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Through Streets Broad and Narrow - Karen James, Vol. 2

Through Streets Broad and Narrow - Karen James, Vol. 2

A native of Britain, Karen James grew up in England, France, and Spain, and moved to Canada as a teenager. Accompanying herself on guitar and singing in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese, Through Streets Broad and Narrow reflects James’s passion for, and knowledge of, folk songs from around the world. With additional banjo and guitar accompaniment, she performs a jubilee song from Nova Scotia (“I’m Going to Climb up Jacob’s Ladder”), an Argentine folk song (“Humahuaqueno”), and more.

Liner notes include lyrics and James’s notes on the origins of each song with explanations and interpretations of them.

Track Listing

101
Mary-Anne Karen James 3:35
102
Hurrah, Lie! Karen James 1:41
103
Molly Malone Karen James 3:38
104
C'est la belle francoise Karen James 1:36
105
Le Papier d'eping Karen James 1:21
106
Paper of Pins Karen James 3:11
107
The House of the Rising Sun Karen James 3:01
108
Jacob's Ladder Karen James 2:56
201
Taking Gair in the Night Karen James 3:46
202
Every Night When the Sun Goes Down Karen James 3:11
203
But Black is the Colour - But Black Is the Color Karen James 5:08
204
El Sol y la Luna Karen James 1:29
205
Humahuaqueno Karen James 2:21
206
My Love Is Like a Dewdrop Karen James 3:56
207
The Ryans and the Pitmans Karen James 3:07

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