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Cumberland Mountain Folksongs

Cumberland Mountain Folksongs

Collector Paul Clayton performs the songs and ballads he collected in the Cumberland Mountains of Virginia and Kentucky in the 1950s—a repertoire that includes both old English and Scottish ballads and recently-composed songs about events such as the cave-in that trapped and killed Floyd Collins in Kentucky’s Sand Cave in 1925.

Track Listing

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The Hustling Gamblers Paul Clayton 2:53
102
Lord Bateman (Child No. 53) Paul Clayton 2:57
103
Floyd Collins Paul Clayton 3:28
104
Mush Toodin Paul Clayton 0:48
105
House Carpenter (Child No. 243) Paul Clayton 2:18
106
Sugar Baby Paul Clayton 1:44
201
Spotty and Dudie Paul Clayton 1:19
202
Pretty Polly and False William (Child No. 4) Paul Clayton 3:46
203
Once I Courted a Bonny Little Girl Paul Clayton 1:16
204
Kathy Fiscus Paul Clayton 1:55
205
Walk, Tom Wilson, Walk Paul Clayton 0:43
206
Cold Winter's Night Paul Clayton 2:43
207
Texas Rangers Paul Clayton 2:32

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