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American Folk Songs for Christmas

American Folk Songs for Christmas

A collection of Christmas Folksongs by Ruth Crawford Seeger selected and performed by her daughters; Peggy, Barbara and Penny and with children from the South Boston Music School. This compilation of less-commonly known Christmas songs represents a variety of Folksongs that find their origin in European and British Isles Ballads, as well as several African-American spirituals, hollers and chants from the slave era that express a deeply spiritual celebration of Christmas. Liner notes include history of each song by Charles and Peggy Seeger.

Track Listing

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In the Morning When I Rise The Seeger Sisters 0:14
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102
Oh, Watch the Stars The Seeger Sisters 1:10
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103
Shine Like a Star in the Morning The Seeger Sisters 0:51
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104
Bright Morning Stars are Rising The Seeger Sisters 1:50
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105
Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow The Seeger Sisters 1:18
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106
Joseph and Mary (The Cherry Tree Carol) The Seeger Sisters 2:18
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107
Oh, Mary and the Baby, Sweet Lamb The Seeger Sisters 1:04
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108
Babe of Bethlehem The Seeger Sisters 1:25
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109
Cradle Hymn The Seeger Sisters 1:22
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110
Ain't That Rockin' All Night The Seeger Sisters 1:55
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201
Sing Hallelu The Seeger Sisters 1:25
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202
Mary Had a Baby The Seeger Sisters 2:26
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203
Jesus Born in Bethlehem The Seeger Sisters 1:01
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204
January, February... (The Last Month ofthe Year) The Seeger Sisters 0:36
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205
Poor Little Jesus The Seeger Sisters 1:38
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206
The Angel Band The Seeger Sisters 1:13
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207
The Twelve Apostles The Seeger Sisters 3:24
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