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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4

American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4

Pete Seeger has long set the standard for interpreters of American traditional and topical songs. This fourth volume in the popular series compiled from the Folkways Records American Favorite Ballads series of the 1950s and 1960s features Seeger's versions of classic folk songs from America’s past. Extensive liner notes by folk song scholar Guy Logsdon describes their origins in an emerging nation and their place in the American folk song movement. American Favorite Ballads is a classic among classics.

Lyric transcriptions as permissible by the publisher available.

LYRICS

Lyric transcriptions as permissible by the publisher available here.

Track Listing

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Banks of the Ohio Pete Seeger 3:26
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102
You are My Sunshine Pete Seeger 1:42
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103
Hallelujah, I'm a Bum Pete Seeger 1:36
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104
The Foggy Dew Pete Seeger 1:55
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105
Molly Malone Pete Seeger 2:18
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106
Old Maid's Song Pete Seeger 1:40
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107
Oh, How He Lied Pete Seeger 1:38
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108
Where the Old Allegheny and the Monongahela Flow Pete Seeger 2:40
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109
Leatherwing Bat Pete Seeger 3:06
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110
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier Pete Seeger 2:22
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111
Farther Along Pete Seeger 2:29
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112
Go Down, Moses Pete Seeger 2:52
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113
All My Trials Pete Seeger 3:03
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114
Monsieur Banjo Pete Seeger 2:07
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115
No More Auction Block Pete Seeger 1:53
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116
Hole in the Bucket Pete Seeger 2:14
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117
What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor Pete Seeger 2:13
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118
Army Life Pete Seeger 2:02
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119
Blue Mountain Lake Pete Seeger 2:44
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120
Lady Margaret Pete Seeger 2:51
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121
John Hardy Pete Seeger 3:29
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122
Johnson Pete Seeger 2:48
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123
John Riley Pete Seeger 2:25
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124
Washer Lad Pete Seeger 1:11
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125
Talking Blues Pete Seeger 2:01
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126
Lolly Too Dum Pete Seeger 3:31
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127
T. B. Blues Pete Seeger 4:00
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128
Summertime Pete Seeger 3:40
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