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Pete Seeger American Favorite Ballads (5-CD)

American Favorite Ballads (5-CD)

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Pete Seeger: American Favorite Ballads (5-CD)

(2009/SMITHSONIAN) Hardcover Digibook 13x13 cm including 139 tracks (nearly 6 hours of music) on 5 CD's each with its own 30 page booklet of extensive notes.


Pete Seeger - American Favorite Ballads (5-CD) Medium 1
1: John Henry
2: Shenandoah
3: Blue-Tailed Fly
4: Black Girl
5: Skip To My Lou
6: The Big Rock Candy Mountain
7: Clementine
8: Yankee Doodle
9: Home On The Range
10: John Brown's Body
11: Goodnight, Irene
12: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
13: Oh, Susanna
14: Wayfaring Stranger
15: Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep
16: Down In The Valley
17: The Wabash Cannon Ball
18: On Top Of Old Smoky
19: Frankie And Johnny
20: I Ride An Old Paint
21: The Wreck Of The Old 97
22: Wagoner's Lad
23: Old Dan Tucker
24: I've Been Working On The Railroad
25: Cielito Lindo
26: So Long, It's Been Good to Know You
27: America The Beautiful
28: This Land Is Your Land
Pete Seeger - American Favorite Ballads (5-CD) Medium 2
1: Barbara Allen
2: Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn
3: Midnight Special
4: House Of The Rising Sun
5: Careless Love  
6: Oh, What A Beautiful City  
7: Poor Boy  
8: Sally Ann  
9: The Riddle Song  
10: Go Tell Aunt Rhody  
11: The Water Is Wide  
12: The Fox  
13: The Keeper And The Doe  
14: Pretty Polly  
15: Jesse James  
16: Stagolee  
17: Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair  
18: Camptown Races  
19: Blow The Man Down  
20: Froggie Went A Courtin'  
21: I Had a Rooster  
22: Putting on the Style  
23: The Farmer's Curst Wife  
24: Hard Travelin'  
25: Alabama Bound  
26: Wimoweh  
27: Dink's Song  
Pete Seeger - American Favorite Ballads (5-CD) Medium 3
1: Banks Of The Ohio  
2: You Are My Sunshine  
3: Hallelujah, I'm A Bum  
4: The Foggy Dew  
5: Molly Malone  
6: Old Maid's Song  
7: Oh, How He Lied  
8: Where The Old Allegheny And The Monongahela F  
9: Leatherwing Bat  
10: Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier  
11: Farther Along  
12: Go Down, Moses  
13: All My Trials  
14: Monsieur Banjo  
15: No More Auction Block  
16: Hole In The Bucket  
17: What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor  
18: Army Life  
19: Blue Mountain Lake  
20: Lady Margaret  
21: John Hardy  
22: Johnson  
23: John Riley  
24: Washer Lad  
25: Talking Blues  
26: Lolly Too Dum  
27: T. B. Blues  
28: Summertime  
Pete Seeger - American Favorite Ballads (5-CD) Medium 4
1: Trail To Mexico  
2: Red River Valley  
3: Old Joe Clark  
4: St. James Infirmary  
5: Green County Bachelor  
6: Ox Driver's Song  
7: Buffalo Gals  
8: Joe Bowers  
9: Texian Boys  
10: My Sweetheart Is A Mule In The Mines  
11: Johnny Gray  
12: Cumberland Mountain Bear Chase  
13: Cowboy Yodel  
14: Sioux Indians  
15: Ida Red  
16: Holler  
17: Cumberland Gap  
18: Wake Up, Jacob  
19: Sweet Betsy From Pike  
20: Buffalo Skinners  
21: Whiskey, Rye Whiskey  
22: Stewball  
23: Whoopie Ti-Yi-Yo, Get Along, Little Dogies  
24: Strawberry Roan  
25: Jay Gould's Daughter  
26: Play-Party  
27: I Never Will Marry  
28: Riflemen of Bennington  
29: Kingdom Coming  


Artikeleigenschaften von Pete Seeger: American Favorite Ballads (5-CD)

  • Interpret: Pete Seeger

  • Albumtitel: American Favorite Ballads (5-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Folk

  • Edition 2 Deluxe Edition
  • Title American Favorite Ballads (5-CD)
  • Release date 2009
  • Label FOLKWAYS

  • SubGenre Country - General

  • EAN: 0093074015520

  • weight in Kg 0.400

Artist description "Seeger, Pete"

Pete Seeger

12.       Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues



Pete Seeger never abandoned the original vision of the Almanac Singers. With the war over and now back in civilian life, he dreamed of expanding the Almanacs' ideals into a national movement that would unify singers, performers, choral leaders and labor unions into a force for political and social change. Seeger's model was Great Britain's Workers Music Association, founded in 1939 by members of England's Communist Party.

Reaching out to New York's leftist folk, theatrical and literary communities, Seeger invited potential members to attend the December 31, 1945, organizational meeting of People's Songs. Committees were established to find office space, set up a corporation, establish a regular newsletter, secure financing and recruit new members.

Within a year's time the People's Songs concept spread to other major North American cities. In October 1947, the organization held its first national convention in Chicago. The organization set up a booking office for its members and encouraged aspiring singer-songwriters and established composers to send sheet music or demos of new topical songs for possible publication in the monthly bulletin.

Although some professional composers were among People's Songs' earliest supporters, the most enduring songs to emerge from the movement were penned by non-professionals like Vern Partlow, a Los Angeles journalist and union activist.

Born May 25, 1910, in Bloomington, Illinois, Verneil Partlow moved to California after working for newspapers and radio stations in Wisconsin and Chicago. Hired by the Los Angeles Daily News, he became an early supporter of the American Newspaper Guild, formed in 1933. In the mid-'40s forties he hosted a program covering labor issues for a Los Angeles station.

When Earl Robinson opened the first People's Songs office on the West Coast, Partlow became one of its earliest members. After interviewing scientists on the consequences of a nuclear war, he wrote Old Man Atom, a talking blues using a musical template Woody Guthrie adapted from the recordings of Chris Bouchillon. Laced with irony, the song circulated among other singer-songwriters after its appearance as Atomic Talking Blues in the January 1947 People's Songs Bulletin. Pete Seeger recorded it in 1948 for Irwin Silber and Brownie McGhee's Encore label.

Outside of activists within People's Songs, few people bought Seeger's record. One who did was Sam Hinton, curator of the Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego


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