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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 - Vol. 2

Various Artists
The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 - Vol. 2

This compilation of folk ballads from the Moses Asch archives samples songs from many of his favorite singers: Lead Belly, Burl Ives, Alan Lomax, Brownie McGhee, Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Volume 2 continues on FW00AA4.

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Track Listing

101
On a Monday Lead Belly 2:17
102
Wayfaring Stranger Burl Ives 1:16
103
The Bold Soldier Burl Ives 1:30
104
Mama, Mama / Once I Knew an Old Lady Alan Lomax 3:06
105
Old Woman and the Devil Pete Seeger 2:36
106
House of the Rising Sun Woody Guthrie 3:01
107
Cryderville Jail Cisco Houston 3:24
108
Betty and Dupree Brownie McGhee 4:07
109
Go Tell Aunt Nancy Folk Group with Pete Seeger, and Bess and Butch Lomax 2:43
201
Polly Wolly Doodle Folk Group with Pete Seeger, and Bess and Butch Lomax 1:34
202
Down in the Valley Folk Group with Pete Seeger, and Bess and Butch Lomax 2:34
203
Number 12 Train Josh White 3:45
204
Born to Lose Les Paul and Mary Ford 3:18
205
Johnson Boys Frank Warner, Pete Seeger, and Bess Lomax Hawes 1:02
206
Down in the Valley Ralph Page 2:55
207
Cowboy Waltz Woody Guthrie 2:08
208
Country Dance Music Tiny Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Siller 2:33
209
Bile Them Cabbage Down Pick-Up Band 3:00

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