American Ballad Song 1/Var : American Ballad Song 1 / Var

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Sell date: 5/2012
Label: Folkways Records
Mfg's Catalog#: 5801
CDC Part#: 1527489
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 Notes & Reviews
 
Developed as a teaching guide for junior high school social studies classes, this compilation features 57 songs, mainly about American history and culture. They are organized thematically, with topics including Colonial America, the Civil War, and frontier life. A section on 'The World of Man' includes Buddhist, Hindu, and Muslim prayers as well as a Polish, Hungarian, and Zulu song. Most of the tracks originally appeared on other Folkways recordings. Artists include Pete Seeger, Peggy Seeger, Hermes Nye, Wallace House, Ed McCurdy, Woody Guthrie, and the Grail Singers. Liner notes offer song lyrics and lesson plan ideas.

 
 Tracks
 
Washer Lad
Shamrock
When I Was Single
The Ballad of Tea Party
The Liberty Song
The Dying Sergent
The Battle of Saratoga
Cornwallis Burgoyned
Buffalo Skinners
Davy Crockett
Sioux Indians
Greer County Bachelor (Starving to Death on My Government Claim)
Crossing the Plains
Cowboy Yodel
Free Elections
Jefferson & Liberty
Andrew Jackson
Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?
No Irish Need Apply
The Harrison Song
Hail Africa Band
Abolitionist Hymn
The Bonnie Blue Flag
Cumberland Crew
General Patterson
In Charleston Jail
All Quiet Along the Potomac
Lincoln & Liberty
Old Rebel
Pittsburgh Town
The Blind Fiddler
Eight-Hour Day
My Children Are Seven in Number
Let Them Wear Their Watches Fine
Cotton Mill Colic
Mill Mother's Lament
The Faith of Harry Simms
The Tva Song
Inflation
Sixty Percent
Raggedy
Seven Cent Cotton & Forty Cent Meat
Dust Storm Disaster
Old English Forty Years Ago
The Hunters of Kentucky
Santa Anna
Roll Alabama Roll
Cuba Libre
The Flood & the Storm
Well, What a Time
Japanese Buddhist Service
Indian (Hindu) Religioushymn
Moslem Hymna Time
It's the Same All Over
To I Hola
Erdo
Ntabezikude