Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 1-3 - Various Artists
Track Listing
  1. Henry Lee
  2. Fatal Flower Garden
  3. The House Carpenter
  4. Drunkard's Special
  5. Old Lady and the Devil
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  1. Henry Lee
  2. Fatal Flower Garden
  3. The House Carpenter
  4. Drunkard's Special
  5. Old Lady and the Devil
  6. The Butcher's Boy (The Railroad Boy)
  7. The Wagoner's Lad
  8. King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O
  9. Old Shoes and Leggins
  10. Willie Moore
  11. A Lazy Farmer Boy
  12. Peg and Awl
  13. Omie Wise
  14. My Name Is John Johanna
  15. Bandit Cole Younger
  16. Charles Giteaux
  17. John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man
  18. Gonna Die With My Hammer in My Hand
  19. Stackalee
  20. White House Blues
  21. Frankie
  22. When That Great Ship Went Down
  23. Engine 143
  24. Kassie Jones
  25. Down on Penny's Farm
  26. Mississippi Boweavil Blues
  27. Got the Farm Land Blues
  28. Sail Away Ladies
  29. The Wild Wagoner
  30. Wake up Jacob
  31. La Danseuse
  32. Georgia Stomp
  33. Brilliancy Medley
  34. Indian War Whoop
  35. Old Country Stomp
  36. Old Dog Blue
  37. Saut' Crapaud
  38. Arcadian One-Step
  39. Home Sweet Home
  40. Newport Blues
  41. Moonshiner's Dance (Pt. 1)
  42. You Must Be Born Again
  43. Oh Death, Where Is Thy Sting
  44. Rocky Road
  45. Present Joys
  46. This Song of Love
  47. Judgement
  48. He Got Better Things for You
  49. Since I Laid My Burden Down
  50. John the Baptist
  51. Dry Bones
  52. John the Revelator
  53. Little Moses
  54. Shine on Me
  55. Fifty Miles of Elbow Room
  56. I'm in the Battlefield for My Lord
  57. The Cuckoo
  58. East Virginia
  59. Minglewood Blues
  60. I Woke up One Morning in May
  61. James Alley Blues
  62. Sugar Baby
  63. I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground
  64. The Mountaineer's Courtship
  65. The Spanish Merchant's Daughter
  66. Bob Lee Junior Blues
  67. Single Girl, Married Girl
  68. Rabbit Foot Blues
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Originally released in 1952 as a quasi-legal set of three double LPs and reissued several times since (with varying cover art), Anthology of American Folk Music could well be the most influential document of the '50s folk revival. Many of the recordings that appeared on it had languished in obscurity for 20 years, and it proved a revelation to a new group of folkies, from Pete Seeger to John Fahey to Bob Dylan. The man that made the Anthology possible was Harry Smith, a notoriously eccentric musicologist who compiled 84 of ...

Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 1-3 1997, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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