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Vivien Richman Sings Folk Songs of West Pennsylvania

Vivien Richman Sings Folk Songs of West Pennsylvania

Songs originating in the Frontier Era in and around Pittsburgh were rediscovered by Jacob A. Evanson, sung here by Vivien

Richman. While there are a few cheerful and amusing ditties ("Pittsburg Town" "Soho on a Saturday Night") most have a tone that reflects the bleak landscape of an emerging industrial town painted through their lyrics. Richman’s deep contralto and rhythm guitar add exquisite depth to this album.

Track Listing

101
The Glooms of Ligonier Vivien Richman 2:08
102
The Forks of the Ohio Vivien Richman 3:05
103
Sinclaire's Defeat Vivien Richman 2:34
104
The Mouse's Courting Song Vivien Richman 2:47
105
James Bird Vivien Richman 2:54
106
Conestoga Wagoner's Complaint Vivien Richman 1:50
107
The Hero of Erie Vivien Richman 1:53
108
The Jolly Lumbermen Vivien Richman 2:38
109
Hold On Vivien Richman 2:03
201
A Ja Lejber Man - Aja Lejber Man Vivien Richman 2:06
202
A Steel Mill Tragedy - Odpocivam v Americkej pode - I Lie in the American Land (Written by Andrew Kovaly) Vivien Richman 2:34
203
Pittsburgh Hymn Vivien Richman 1:10
204
I'm a Beggar Vivien Richman 2:27
205
Red Iron Ore Vivien Richman 2:55
206
Handsome Mary, the Lily of the West Vivien Richman 2:31
207
The Twenty-Inch Mill Vivien Richman 1:57
208
Soho on Saturday Night Vivien Richman 1:50
209
Pittsburgh Town Vivien Richman 1:47
210
Captain Headed Home Again Vivien Richman 3:30

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