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Sings Ballads and Blues - Odetta
Track Listing
  1. Santy Anno
  2. If I Had a Ribbon Bow
  3. Mule Skinner Blues
  4. Another Man Done Gone
  5. Shame and Scandal]
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  1. Santy Anno
  2. If I Had a Ribbon Bow
  3. Mule Skinner Blues
  4. Another Man Done Gone
  5. Shame and Scandal]
  6. Jack O'Diamonds
  7. 'Buked and Scorned
  8. Easy Rider
  9. Joshua]
  10. Hound Dog]
  11. Glory, Glory]
  12. Alabama Bound
  13. Been in the Pen
  14. Deep Blue Sea]
  15. God's Gonna Cut You Down
  16. Spiritual Trilogy: Oh Freedom/Come and Go With Me/I'm on My Way]
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Odetta's debut album was a strong, confident effort featuring just her and her guitar on 16 tracks, most of which were traditional in origin. In its day, it was quite an influential recording; Bob Dylan, in fact, once cited this record in particular as the one that made him decide to trade in his electric guitar and amplifier for an acoustic guitar. Several of the songs would find their ways into the repertoires of subsequent folkies, and even some folk-rock bands. There's no way of knowing whether they heard the tunes ...

Sings Ballads and Blues 1996, Rykodisc

UPC: 600491100427

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