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Mermaid Avenue

Author: Billy Bragg; Woody Guthrie; Natalie Merchant; Corey Harris; Wilco (Musical group)
Publisher: New York : Elektra, ℗1998.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mermaid Avenue, Coney Island is where Woody Guthrie lived with his family in the late 1940's and early 1950's. Here he wrote hundreds of songs which he never recorded. When he died he left only the lyrics. Billy Bragg and Wilco have written new tunes to these songs."--Shrink wrap.
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Genre/Form: Folk songs, English
Folk-rock music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Folk music; Rock music
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Bragg; Woody Guthrie; Natalie Merchant; Corey Harris; Wilco (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 39366327
Notes: Words by Woody Guthrie, music composed chiefly by Billy Bragg.
Compact disc.
Lyrics, notes and credits on insert.
Credits: Produced by Billy Bragg and Wilco with Grant Showbiz.
Performer(s): Folk and rock songs; Billy Bragg, vocals, guitars ; Wilco ; guests, Natalie Merchant, vocals ; Corey Harris, guitars.
Event notes: Recorded at Totally Wired and Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, King Size Sound Laboratories, Chicago, and Fort Apache Studio, Boston.
Description: 1 audio disc (50 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Walt Whitman's niece (3:53) --
California stars (4:57) --
Way over yonder in the minor key (4:06) --
Birds and ships (2:13) --
Hoodoo voodoo (3:12) --
She came along to me (3:26) --
At my window sad and lonely (3:27) --
Ingrid Bergman (1:50) --
Christ for president (2:39) --
I guess I planted (3:32) --
One by one (3:22) --
Eisler on the go (2:56) --
Hesitating beauty (3:04) --
Another man's done gone (1:34) --
The unwelcome guest (5:09).
Other Titles: Walt Whitman's niece.
California stars.
Way over yonder in the minor key.
Birds and ships.
Hoodoo voodoo.
She came along to me.
At my window sad and lonely.
Ingrid Bergman.
Christ for president.
Guess I planted.
One by one.
Eisler on the go.
Hesitating beauty.
Another man's done gone.
Unwelcome guest.
Responsibility: Billy Bragg & Wilco.

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"Mermaid Avenue, Coney Island is where Woody Guthrie lived with his family in the late 1940's and early 1950's. Here he wrote hundreds of songs which he never recorded. When he died he left only the lyrics. Billy Bragg and Wilco have written new tunes to these songs."--Shrink wrap.

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