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The Folkways Years, 1944-1963

The Folkways Years, 1944-1963

This 17-song anthology, selected from eight Sonny Terry LP's and other unreleased Folkways recordings, illustrates the remarkable variety of styles this influential harmonica player employed in his performance of blues, religious, and folk material. Produced and compiled by Kip Lornell. "...[A] first-rate sampling of Terry's lasting and important contribution to our musical heritage." —Sing Out

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Track Listing

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Old Jabo Sonny Terry 2:13
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102
Going Down Slow Sonny Terry 2:54
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103
Crow Jane Sonny Terry 2:02
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104
Harmonica with Slaps Sonny Terry 2:04
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105
Pick a Bale of Cotton Sonny Terry 2:33
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106
Dark Road Sonny Terry 2:45
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107
Skip to My Lou Sonny Terry 1:24
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108
The Woman is Killing Me Sonny Terry 2:26
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109
Jail House Blues Sonny Terry 5:04
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110
Fox Chase / Right on That Shore (medley) Sonny Terry 3:05
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111
Shortnin' Bread Sonny Terry 2:03
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112
Sweet Woman Sonny Terry 3:07
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113
Lost John Sonny Terry 3:10
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114
A Man Is Nothing But A Fool Sonny Terry 3:20
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115
Poor Man (But A Good Man) Sonny Terry 3:11
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116
I've Been Your Doggie Since I Been Your Man Sonny Terry 3:57
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Custard Pie Blues Sonny Terry 2:47
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