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Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2

Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2

This is volume 2 of a projected 3-volume set of Lead Belly's performances recorded by Moses Asch during the 1940s. The original masters now reside in the Folkways Archive at the Smithsonian Institution. Completely remastered from the best sources in our collections, this recording contains the highest sound quality possible. The liner notes contain extensive annotation and reflections on Lead Belly's music as you've never heard it before. Compiled and annotated by Jeff Place. "The soul expressed is full-fledged and sublime." — New England Folk Almanac

Track Listing

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Fannin Street (Mr. Tom Hughes' Town) Lead Belly 3:03
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102
Bourgeois Blues Lead Belly 2:20
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103
Easy Rider Lead Belly 2:53
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104
Alabama Bound Lead Belly 2:20
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105
Don't You Love Your Daddy No More? Lead Belly 3:04
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106
Gallis Pole Lead Belly 2:47
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107
Leaving Blues Lead Belly 1:32
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108
The Midnight Special Lead Belly 2:05
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109
T.B. Blues Lead Belly 3:45
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110
Linin' Track Lead Belly 1:16
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111
Julie Ann Johnson Lead Belly 0:43
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112
John Henry Lead Belly 2:27
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113
Jim Crow Blues Lead Belly 3:32
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114
Jim Crow Blues #2 Lead Belly 2:45
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115
Good Morning Blues #2 Lead Belly 2:10
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116
Abraham Lincoln Lead Belly 3:12
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117
Gee, But I Want to Go Home (Army Life) Lead Belly 1:48
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118
Hitler Song Lead Belly 4:34
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119
Careless Love Lead Belly 2:59
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120
Haul Away Joe Lead Belly 2:51
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121
How Do You Know? / Don't Mind the Weather (medley) Lead Belly 2:20
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122
Skip to My Lou Lead Belly 2:13
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123
Red Bird Lead Belly 2:57
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124
Out on the Western Plains Lead Belly 1:33
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125
Cowboy Song Lead Belly 1:46
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126
You Can't Mistreat Me Lead Belly 3:16
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127
Digging My Potatoes Lead Belly 2:36
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128
John Hardy Lead Belly 2:43

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