Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Frankie & Albert, Part One
2:58
2 Frankie & Albert, Part Two
3:11
3 Ain't Goin' Down to the Well No Mo' / Goin' Down Old Hannah
3:17
4 Looky Looky Yonder, Black Belly / Yella Woman's Doorbell
3:08
5 Dekalb Blues
3:05
6 The Boll Weevil
3:10
7 Fannin Street
2:53
8 Poor Howard / Green Corn
3:06
9 Goodnight Irene
2:41
10 John Hardy
4:24

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1939-04-01) (track 3)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Lead Belly (1939-04-01) (track 3)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
writer:
Huddie William Ledbetter (tracks 3, 3, 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–2)
publisher:
Lodlow Music (track 9)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (track 9)
is based on:
You’re My Baby (tracks 1–2)
is the basis for:
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 9)
Roll on Columbia (track 9)
later translated versions:
Bonsoir Lily (track 9)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 9)
later versions:
Frankie & Albert (Bob Dylan arrangement) (tracks 1–2)
Frankie and Johnny (traditional song, version of "Frankie and Albert") (tracks 1–2)
medley including a recording of:
Go Down Old Hannah (1939-04-01) (track 3)
partial recording of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song with the lyrics from "You’re My Baby" added, post-1912) (tracks 1–2)
recording of:
Fannin Street (track 7)
Goodnight Irene (track 9)
version of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song without the lyrics from "You’re My Baby", first published 1904) (tracks 1–2)