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1960 Newport Folk Fesitval

The Newport Folk Festival 1960: Vol 2

Vanguard Records - VRS-9084 MONO LP

Recorded on Location June 24/26, 1960

Track Listing:

Side 1:

  1. This Little Light Of Mine - Bob Gibson - accompanying himself on banjo), Dick Rosmini - guitar), Herb Brown - bass
  2. Wayfaring Stranger - Bob Gibson - accompanying himself on banjo), Dick Rosmini - guitar), Herb Brown - bass
  3. You Can Tell The World - Bob Gibson, Bob Camp, Dick Rosmini, Herb Brown
  4. Well, Well, Well - Bob Gibson, Bob Camp, Dick Rosmini, Herb Brown
  5. Railroad Bill - Cisco Houston, accompanying himself on guitar
  6. The Cat Came Back - Cisco Houston, accompanying himself on guitar
  7. Hush, Little Baby - Ed McCurdy, accompanying himself on guitar
  8. The Lavender Cowboy - Ed McCurdy, accompanying himself on guitar
  9. Blood On The Saddle - Ed McCurdy, accompanying himself on guitar

Side 2:

  1. Handsome Molly - Peggy Seeger & Ewan MacColl
  2. Willie Moore - Peggy Seeger & Ewan MacColl
  3. Salty Dog Blues - Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Foggy Mountain Boys
  4. Before I Met You - Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Foggy Mountain Boys
  5. Cabin On The Hill - Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Foggy Mountain Boys
  6. Jimmy Brown - Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Foggy Mountain Boys

Review:

Jim Clark

Several of these made it to the Folk Song and Minstrelsy set, including both tracks by Cisco. The only truly live performances we know of, which is a terrible shame, as he is both passionate and charming. Winning performances.

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