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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 - Vol. 2

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

To finish the FW00AA3 compilation of folk ballads from the Asch Records catalogue, this collection samples songs and instrumentals from many favorite musicians of later fame: Hobart Smith bangs out a rousing “Cindy” on the piano, Woody Guthrie and Sonny Terry paint a scene with “Railroad Blues” using only guitar and harmonica and Richard Dyer-Bennet describes how “Two Maidens Went Milking One Day.” Also highlighting the Rev. Gary Davis, Bascom Lamar Lunsford and Dock Reese.

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Track Listing

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Two Maidens Went Milking One Day Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:17
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102
The Hangman's Tree Andrew Rowan Summers 2:57
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103
Little Mattie Groves (Matty Groves) John Jacob Niles 3:00
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104
The Wife of Usher's Well (Lady Gay) Cratis D. Williams 3:22
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105
Dark Scenes of Winter Texas Gladden 1:40
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106
Railroad Bill Hobart Smith 2:40
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107
Down in the Willow Garden (Rose Connelly) Hobart Smith, Texas Gladden 2:53
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108
Springfield Mountain Bascom Lamar Lunsford 2:32
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109
Bonnie Laboring Boy George Edwards 3:00
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110
Go Down, Old Hannah Dock Reese 4:59
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201
Cindy Hobart Smith 2:01
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202
Clog Dance (Stomp Blues) Champion Jack Dupree 2:04
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203
Fox Chase Sonny Terry 2:06
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204
900 Miles Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston 2:42
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205
Railroad Blues Woody Guthrie and Sonny Terry 3:37
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206
Civil War Parade Rev. Gary Davis 5:30
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Tom Tom Workout Baby Dodds 1:57
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