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Title Classic African-American ballads [sound recording] : from Smithsonian Folkways.

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, p2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Music CDs    P COLL CAA S91CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Principally previously released material.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Barry Lee Pearson, including bibliographical references (32 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Mouse on the hill (Warner Williams) (3:44) -- Casey Jones (K.C. Douglas) (1:23) -- John Hardy (Lead Belly) (2:43) -- Railroad Bill (John Jackson) (3:33) -- Stewball (Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon) (3:33) -- John Henry (Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee) (4:04) -- St. James Infirmary (Snooks Eaglin) (2:20) -- Staggerlee (Stackolee) (John Cephas and Phil Wiggins) (5:03) -- Lost John (convicts of the Ramsey and Retrieve State Farms) (4:54) -- Betty and Dupree (Josh White) (3:45) -- Old Riley (Lead Belly) (1:58) -- The race of the Jim Lee and Katy Adam (Jazz Gillum, Memphis Slim, and Arbee Stidham) (2:27) -- The Titanic (Pink Anderson) (2:49) -- Frankie and Johnny (Big Bill Broonzy) (2:07) -- White House blues (Earl Taylor and the Stony Mountain Boys) (1:59) -- Louis Collins (John Jackson) (3:18) -- Bad Lee Brown (Woody Guthrie) (2:14) -- Luke and Mullen (Horace Sprott) (2:25) -- Duncan and Brady (Dave Van Ronk) (3:00) -- Gallis Pole (Lead Belly) (2:45) -- Boll weevil (Pink Anderson) (3:04) -- Delia's gone (Josh White Jr.) (3:45).
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded between 1951 and 2004.
Subject Ballads, English -- United States.
African Americans -- Music.
Popular music.
Blues (Music)
Added Author Williams, Warner. Performer.
Douglas, K. C. Performer.
Leadbelly, 1885-1949. Performer.
Jackson, John, 1924-2002. Performer.
Memphis Slim. Performer.
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992. Performer.
Terry, Sonny. Performer.
McGhee, Brownie, 1915-1996. Performer.
Eaglin, Snooks, 1936-2009- Performer.
White, Josh. Performer.
Gillum, Jazz, 1904-1966. Performer.
Stidham, Arbee. Performer.
Anderson, Pink, 1900-1974. Performer.
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958. Performer.
Taylor, Earl, 1929-1984. Performer.
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967. Performer.
Sprott, Horace. Performer.
Van Ronk, Dave. Performer.
White, Josh, Jr. Performer.
Cephas & Wiggins) Performer.
Stony Mountain Boys. Performer.
Standard No. 093074019122
Music No. SFW CD 40191 Smithsonian Folkways

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