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Folk Visions and Voices: Traditional Music and Song in Northern Georgia - Vol. 1

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Folk Visions and Voices: Traditional Music and Song in Northern Georgia - Vol. 1

Beginning in 1977, renowned folklorist Art Rosenbaum traveled around northern Georgia making field recordings of songs learned from the oral tradition. The outcome was a two-volume anthology and a book by the same title. The first half of Volume 1 features "early mountain songs, ballads and tunes" ranging from ancient British ballads to more recent breakdowns and love songs. The second half presents "black religious singing" (traditional spirituals), some of which are recorded in a local church.

Rosenbaum's liner notes provide detailed information about the singers and each song, as well as complete lyrics and photographs of the musicians and singers.

Track Listing

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I'm Going to Georgia Berthie Rogers, Paralee McCloud, and Lawrence Eller 3:05
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The Little Ship (The Golden Vanity)(Child No. 286) Paralee McCloud 2:15
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103
Cindy in the Summertime Lawrence and Vaughn Eller 2:19
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104
Snowbird Ross Brown and Howard Cunningham 0:50
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105
Don't Go Ridin' Down That Old Texas Trail Lawrence Eller, Vaughn Eller, and Ross Brown 2:06
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106
What You Gonna Name That Pretty Baby? Leatha Eller 2:41
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107
The Famous Wedding Maude Thacker 1:27
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108
Once I Had an Old Grey Mare Maude Thacker 1:40
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109
As I Walked Out One Morning in Spring W. Guy Bruce 1:13
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110
The Lily of the West W. Guy Bruce 2:43
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111
Shout Lulu W. Guy Bruce 2:42
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Walk with Me Brady "Doc" and Lucy Barnes 2:25
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202
Dead and Gone Brady "Doc" Barnes 2:06
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My Number Will Be Changed Naomi Bradford 3:48
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204
Soon, One Mornin' Willie Gresham 5:02
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205
Brother, You Ought T've Been There Nathaniel Mitchell, Fleeta Mitchell, and Brady "Doc" Barnes 1:34
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206
I Don't Know How We Made It Over Brown's Chapel Choir, Imogene Riggens, and Bea Robinson 2:57
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207
No Room at the Hotel Otha Cooper 3:53
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Welcome Home Brown's Chapel Choir, Imogene Riggens, and Bea Robinson 3:30
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