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Folk Songs and Ballads(Cheapolata LATA 574)

Folk Songs and Ballads
Woody Guthrie, A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl, Margaret Barry, Susan Reid

Cheapolata LATA 574 (5 CD, Netherlands, 2007)

This is a compilation of recordings from the 1940's and 1950's. There are no sleeve notes and no sources mentioned; the sources listed at the end are educated guesses.

Musicians

Woody Guthrie [CD 1; CD 2 tracks 1-5, 7, 9-12, 14];
A.L. Lloyd [CD 2 tracks 6, 8; CD 3, tracks 3, 8-10];
Ewan MacColl [CD 2 track 13; CD 3 tracks 1-2, 4-7, 11-14; CD 4 tracks 1, 3-4, 6, 9-10, 12-13];
Margaret Barry [CD 4 tracks 2, 5, 7-8, 11; CD 5 tracks 2, 5-7, 9, 12, 14];
Susan Reid [CD 5 tracks 1, 3-4, 8, 10-11, 13]

Tracks

CD 1: Woody GuthrieCD 2: Woody Guthrie, A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacColl
  1. Dust Can't Kill Me (Roud 16651) (2.56)
  2. Columbus Stockade (Roud 7480) (2.29)
  3. I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore (Roud 16219) (2.47)
  4. Ezekiel Saw de Wheel (Roud 12241) (2.16)
  5. Bury Me Beneath the Willow (Roud 410) (2.50)
  6. Foggy Mountain Top (Roud 11735) (2.54)
  7. Dust Pneumonia Blues (Roud 16383) (2.43)
  8. Blowin' Down This Road (Roud 4958) (3.01)
  9. Dust Bowl Blues (Roud 16447) (3.28)
  10. Johnny Hard (Roud 3262; Laws I2) (2.20)
  11. Dust Bowl Refugee (Roud 16646) (3.07)
  12. Do Re Mi (Roud 16376) (2.35)
  13. Bad Lee Brown (Roud 780; Laws I8) (2.15)
  14. Dusty Old Dust (Roud 15161) (3.06)
  1. [WG] Vigilante Man (Roud 16628) (3.26)
  2. [WG] Talkin's Dust Bowl Blues (Roud 16650) (2.43)
  3. [WG] Tom Joad - Part 2 (Roud 16649) (3.30)
  4. [WG] The Golden Vanity (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37) (2.36)
  5. [WG] Take a Whiff on Me (Roud 10062) (2.42)
  6. [ALL] Down in Yon Forest (Roud 1523) (2.46)
  7. [WG] The Great Dust Storm (Roud 16648) (3.22)
  8. [ALL] Six Dukes Went A-Fishing (Roud 78) (2.48)
  9. [WG] Old Time Religion (Roud 6423) (2.36)
  10. [WG] Sourwood Mountain (Roud 754) (3.01)
  11. [WG] Pretty Boy Floyd (Roud 11504) (3.10)
  12. [WG] Tom Joad - Part 1 (Roud 16649) (3.27)
  13. [EM] Lang A-Growing (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (4.54)
  14. [WG] Skip to My Lou (Roud 3593) (2.52)
CD 3: A.L. Lloyd, Ewan MacCollCD 4: Margaret Barry, Ewan MacColl
  1. [EM] Kissin's No Sin (Roud 2579) (0.55)
  2. [EM] Maggie Lauder (Roud 5625) (1.35)
  3. [ALL] The Bold Fisherman (Roud 291; Laws O24; G/D 4:834) (3.44)
  4. [EM] The Holy Well (Roud 1697) (4.57)
  5. [EM] Johnnie Cope (Roud 2315) (2.48)
  6. [EM] Charlie, O Charlie (Roud 2584; G/D 3:401) (2.34)
  7. [EM] The Blind Beggar's Daughter of Bethnal Green (Roud 132; Laws N27; G/D 5:1061) (4.45)
  8. [ALL] The Bramble Briar (Roud 18; Laws M32) (5.13)
  9. [ALL] The Bitter Withy (Roud 452) (2.14)
  10. [ALL] The Shooting of His Dear (Roud 166; Laws O36) (3.37)
  11. [EM] The Seven Virgins (Roud 127) (4.38)
  12. [EM] Lassie wi' the Yellow Coatie (Roud 2582; G/D 4:870) (2.59)
  13. [EM] Johnny Lad (Roud 2587; G/D 4:755) (3.02)
  14. [EM] Davie Faa (Roud 118; Child 279) (3.46)
  1. [EM] The Highland Muster Roll (Roud 9746) (1.51)
  2. [MB] She Moves Through the Fair (Roud 861) (3.32)
  3. [EM] Nicky Tams (Roud 1875) (2.20)
  4. [EM] Tail Toddle (Roud 11275; G/D 8:1716) (0.52)
  5. [MB] Belfast Hornpipe (1.34)
  6. [EM] Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch (Roud 5137; G/D 4:748) (1.20)
  7. [MB] Moses Ritooral-i-ay (Roud 5197) (2.32)
  8. [MB] The Bold Fenian Men (Roud 9266) (4.04)
  9. [EM] The Wars of Germany (Roud 268; Laws N7; G/D 1:171, 1:172) (2.43)
  10. [EM] The Barnyards o' Delgaty (Roud 2136; G/D 3:347) (2.26)
  11. [MB] My Lagan Love (Roud 1418) (3.48)
  12. [EM] The Wee, Wee German Lairdie (Roud 2573) (1.52)
  13. [EM] The Bonny Lass o' Fyvie (Roud 545; G/D 1:84) (4.45)
  14. [EM] The Reels of Stumpie, O (Roud 7252; G/D 7:1398) (1.09)
CD 5: Margaret Barry, Susan Reid
  1. [SR] I Know My Love (Roud 60; Laws P25) (1.29)
  2. [MB] The Flower of Sweet Strabane (Roud 2745; G/D 4:722; Henry H224a) (2.34)
  3. [SR] Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Roud 3346) (1.42)
  4. [SR] Irish Famine Song (Roud 4455) (2.02)
  5. [MB] The Cycling Champion of Ulster (Roud 5203) (3.21)
  6. [MB] The Turfman from Ardee (Roud 5187) (3.07)
  7. [MB] The Galway Shawl (Roud 2737; Henry H652) (3.07)
  8. [SR] Come Follow (Roud V5785) (0.54)
  9. [MB] The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (2.25)
  10. [SR] He Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861) (2.07)
  11. [SR] At the Foot of Yonders Mountain (Roud 417) (2.01)
  12. [MB] The Cottage with the Horseshoe o'er the Door (Roud 3075) (1.00)
  13. [SR] Bendemeer's Stream (Roud V6220) (1.07)
  14. [MB] The Hills of Donegal (Roud 10685) (2.43)

All tracks trad. except
CD 1 tracks 1, 3, 7-9, 11-12, 14; CD 2 tracks 1-3, 7, 11-12 Woody Guthrie

CD1 tracks 1, 3, 7-9, 11-12, 14 and CD 2 tracks 1-3, 7, 11-12 are from Woody Guthrie: Dust Bowl Ballads (RCA Victor, 1940);
CD 2 tracks 6, 8, 13 and CD 3 tracks 3-4, 7-11 are from Ewan MacColl, A.L. Lloyd: Great British Ballads Not Included in the Child Collection (Riverside RLP 12-629, 1956);
CD 3 tracks 1-2, 5-6, 12-13 and CD 4 tracks 1, 3-4, 6, 9-10, 13-14 are from Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger: Popular Scottish Songs (Folkways FW08757, 1960);
CD 4 tracks 2, 5, 7-8, 11 and CD 5 tracks 2, 5-7, 9, 12, 14 are from Margaret Barry: Songs of an Irish Tinker Lady (Riverside RLP 12-602, 1956);
CD 5 tracks 1, 3-4, 8, 10-11, 13 are from Susan Reid: Susan Reid Sings Old Airs (Elektra EKL 126, 1954)