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Folk Songs of Idaho and Utah

Folk Songs of Idaho and Utah

Songs of the frontier, of work, love, and despair are presented here by Rosalie Sorrels, a dedicated folklorist and true Idaho icon. Some of the regional repertoire was passed on by locals from Boise to Burley; other tracks reflect the influence of phonograph records, and a few are derived from the poetry of Chaucer and the legendary Gene Autry. Hear about telephone linemen and railroad builders, cowboys and Mormons, train wrecks and six-shooters. Rosalie is accompanied by her husband, Jim Sorrels, on guitar. Liner notes include complete song lyrics with an introduction by Rosalie Sorrels.

Track Listing

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The Linemans's Hymn Rosalie Sorrels 1:52
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102
Brigham Young Rosalie Sorrels 2:31
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103
Winter Song Rosalie Sorrels 1:20
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Death of Kathy Fiscus Rosalie Sorrels 2:44
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I'll Give You My Story Rosalie Sorrels 1:07
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106
That Girl Played Injun With Me Rosalie Sorrels 3:17
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107
Utah's 'Dixie' Rosalie Sorrels 3:23
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108
Empty Cot In The Bunkhouse Tonight Rosalie Sorrels 2:13
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Tying Knots In The Devil's Tail Rosalie Sorrels 2:36
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The Fox Rosalie Sorrels 1:53
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Way Out in Idaho Rosalie Sorrels 3:40
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My Last Cigar Rosalie Sorrels 2:19
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The Wreck of the Old Number Nine Rosalie Sorrels 1:40
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House Carpenter Rosalie Sorrels 2:45
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The Wild Colonial Boy Rosalie Sorrels 1:53
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I Left My Baby Rosalie Sorrels 2:53
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Philadelphia Lawyer Rosalie Sorrels 2:13
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