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|Material Type:||Music, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leadbelly; Jeffrey Place; Anthony Seeger
|Notes:||Smithsonian Folkways: SFW 45047 (on container: SFW CD 45047).
Most songs written or arranged by Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly).
Program notes and annotations by Jeff Place and Anthony Seeger and lyrics (24 p.) inserted in container.
|Credits:||Reissue compiled and annotated by Jeff Place and Anthony Seeger.|
|Performer(s):||Leadbelly, guitar, vocals.|
|Event notes:||Reissue of Negro folk songs for young people (Folkways: 7533), released in 1960, with additional tracks recorded by Moses Asch in New York, 1941-1948.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (62 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||More yet (1:02) --
Boll weevil (3:39) --
Little boy, how old are you? (0:55) --
Skip to my Lou (2:11) --
Red bird (2:54) --
Sally Walker (2:39) --
Ha ha this a-way (1:34) --
Grey goose (1:24) --
Christmas is a-coming (1:04) --
Blue-tailed fly (Jimmie, crack corn) (2:17) --
Polly Wee (The frog song) (1:12) --
Pig Latin song (1:35) --
When a man's a long way from home (2:56) --
Good morning blues (with Kid Ory's Creole Band) (2:11) --
By and by when the morning comes (1:53) --
Every time I feel the spirit ; Swing low, sweet chariot ; They hung him on the cross (3:22) --
Swing low, sweet chariot (1:02) --
Rock Island line (1:32) --
Cotton fields (2:06) --
Old man (2:35) --
John Henry (4:00) --
Julie Ann Johnson (2:51) --
Whoa back buck (Ox driver's song) (2:09) --
You can't lose me, Cholly (2:36) --
Midnight special (2:01) --
Pick a bale of cotton (with the Oleander Quartet) (1:30) --
Take this hammer (2:51) --
We're in the same boat, brother (2:37).
Leadbelly sings a collection of work, blues, folk and spiritual songs to teach children about the experiences and emotions of adult life.
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