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VA – Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways (2014)

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Drawing 21 classic tracks including four previously unreleased- from the deep well of Smithsonian Folkways archives. This connoisseur collection spotlights songs from ragtime, country, Tin Pan Alley, pre-blues songs, blues hybrids, and old-timey string band. Marquee-name artists Big Bill Broonzy, Brownie McGhee, Lead Belly, Peg Leg Sam, Mississippi John Hurt,John Cephas, and more set the record straight that there has long been much more to the African American secular song tradition than just the blues.

Tracklist:

1. Warner Williams & Jay Summerour – Bring It On Down to My House (02:01)
2. Pink Anderson – Talking Blues (02:25)
3. John Jackson – Nobody’s Business (If I Do) (03:14)
4. Little Brother Montgomery – Alabama Bound (02:16)
5. Brownie McGhee – Pallet on the Floor (03:08)
6. Bill Williams – Chicken You Can’t Roost Too High For Me (03:16)
7. Lead Belly – My Hula Love (02:15)
8. Reverend Gary Davis – Candy Man (02:31)
9. John Cephas & Phil Wiggins – Going Down the Road Feeling Bad (03:32)
10. Peg Leg Sam – Froggy Went a-Courting (04:09)
11. Mississippi John Hurt – Monday Morning Blues (05:52)
12. Pink Anderson – The Boys of Your Uncle Sam (02:03)
13. Brownie McGhee – Raise a Ruckus Tonight (02:49)
14. Marvin Foddrell – Reno Factory (02:08)
15. John Jackson – Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down (03:06)
16. Warner Williams & Jay Summerour – Honeysuckle Rose (02:05)
17. Big Bill Broonzy – Bill Bailey (01:54)
18. Bill Williams – When the Roses Bloom Again (02:04)
19. Peg Leg Sam – Straighten Up and Fly Right (03:14)
20. Snooks Eaglin – Careless Love (02:32)
21. Martin, Bogan and Armstrong – They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree (02:19)


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