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Old Timey Songs for Children

Old Timey Songs for Children

On this record, the New Lost City Ramblers perform traditional children's songs from the Appalachian Mountains, characterized by the fiddle, the banjo, and a strong narrative. As John Cohen writes in the liner notes, there are "some songs with common sense and common nonsense...songs to listen to, songs you can sing to others. Some of these songs I heard when I was a kid—and some of them I wish I had heard then." Favorites include "Cotton Eyed Joe," "Barbara Allen," and "Hop High Ladies."

RELATED LESSON PLAN
"A New Day for Old Time Music from the South"


Track Listing

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Old Bell Cow The New Lost City Ramblers 3:12
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102
Hopalong Peter The New Lost City Ramblers 2:09
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103
Beware, Oh Take Care The New Lost City Ramblers 2:23
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104
Soldier, Soldier Will You Marry Me The New Lost City Ramblers 1:25
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105
Eyes are Blue The New Lost City Ramblers 1:35
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106
Charley He's a Good Ol' Man The New Lost City Ramblers 2:13
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107
Adam in the Garden Pinnin' Leaves The New Lost City Ramblers 1:25
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108
Chewing Gum The New Lost City Ramblers 2:37
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201
Cotton Eyed Joe The New Lost City Ramblers 1:15
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202
Jennie Jenkins The New Lost City Ramblers 2:34
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203
Barbara Allen The New Lost City Ramblers 3:24
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204
Hop High Ladies (Hop Up Ladies) The New Lost City Ramblers 2:31
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205
Rabbit Chase The New Lost City Ramblers 2:36
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206
Common Bill The New Lost City Ramblers 1:47
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207
Johnny Get Your Gun The New Lost City Ramblers 1:39
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