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Vanguard Roots of Folk


Track Listing

CD 1

  1. Joe Hill: Paul Robeson
  2. Irene: Leon Bibb
  3. Kumbaya: The Weavers (1959)
  4. This Land Is Your Land: Cisco Houston (1963)
  5. Roll on Buddy: Ramblin' Jack Elliott (1964)
  6. Another Man Done Gone: Odetta (1962)
  7. Turn, Turn, Turn: Judy Collins (Live, Newport, July, 1963)
  8. If I Had a Hammer: The Weavers (Live, Carnegie Hall, 1963)
  9. Donna Donna: Joan Baez (1960)
  10. Battle of New Orleans: Jimmie Driftwood
  11. Amazing Grace: Doc Watson/Clarence Ashley
  12. It Takes a Worried Man: Mother Maybelle Carter (Live, Newport, July, 1963)
  13. Little Maggie: Sandy Bull (1963)
  14. Freight Train: Elizabeth Cotton (1965)
  15. Tom Dooley: Doc Watson

CD 2

  1. Universal Soldier: Buffy Sainte Marie (1964)
  2. Violets of Dawn: Eric Anderson (1966)
  3. M.T.A.: The Kingston Trio (1959)
  4. Walk Right In: Rooftop Singers (1963)
  5. Catch the Wind: Donovan/Joan Baez (July, 1965)
  6. Pack up Your Sorrows: Mimi Farina and Richard Farina (1965)
  7. It Ain't Me Babe: Joan Baez/Bob Dylan (Live, Newport, July, 1964)
  8. People Get Ready: The Chambers Brothers (1965)
  9. I Ain't Marchin' Anymore: Phil Ochs (Live, Newport, July, 1965)
  10. Ramblin' Boy: Tom Paxton (Live, Newport, July, 1964)
  11. Mr. Bojangles: Jerry Jeff Walker (1968)
  12. Many a Mile: Patrick Sky (1965)
  13. Early Morning Rain: Ian & Sylvia (1965)
  14. Jug Band Music: Jim Kweskin & the Jug Band/Geoff Muldaur
  15. Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag: Country Joe & the Fish

CD 3

  1. Candy Man: Mississippi John Hurt (1965)
  2. I'm So Glad: Skip James
  3. Seventh Son: John Hammond, Jr. (1964)
  4. Rambling Round Your City: Odetta (1963)
  5. Samson and Delilah: Reverend Gary Davis
  6. Cocaine: Dave Van Ronk (Live, Newport, July,1965)
  7. Empire State Express: Son House (Live, Newport, July,1963)
  8. San Francisco Bay Blues: Jesse Fuller
  9. Baby Please Don't Go: Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins (Live, Newport, July,1965)
  10. See See Rider: The Chambers Brothers (Live, Newport, July,1965)
  11. Walkin' Blues: Muddy Waters (Live, Newport, July,1960)
  12. Drink Muddy Water: Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
  13. Great Fire of Natchez: John Lee Hooker (Live, Newport, July,1963)
  14. Midnight Special: Pete Seeger/Willie Dixon/Lafayette Leake (Live, Newport, July,1963)
  15. Blues With a Feeling: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1965)

Don't have it, haven't heard it, but a selection that screams "Roots of the Vanguard Catalog" rather than any real roots of folk music. And since Cisco died in 1961, I guess those other dates are suspect as well. Release date rather than recording date, and with the way Vangurard released and released, who knows what they may actually be.

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