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Title American music--folk. [sound recording]

Publication Info. Folkways Records FA 2951--FA 2953. 1952.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Eva Jessye Collection  781.620078 Am35  v.1    ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Eva Jessye Collection  781.620078 Am35  v.2    ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Eva Jessye Collection  781.620078 Am35  v.3    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 6 discs. 33 1/3 rpm. mono. 12 in.
Note Title on containers: Anthology of American folk music; title on program note booklets: American folk music.
Edited by Harry Smith.
In 3 containers.
Identical booklets containing program notes and bibliographical and discographical references (28 p. ill.) laid in each container.
Contents v. 1. Ballads: Henry Lee -- Fatal flower garden -- House carpenter -- Drunkards special -- Old lady and the devil -- The butchers boy -- The wagoners lad -- King Kong Kitchie -- Old shoes and leggins -- Willie Moore -- Lazy farmer boy -- Pet and awl -- Ommie Wise -- My name is John Johanna -- Bandit Cole Younger -- Charles Giteau -- John Hardy was a desperate little man -- Gonna die with my hammer in my hand -- Stackalee -- White House blues -- Frankie -- When that great ship went down --Engine one-forty-three -- Kassie Jones -- Down on Penny's Farm --Mississippi boweavil blues -- Got the farm land blues -- v. 2. Social music: Sail away lady -- The wild wagoner -- Wake up Jacob -- La danseuse -- Georgia stomp -- Brilliancy medley -- Indian war whoop -- Old country stomp -- Old dog blue -- Saut crapaud -- Arcadian one-step -- Home sweet home -- Newport blues -- Moonshiners dance -- Must be born again -- Oh death, where is thy sting -- Rocky road --
(Cont.) Present joys -- This song of love -- Judgement -- He got better things for you -- Since I laid my burden down -- John the Baptist -- Dry bones -- John the revelator -- Little Moses -- Shine on me --Fifty miles of elbow room -- I'm in the battlefield for my Lord -- v. 3. Songs: The coo coo bird -- East Virginia -- Minglewood blues -- I woke up one morning in May -- James Alley blues -- Sugar baby -- I wish I was a mole in the ground -- Mountaineer's courtship -- Spanish merchant's daughter -- Bob Lee Junior blues -- Single girl, married girl -- Le vieux soulard et sa femme -- Rabbit foot blues -- Expressman blues -- Poor boy blues -- Feather bed -- Country blues -- Ninety-nine year blues -- Prison cell blues -- See that my grave is kept clean -- C'est si triste sans lui -- Way down the old Plank Road --Buddy won't you roll down the line -- Spike driver blues -- K. C. moan -- Train on the island -- Lone star trail -- Fishing blues.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded between 1927 and 1932.
Subject Folk songs, English.
Blues (Music)
Added Author Smith, Harry.
Added Title Anthology of American folk music.
American folk music.
Music No. FA 2951--FA 2953 Folkways Records

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