Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn [A Lazy Farmer Boy] [Lazy Man] [the You
  3. Midnight Special
  4. House of the Rising Sun [Rising Sun Blues] [Rounder's Luck]
  5. Careless Love [Careless Blues] [Loveless Love] [Reckless Love]
  6. Oh, What a Beautiful City [Twelve Gates to the City]
  7. Poor Boy [Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot (Or Feet)?] [Green V
  8. Sally Ann [Sandy Land]
  9. The Riddle Song [I Gave My Love a Cherry] [Captain Walker's Courtship]
  10. Go Tell Aunt Rhody [the Old Gray Goose] [the Old Grey Goose Is Dead] [G
  11. The Water Is Wide [Waly, Waly] [the Brisk Young Lover] [Down in the Meadow]
  12. The Fox [the Fox and His Wife] [the Fox and the Grey Goose] [Old Miss Flipp
  13. The Keeper and the Doe [the Keeper] [Hey Down, Hoe Down]
  14. Pretty Polly [the Gosport Tragedy] [the Cruel Ship's Carpenter] [the Sh
  15. Jesse James [the Death of Jesse James] [the Life and Death of Jesse Jam
  16. Stagolee [Stackolee] [Stagger Lee] [Stack Lee]
  17. Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair [Black, Black, Black]
  18. Camptown Races [Gwine to Run All Night]
  19. Blow the Man Down
  20. Froggie Went a Courtin' [the Frog and Mouse] [the Frog He Would a Wooin
  21. I Had a Rooster (Barnyard Song) [the Barnyard Song] [My Little Rooster]
  22. Putting on the Style
  23. The Farmer's Curst Wife [the Farmer's Old Wife] [the Devil and the Farmer's
  24. Hard Travelin'
  25. Alabama Bound [Don't You Leave Me Here]
  26. Wimoweh [the Lion Sleeps Tonight]
  27. Dink's Song [Dink's Blues] [Nora's Dove] [Fare Thee Well]
Disc 3:
  1. Gypsy Davy [Raggle-Taggle Gypsies] [the Gypsy Laddie] [Whistling Gypsy]
  2. Deep Blue Sea
  3. New River Train [Darlin'] [I'll Be on That New Road Someday] [Green Riv
  4. St. James Hospital [the Unfortunate Rake] [Gambler's Blues] [Streets o
  5. E-Ri-E Canal [Erie Canal] [the E-Ri-E Was Rising] [the Canal Boat Song]
  6. St. Louis Blues
  7. Boll Weevil [Boll Weevil Song] [Boll Weevil Blues] [Mississippi Boweavi
  8. The Girl I Left Behind [Brighton Camp] [Regimental Song of the 7th Infantry
  9. When I First Came to This Land
  10. The Titanic [When That Great Ship Went Down] [the Sinking of the Titanic] [
  11. El-A-Noy [Illinois] [the Plains of Illinois] [the State of Illinois] [S
  12. Lady of Carlysle [in Carlysle There Lived a Lady] [the Bold Lieutenant]
  13. My Good Man [My Good Old Man] [Three Nights Drunk] [Four Nights Drunk]
  14. Golden Vanity [the Lowlands Low] [the Lonesome Sea Ballad] [the Sweet T
  15. Ain't It a Shame [Ain't Dat a Shame] [Bill Bailey, Ain't That a Shame]
  16. Swanee River [Way Down Upon the Swanee River]
  17. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child [Motherless Child]
  18. The Boys from County Mayo [Shamrock]
  19. No Irish Need Apply
  20. Paddy Works on the Railroad [Fillimeeooreay] [Pat Works on the Railway]
  21. Arkansas Traveler [Arkansaw Traveler] [the Original Arkansas Traveler]
  22. When I Was Single [When I Was Single, My Pockets Would Jingle] [I Wish
  23. Wond'rous Love
  24. Ground Hog [Groun' Hog] [Old Ground Hog]
  25. Old Blue [Go on Blue] [Old Dog Blue]
  26. She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
  27. Erie Canal [My Gal Sal] [Low Bridge] [Everybody Down] [Fifteen Miles on
Disc 4:
  1. Banks of the Ohio [the Banks of the O. B. D.] [Down Beside the Ohio] [D
  2. You Are My Sunshine
  3. Hallelujah, I'm a Bum [Hallelujah, Bum Again] [Hallelujah on the Bum]
  4. The Foggy Dew [the Foggy, Foggy Dew] [the Bugaboo]
  5. Molly Malone [in Dublin's Fair City]
  6. Old Maid's Song [Take Me out of Pity] [Don't Let Me Die an Old Maid] [t
  7. Oh, How He Lied [the Deceiver] [He Told Her He Loved Her] [the Villain
  8. Where the Old Allegheny and the Monongahela Flow
  9. Leatherwing Bat [the Bird Song] [the Birds' Courting Song] [the Birds'
  10. Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier [Shule Aroon] [Shule Agrah] [Buttermilk H
  11. Farther Along
  12. Go Down, Moses
  13. All My Trials
  14. Monsieur Banjo [Michie Banjo] [Mister Banjo] [Mister Banjo - Look at th
  15. No More Auction Block [Many Thousand Go]
  16. Hole in the Bucket [the Bucket Song] [Jug Hot en Loch, Der] [Leiwer Hei
  17. What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor [the Drunken Sailor] (Early in
  18. Army Life [Gee, But I Want to Go Home] [I Don't Want No More Army]
  19. Blue Mountain Lake [the Bells of Long Lake] [Come All Ye Good Fellers]
  20. Lady Margaret [Lady Margaret and Sweet William] [Fair Margaret and Swee
  21. John Hardy [Johnny Hard] [John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man] [Johnn
  22. Johnson [the Three Butchers] [the Two Butchers] [Young Butcher Boy]
  23. John Riley [Pretty Fair Maid] [the Broken Token] [as I Walked out Some
  24. Washer Lad [Four Pence a Day]
  25. Talking Blues [the Original Talking Blues]
  26. Lolly Too Dum [the Fit Comes on Me Now] [I Must and I Will Get Married
  27. T. B. Blues
  28. Summertime [Summertime an' the Livin' Is Easy]
Disc 5:
  1. Trail to Mexico [Following the Cow Trail]
  2. Red River Valley
  3. Old Joe Clark [Joe Clarke] [Ole Joe Clark]
  4. St. James Infirmary [the Unfortunate Rake] [St. James Hospital] [Gamble
  5. Green County Bachelor [Starving to Death on My Government Claim] [Lane
  6. Ox Driver's Song [Ox Driving Song-Pop My Whip]
  7. Buffalo Gals
  8. Joe Bowers [the Disappointment of Joe Bowers] [When I Struck Muskoka]
  9. Texian Boys
  10. My Sweetheart Is a Mule in the Mines
  11. Johnny Gray [Peter Gray] [Ballad of Peter Gray] [Blow Ye Winds of Morni
  12. Cowboy Yodel
  13. Sioux Indians
  14. Ida Red
  15. Holler
  16. Cumberland Gap
  17. Sweet Betsy from Pike [Betsy from Pike]
  18. Buffalo Skinners [the Buffalo Range] [the Range of the Buffalo] [Boggy
  19. Whiskey, Rye Whiskey [Jack O'Diamonds] [Clinch Mountain]
  20. Stewball [Skewball] [Molly and Tenbrooks] [Stuball]
  21. Whoopie Ti-Yi-Yo, Get Along, Little Dogies [Git Along, Little Dogies]
  22. Strawberry Roan [#]
  23. Jay Gould's Daughter [Kassie Jones]
  24. Play-Party
  25. I Never Will Marry [the Damsel's Lament] [Down by the Sea-Shore] [One D
  26. Riflemen of Bennington [the Bennington Riflemen]
  27. Kingdom Coming (Year of Jubilo) [the Year of Jubilo] [Jubilo] [Lincoln'
  28. Cumberland Mountain Bear Chase [Bear Hunt] [Bear Chase]
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Product Description:
These songs have been part of the fabric of America for a half century or more-and these five volumes of folk ballads recorded by Pete in the '50s and '60s were an integral part of our folk revival. Here are all 139 folk ballads on 5 CDs, each with its own booklet full of extensive notes; legendary songs and performances abound: John Henry; Clementine; Goodnight Irene; Yankee Doodle; Old Dan Tucker; Hole in the Bucket; This Land Is Your Land; America the Beautiful; Midnight Special; Froggie Went A-Courtin'; Boll Weevil; Erie Canal; Arkansas Traveler , and more!

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