Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bonaparte's Retreat
W.M. Stepp 1:51
2 Rock Island Line
Kelly Pace 1:49
3 Pretty Polly
E.C. Ball 2:20
4 Pullin' the Skiff
Ora Dell Graham 1:07
5 Shortenin' Bread
Ora Dell Graham 0:54
6 Sea Lion Woman
Christine & Katherine Shipp 1:11
7 Soldier's Joy
Nashville Washboard Band 2:10
8 Another Man Done Gone
Vera Hall 1:27
9 Northfield
Paine Denson 1:11
10 When I Lay My Burden Down
Turner Junior Johnson 3:28
11 Grub Springs
W.E. Claunch 1:18
12 Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down
Bozie Sturdevant 4:11
13 Iron Merrimac
Learned Hand 1:46
14 Creek Lullaby
Margaret 0:54
15 Coal Creek March
Pete Steele 1:31
16 Worried Life Blues
David “Honeyboy” Edwards 2:58
17 One Morning in May
Texas Gladden 3:19
18 Blood-Strained Banders
Jimmie Strothers 1:23
19 Goodbye, Old Paint
Jess Morris 4:30
20 Lead Me to the Rock
Wash Dennis & Charlie Sims 2:44
21 Glory in the Meetinghouse
Luther Strong 1:44
22 The Avondale Mine Disaster
John J. Quinn 4:10
23 Roll on the Ground
Thaddeus C. Willingham, Jr. 3:19
24 Diamond Joe
Big Charlie Butler 2:14
25 Lost John
Sonny Terry 4:41
26 Sept ans sur mer
Elita, Mary & Ella Hoffpauir 2:51
27 East Texas Rag
Smith Casey 2:11
28 Old Joe Clark
Wade Ward 0:52
29 The Gypsy Davy
Woody Guthrie 2:40
30 Kiowa Story of the Flute
Belo Cozad 3:59

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New Iberia, Louisiana, United States (1934-06) (track 26)
Gould, Arkansas, United States (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Mississippi, United States (1936-04-16) (track 20)
Virginia, United States (1936-06-13) (track 18)
Mississippi, United States (1937-03-08) (track 24)
Hazard, Kentucky, United States (1937-10-18) (track 21)
Salyersville, Kentucky, United States (1937-10-26) (track 1)
Hamilton, Ohio, United States (1938-03-29) (track 15)
New York, New York, United States (1938-12-24) (track 25)
Galax, Virginia, United States (1939-01) (track 28)
Brazoria, Texas, United States (1939-04-16) (track 27)
Mississippi, United States (1939-05-13) (track 6)
Gulfport, Mississippi, United States (1939-06-11) (track 23)
Drew, Mississippi, United States (1940-10-24) (tracks 4–5)
Livingston, Alabama, United States (1940-10-31) (track 8)
Anadarko, Oklahoma, United States (1941) (track 30)
Salem, Virginia, United States (1941) (track 17)
Washington, D.C., United States (1941-01-04) (track 29)
Virginia, United States (1941-08) (track 3)
Dallas, Texas, United States (1942-05-03) (track 19)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1942-07-15) (track 7)
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States (1942-07-19) (track 10)
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States (1942-07-20) (track 16)
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States (1942-07-25) (track 12)
Birmingham, Alabama, United States (1942-08-22) (track 9)
Washington, D.C., United States (1942-10-03) (track 13)
Lawrence, Kansas, United States (1943) (track 14)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States (1946-02-01) (track 22)
fiddle:
Luther Strong (1937-10-18) (track 21)
W.M. Stepp (1937-10-26) (track 1)
W.E. Claunch (1939-05-10) (track 11)
Jess Morris (1942-05-03) (track 19)
washboard:
Theopolis Stokes (1942-07-15) (track 7)
five-string banjo:
Jimmie Strothers (1936-06-13) (track 18)
Pete Steele (banjo player) (1938-03-29) (track 15)
Wade Ward (1939-01) (track 28)
flute:
Belo Cozad (1941) (track 30)
guitar:
Smith Casey (1939-04-16) (track 27)
Christine Haygood (1939-05-10) (track 11)
Woody Guthrie (1941-01-04) (track 29)
E.C. Ball (1941-08) (track 3)
Frank Dalton (1942-07-15) (track 7)
David “Honeyboy” Edwards (1942-07-20) (track 16)
harmonica:
Sonny Terry (1938-12-24) (track 25)
Turner Junior Johnson (1942-07-19) (track 10)
banjo:
Thaddeus C. Willingham, Jr. (1939-06-11) (track 23)
washtub bass:
Thomas James Carroll (1942-07-15) (track 7)
banjolin:
James Kelly (Mandolin player worked in Nashville Washboard Band) (1942-07-15) (track 7)
additional vocals:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1942-07-15) (track 7)
arranger:
Woody Guthrie (track 29)
composer:
Maceo Merriweather (track 16)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 13)
Sleepy John Estes (track 16)
lead vocals:
Kelly Pace (1934-10-02) (track 2)
lyricist:
Maceo Merriweather (track 16)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 13)
Sleepy John Estes (track 16)
recorded by:
Alan Lomax (1934-06) (track 26)
John Lomax (1934-06) (track 26)
John Lomax (1934-10-02) (track 2)
John Lomax (1936-04-16) (track 20)
John Lomax (1936-06-13) (track 18)
Harold Spivacke (1936-06-13) (track 18)
John Lomax (1937-03-08) (track 24)
Alan Lomax (1937-10-18) (track 21)
Elizabeth Lomax (wife of Alan Lomax) (1937-10-18) (track 21)
Alan Lomax (1937-10-26) (track 1)
Elizabeth Lomax (wife of Alan Lomax) (1937-10-26) (track 1)
Alan Lomax (1938-03-29) (track 15)
Elizabeth Lomax (wife of Alan Lomax) (1938-03-29) (track 15)
Alan Lomax (1938-12-24) (track 25)
Alan Lomax (1939-01) (track 28)
Pete Seeger (1939-01) (track 28)
John Lomax (1939-04-16) (track 27)
Herbert Halpert (1939-05-13) (track 6)
Herbert Halpert (1939-06-11) (track 23)
John Lomax (1940-10-24) (tracks 4–5)
John Lomax (1940-10-31) (track 8)
Alan Lomax (1941) (track 17)
Elizabeth Lomax (wife of Alan Lomax) (1941) (track 17)
Willard Rhodes (1941) (track 30)
Alan Lomax (1941-01-04) (track 29)
Alan Lomax (1941-08) (track 3)
Elizabeth Lomax (wife of Alan Lomax) (1941-08) (track 3)
John Lomax (1942-05-03) (track 19)
Alan Lomax (1942-07-15) (track 7)
Alan Lomax (1942-07-19) (track 10)
Alan Lomax (1942-07-20) (track 16)
Alan Lomax (1942-07-25) (track 12)
George Pullen Jackson (1942-08-22) (track 9)
Alan Lomax (1942-08-22) (track 9)
Alan Lomax (1942-10-03) (track 13)
Willard Rhodes (1943) (track 14)
George Korson (1946-02-01) (track 22)
vocals:
Elita Hoffpauir (1934-06) (track 26)
Ella Hoffpauir (1934-06) (track 26)
Mary Hoffpauir (1934-06) (track 26)
Napoleon Cooper (1934-10-02) (track 2)
L.T. Edwards (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Willie Hubbard (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Willie Lee Jones (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Albert Pate (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Charlie Porter (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Luther Williams (Mississippi prison singer) (1934-10-02) (track 2)
Wash Dennis (1936-04-16) (track 20)
Charlie Sims (1936-04-16) (track 20)
Jimmie Strothers (1936-06-13) (track 18)
Big Charlie Butler (1937-03-08) (track 24)
Sonny Terry (1938-12-24) (track 25)
W.E. Claunch (1939-05-10) (track 11)
Christine Shipp (1939-05-13) (track 6)
Katherine Shipp (1939-05-13) (track 6)
Thaddeus C. Willingham, Jr. (1939-06-11) (track 23)
Ora Dell Graham (1940-10-24) (tracks 4–5)
Vera Hall (1940-10-31) (track 8)
Belo Cozad (1941) (track 30)
Texas Gladden (1941) (track 17)
Woody Guthrie (1941-01-04) (track 29)
E.C. Ball (1941-08) (track 3)
Jess Morris (1942-05-03) (track 19)
Turner Junior Johnson (1942-07-19) (track 10)
David “Honeyboy” Edwards (1942-07-20) (track 16)
Bozie Sturdevant (1942-07-25) (track 12)
Paine Denson (1942-08-22) (track 9)
Learned Hand (1942-10-03) (track 13)
Margaret (Native American folk singer from the mid 1930s.) (1943) (track 14)
John J. Quinn (1946-02-01) (track 22)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 14, 29)
sampled by:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 15) (track 3)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Blackjack Davey (arr. Bob Dylan et al.) (track 29)
recording of:
Coal Creek March (American instrumental folk song) (1938-03-29) (track 15)
Another Man Done Gone (1940-10-31) (track 8)
Gypsy Davy (arr. Woody Guthrie) (1941-01-04) (track 29)
Pretty Polly (1941-08) (track 3)
Soldier's Joy (1942-07-15) (track 7)
Worried Life Blues (1942-07-20) (track 16)
The Iron Merrimac (1942-10-03) (track 13)
Creek Lullaby (1943) (track 14)
version of:
Someday Baby Blues (track 16)
The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (aka The Raggle Taggle Gypsies O / The Gypsy Laddie / Black Jack Davy / Seven Yellow Gypsies) (track 29)