American Roots Collection - Various Artists

£10.96 (£9.13 ex. vat)
Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American Roots music. Blues, Bluegrass, ballads, topical songs, and jazz are performed by master musicians.

If you have never heard of Smithsonian Folkways or Folkways before, this collection will take you on a trip through American Music; if you have heard some already, you will still be delighted by the breadth and variety of this collection.

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£10.96 (£9.13 ex. vat)
Artist Various Artists
Genre American Folk, Folk/Folk Rock, Politics and Struggle
Release Date 1996
Number of discs 1
Label Smithsonian Folkways
Track Listing 1/ Penitentary Blues - Lightnin' Hopkins - 2:56 2/ sweet Old Chicago - Roosevelt Sykes - 2:58 3/ blue Moon Of Kentucky - Bill Monroe - 2:02 4/ if I Had A Hammer (hammer Song) - Pete Seeger - 2:13 5/ lafayette - Lucinda Williams - 3:45 6/ bosco Stomp - Nonc Allie Young, Bessyl Duhon, And Rodney 7/ Balfa - 3:04 8/ better Day - Sonny Terry And Brownie Mcghee - 3:04 9/ long Road To Travel - Lonnie Johnson - 2:22 10/ the Cuckoo Bird (the Coo-coo Bird) - Doc Watson AndClarence Ashley - 2:35 11/ pretty Saro - Doug And Jack Wallin - 2:32 12/ freight Train - Elizabeth Cotten - 2:46 13/ old Joe Bone - The New Lost City Ramblers - 2:00 14/ have A Feast Here Tonight - Bill Monroe And Doc Watson - 2:24 15/ freedom Road - Josh White - 2:21 16/ this Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie - 2:19 17/ two Good Men (sacco And Vanzetti) - Woody Guthrie - 3:49 18/ black Girl (in The Pines) - Lead Belly - 2:10 19/ irene (goodnight Irene) - Lead Belly - 2:18 20/ somebody's Been Fooling #1 - Big Joe Williams - 2:52 21/ hesitation Blues - Dave Van Ronk - 2:34 22/ i'm Gonna Be An Engineer - Peggy Seeger - 4:31 23/ delgadina - Mercedez López - 2:16 24/ i Was Standing By The Bedside Of A Neighbor - Michele Lanchester And Sweet Honey In The Rock - 3:22 25/ virgo - Mary Lou Williams - 2:29 26/ syl-o-gism - Mary Lou Williams - 3:31 27/ we Shall Overcome - The Freedom Singers, Dorothy Cotton, And Pete Seeger - 2:42
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