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Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection

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Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection

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.

Track Listing

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Penitentary Blues Lightnin' Hopkins 2:56
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Sweet Old Chicago Roosevelt Sykes 2:58
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103
Blue Moon of Kentucky Bill Monroe 2:02
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If I Had a Hammer (Hammer Song) Pete Seeger 2:13
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Lafayette Lucinda Williams 3:45
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Bosco Stomp Nonc Allie Young, Bessyl Duhon, and Rodney Balfa 3:04
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Better Day Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee 3:04
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108
Long Road to Travel Lonnie Johnson 2:22
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The Cuckoo Bird (The Coo-Coo Bird) Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley 2:35
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Pretty Saro Doug and Jack Wallin 2:32
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Freight Train Elizabeth Cotten 2:46
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Old Joe Bone The New Lost City Ramblers 2:00
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Have a Feast Here Tonight Bill Monroe and Doc Watson 2:24
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Freedom Road Josh White 2:21
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This Land is Your Land Woody Guthrie 2:19
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Two Good Men (Sacco and Vanzetti) Woody Guthrie 3:49
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117
Black Girl (In the Pines) Lead Belly 2:10
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Irene (Goodnight Irene) Lead Belly 2:18
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119
Somebody's Been Fooling #1 Big Joe Williams 2:52
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120
Hesitation Blues Dave Van Ronk 2:34
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I'm Gonna Be an Engineer Peggy Seeger 4:31
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122
Delgadina Mercedez López 2:16
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I Was Standing by the Bedside of a Neighbor Michele Lanchester and Sweet Honey in the Rock 3:22
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124
Virgo Mary Lou Williams 2:29
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Syl-O-Gism Mary Lou Williams 3:31
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We Shall Overcome The Freedom Singers, Dorothy Cotton, and Pete Seeger 2:42
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