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Down in Washington Square : the Smithsonian Folkways collection

Author: Dave Van Ronk
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, [2013] ℗2013
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dave Van Ronk was a leading figure in the Greenwich Village music scene for more than four decades. Featured here is nearly three hours of music, including sixteen previously unreleased tracks as well as early live recordings.
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Genre/Form: Blues (Music)
Popular music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Folk music; Blues; Jazz; Popular music
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Van Ronk
OCLC Number: 863772659
Notes: Folk, blues, jazz, and popular songs.
In part originally released by Folkways, with previously unreleased tracks.
Program and biographical notes by Jeff Place, essay by Van Ronk's widow Andrea Vuocolo, and selected discography and bibliography (39 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Dave Van Ronk, vocals, guitar.
Event notes: Recorded
1958-2001.
Description: 3 audio discs ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Duncan and Brady (3:02) --
River come down (Bamboo) (3:47) --
Spike driver blues (3:17) --
John Henry (2:28) --
Backwater blues (3:04) --
K.C. moan (3:04) --
Haul on the bowline (1:21) --
Just a closer walk with thee (3:04) --
Gambler's blues (2:30) --
Sweet substitute (2:36) --
Bed bug blues (2:46) --
Winin' boy (2:38) --
Georgie and the IRT (3:35) --
Betty and Dupree (3:37) --
Come back, baby (3:55) --
My baby's so sweet (2:35) --
Black mountain blues (4:02) --
Ya-yas-yas (2:09) --
Wille the weeper (3:01) --
Dink's song (3:46) --
Santy Anno (1:45) --
Leave her, Johnny (1:30) --
Tell old Bill (4:24) --
Careless love (2:59) --
Standing by my window (5:00) --
Please see my grave is kept clean (2:56) --
Had more money (previously unreleased) (2:57) --
If you leave me, pretty mama (3:09) --
Hesitation blues (2:36) --
In the pines (3:08) --
Oh, what a beautiful city (3:15) --
Mean old Frisco (previously unreleased) (3:16) --
Stackalee (previously unreleased) (2:34) --
How long (3:56) --
Ain't no grave can hold my body down (previously unreleased) (4:54) --
House of the Rising Sun (previously unreleased) (6:03) --
Hootchie kootchie man (3:16) --
Reckless blues (previously unreleased) (2:30) --
Trouble in mind (previously unreleased) (3:48) --
Oh Lord, search my heart (previously unreleased) (1:32) --
God bless the child (previously unreleased) (3:18) --
Losers (3:18) --
Another time and place (4:31) --
Garden State stomp (3:00) --
Motherless children (3:12) --
Don't you leave me here (I'm Alabama bound) (previously unreleased) (4:35) --
Spike driver blues (6:56) --
Down South blues (previously unreleased) (5:03) --
St. James Infirmary (Gambler's blues) (previously unreleased) (4:41) --
Ace in the hole (previously unreleased) (3:27) --
Going down slow (previously unreleased) --
Buckets of rain (previously unreleased) (3:52) --
Jelly jelly (previously unreleased) (2:58) --
Sometime (Whatcha gonna do) (previously unreleased) (2:38).
Responsibility: Dave Van Ronk.

Abstract:

Dave Van Ronk was a leading figure in the Greenwich Village music scene for more than four decades. Featured here is nearly three hours of music, including sixteen previously unreleased tracks as well as early live recordings.

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