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Body, Boots and Britches: Folk Songs of New York State

Body, Boots and Britches: Folk Songs of New York State

Performed by the Golden Eagle String Band (who are still performing today), this collection brings together a sampling of songs that were collected by Harold W. Thompson in his book that bears the same name as the album "Body, Boots and Britches". The songs tell of the history of New York State, "from pirates to planters, legends to loggers, battles to ballads, New York tells its history through song." Liner notes by Jean Papalia detail New York State history. With song explanations and lyrics.

Track Listing

101
Captain Kidd The Golden Eagle String Band 4:45
102
A Life on the Raging Canal The Golden Eagle String Band 3:57
103
Napolean The Golden Eagle String Band 1:08
104
Wrapped in Red Flannel The Golden Eagle String Band 3:14
105
The Ballad of Henry Green The Golden Eagle String Band 4:36
106
The Buggery Boo The Golden Eagle String Band 1:39
107
The Derby Ram The Golden Eagle String Band 3:11
201
McKinley The Golden Eagle String Band 3:49
202
Mermaid The Golden Eagle String Band 4:14
203
I've Travelled All Around the World The Golden Eagle String Band 3:05
204
Tebo The Golden Eagle String Band 3:08
205
The Battle of Plattsburg The Golden Eagle String Band 5:13
206
New York Fiddle Tune Medley: Flower of Donnybrook / Speed the Plough / Delaware Hornpipe / White Cockade / Mrs. McLeod's Reel The Golden Eagle String Band 4:01

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