Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Lost John
2:44
2 Stewball
2:11
3 Railroad Bill
2:22
4 Bring a Little Water, Sylvie
2:28
5 Dead or Alive
2:31
6 Wabash Cannonball
1:59
7 Nobody's Child
4:57
8 Frankie & Johnny
5:23
9 Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O
1:43
10 Cumberland Gap
2:00
11 Gamblin' Man
3:20
12 Puttin' on the Style
3:36
13 My Dixie Darling
3:04
14 Jack O'Diamonds
2:50
15 On a Monday
2:38
16 Mule Skinner Blues
4:47
17 The Grand Coulee Dam
2:39
18 Sally, Don't You Grieve
2:14
19 Betty, Betty, Betty
3:04
20 Lonesome Traveller
2:54
21 Light From the Lighthouse
2:15
22 Lonnie's Skiffle Party Medley, Part 1
3:00
23 Tom Dooley
3:19
24 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour
2:48
25 Fort Worth Jail
2:13
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Battle of New Orleans
3:09
2 Sal's Got a Sugar Lip
2:26
3 Take This Hammer
4:09
4 You Pass Me By
4:55
5 San Miguel
1:57
6 Talking Guitar Blues
1:59
7 My Old Man's a Dustman
3:21
8 I Wanna Go Home
3:53
9 Lorelei
2:05
10 Sorry but I'm Gonna Have to Pass
2:26
11 Lively!
3:17
12 Virgin Mary
2:18
13 Have a Drink on Me
2:51
14 Michael Row the Boat
2:29
15 Lumbered
3:02
16 The Comancheros
2:05
17 The Party's Over
2:45
18 I'll Never Fall in Love Again
3:45
19 Pick a Bale of Cotton
2:36
20 This Train
2:30
21 Noah Found Grace in the Eyes of the Lord
3:12
22 Beans in My Ears
2:44
23 She Was T-Bone Talking Woman
1:44
24 Farewell (Fare Thee Well)
3:20
25 World Cup Willie
2:49

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Lonnie Donegan (track 1)
composer:
A.P. Carter (track 6)
Cy Coben (track 7)
Lonnie Donegan (track 19)
Mel Foree (track 7)
Stephen Foster (composer) (track 22)
Woody Guthrie (track 5)
William Kindt (track 6)
Lead Belly (track 15)
Bert Lee (track 22)
Corb Lund (track 14)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 16)
Bill Varley (track 9)
Wally Whyton (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 10, 12, 14, 21–22, 22)
Ernest Breuer (track 24)
Lee Hays (track 20)
lyricist:
Stephen Foster (composer) (track 22)
Corb Lund (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 14, 22)
Ernest Breuer (track 24)
Lee Hays (track 20)
George Vaughn (track 16)
Harris Weston (track 22)
publisher:
Carl Sandburg (1927) (track 8)
writer:
Woody Guthrie (tracks 17–18)
Lead Belly (track 4)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2–3, 8, 11, 23)
publisher:
APRS (track 16)
arrangements:
Camptown Races (Steeleye Span arrangement) (track 22)
cover recording of:
Cumberland Gap (track 10)
Dead or Alive (track 5)
Fort Worth Jail (track 25)
Frankie and Johnny (traditional song, version of "Frankie and Albert") (track 8)
Gamblin' Man (track 11)
Grand Coulee Dam (track 17)
Jack O' Diamonds (track 14)
Lonesome Traveler ("I'm (just) a Lonely and a Lonesome Traveller") (track 20)
Lost John (track 1)
My Dixie Darlin' (track 13)
New Mule Skinner Blues (revised lyrics, first recorded by Bill Monroe ca. 1950) (track 16)
Nobody’s Child (track 7)
On a Monday (track 15)
Railroad Bill (track 3)
Stew Ball (track 2)
Tom Dooley (track 23)
Wabash Cannonball (track 6)
is the basis for:
Little Liza Jane (track 22)
Promised Land (track 6)
Railroad Bill (Garrison Keillor rewrite) (track 3)
later translated versions:
Frankie et Johnny (French version by Boris Vian) (track 8)
Lonesome Traveller (norwegian version of Paperboy's cover of Lee Hayy's Lonesome Traveller) (track 20)
later versions:
DooDah (track 22)
Frankie and Johnny (Sidney Bechet arrangement) (track 8)
I banken efter tre (track 24)
Poldermeisje (track 13)
medley including a recording of:
Camptown Races (track 22)
Little Liza Jane (track 22)
recording of:
Betty, Betty, Betty (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 22)
version of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song with the lyrics from "You’re My Baby" added, post-1912) (track 8)

CD 2

arranger:
Bob Dylan (1963) (track 24)
composer:
Jane Bowers (track 5)
Peter Buchanan (track 13)
Lonnie Donegan (track 13)
Jimmie Driftwood (track 2)
Lee Hays (track 8)
Lead Belly (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 9–10)
Alan Lomax (track 13)
Paddy Roberts (singer/songwriter) (track 8)
Carl Sandburg (track 8)
Mike Stoller (tracks 9–10)
Jule Styne (track 17)
Ernest Tubb (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3, 20)
lyricist:
Jane Bowers (track 5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 20)
Betty Comden (track 17)
Adolph Green (track 17)
writer:
Peter Buchanan (tracks 7, 11)
Jimmie Currie (songwriter) (track 18)
Lonnie Donegan (tracks 7, 11, 18)
Beverley Thorn (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 19, 24)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 17)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 4299) (track 3)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: V20125) (track 1)
arrangements:
This Train (arrangement from “The Spiritual Medley”) (track 20)
cover recording of:
Fare Thee Well (track 24)
Have a Drink on Me (track 13)
I Wanna Go Home (track 8)
Lorelei (track 9)
San Miguel (track 5)
Take This Hammer (track 3)
The Party’s Over (Bells Are Ringing) (track 17)
This Train (original gospel song) (track 20)
You Pass Me By (track 4)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
San Miguel (track 5)
later versions:
Farewell (track 24)
Norge (track 11)
Sverige, Sverige (track 11)
This Train (track 20)
part of:
Bells Are Ringing (stage musical) (track 17)
recording of:
I'll Never Fall in Love Again (Lonnie Donegan song) (track 18)
Lively! (track 11)
version of: