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Broadside Ballads, Vol. 8: Song for Patty

Broadside Ballads, Vol. 8: Song for Patty

Song For Patty is folk singer Sammy Walker’s first album. Recorded when he was just twenty two, the album concentrates on characters at odds with the world around them, from (famous heiress and outlaw) Patty Hearst to Johnny Strozier (who was given a 40 year prison sentence after the unarmed robbery of a Georgia store). Featuring contemporaries Sis Cunningham and Phil Ochs (who also produced the album), Song For Patty features ten original tracks, Ochs’ "Bound For Glory" and Woody Guthrie’s "I Ain’t Got No Home."

Liner notes include lyrics, sheet music, photos and illustrations of Walker and his subjects, and a brief biography.

Track Listing

101
Song for Patty Sammy Walker and Sis Cunningham 5:56
102
Ragamuffin Minstrel Boy Sammy Walker 2:45
103
My Old Yearbook Sammy Walker 6:38
104
Little New Jersey Town Sammy Walker 4:27
105
I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore Sammy Walker, Sis Cunningham, and Phil Ochs 2:16
106
Closin' Time Sammy Walker 3:46
201
A Simple Hour Operation Sammy Walker 5:23
202
The Ballad of Johnny Strozier Sammy Walker 5:17
203
Funny Farm Blues Sammy Walker 3:05
204
Testimony of a Dying Lady Sammy Walker 4:38
205
Catcher in the Rye Sammy Walker 4:40
206
Bound for Glory Sammy Walker and Phil Ochs 4:04

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