Tracklist

CD 1: Roots of Folk
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Joe Hill
Paul Robeson 2:56
2 Irene
Leon Bibb 3:21
3 Kumbaya
The Weavers 2:53
4 This Land Is Your Land
Cisco Houston 2:42
5 Roll On Buddy
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott 2:03
6 Another Man Done Gone
Odetta 2:34
7 Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
Judy Collins 4:11
8 If I Had a Hammer
The Weavers 2:18
9 Donna Donna
Joan Baez 3:15
10 The Battle of New Orleans
Jimmie Driftwood 2:59
11 Amazing Grace
Doc Watson & Clarence Ashley 3:53
12 It Takes a Worried Man
Maybelle Carter 3:11
13 Little Maggie
Sandy Bull 4:10
14 Freight Train
Elizabeth Cotten 4:03
15 Tom Dooley
Doc Watson 3:14
CD 2: Singers & Songwriters
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Universal Soldier
Buffy Sainte-Marie 2:21
2 Violets of Dawn
Eric Andersen 3:49
3 M.T.A.
The Kingston Trio 3:38
4 Walk Right In
The Rooftop Singers 2:36
5 Catch the Wind
Donovan feat. Joan Baez 2:16
6 Pack Up Your Sorrows
Mimi & Richard Fariña 3:01
7 It Ain't Me Babe
Joan Baez feat. Bob Dylan 3:35
8 People Get Ready
The Chambers Brothers 3:29
9 I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
Phil Ochs 2:38
10 Ramblin' Boy
Tom Paxton 3:29
11 Mr. Bojangles
Jerry Jeff Walker 3:54
12 Many a Mile
Patrick Sky 3:18
13 Early Morning Rain
Ian & Sylvia 3:58
14 Jug Band Music
Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band feat. Geoff Muldaur 3:01
15 Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag
Country Joe and the Fish 3:44
CD 3: Folk Blues
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Candy Man
Mississippi John Hurt 2:57
2 I'm So Glad
Skip James 1:57
3 Seventh Son
John Hammond 2:31
4 Rambling Round Your City
Odetta 4:06
5 Samson and Delilah
Reverend Gary Davis 3:40
6 Cocaine
Dave Van Ronk 3:51
7 Empire State Express
Son House 4:07
8 San Francisco Bay Blues
Jesse Fuller 2:54
9 Baby Please Don't Go
Lightnin’ Hopkins 2:45
10 See See Rider
The Chambers Brothers 3:12
11 Walkin' Blues
Muddy Waters 4:07
12 Drink Muddy Water
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee 2:58
13 Great Fire of Natchez
John Lee Hooker 4:33
14 Midnight Special
Pete Seeger feat. Willie Dixon & Lafayette Leake 2:56
15 Blues With a Feeling
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band 3:56

Credits

CD 1: Roots of Folk

guitar:
Odetta (Holmes) (track 6)
double bass [string bass]:
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (track 6)
composer:
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (1940) (track 4)
lyricist:
Woody Guthrie (American singer-songwriter) (1940) (track 4)
vocals:
Odetta (Holmes) (track 6)
cover recording of:
is based on:
later translated versions:
Esta es tu tierra (track 4)
Mae'n Wlad I Mi (track 4)
live recording of:

CD 2: Singers & Songwriters

guitar:
Mimi Fariña (track 6)
Appalachian dulcimer [dulcimer]:
Richard Fariña (US folk singer) (track 6)
composer:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 5)
Richard Fariña (US folk singer) (track 6)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
Phil Ochs (track 9)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 1)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 11)
Bob Dylan (1964-05) (track 7)
lyricist:
Donovan Leitch (Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist) (track 5)
Curtis Mayfield (track 8)
Phil Ochs (track 9)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 1)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 11)
Bob Dylan (1964-05) (track 7)
vocals:
Richard Fariña (US folk singer) (track 6)
Mimi Fariña (track 6)
writer:
Pauline Marden (track 6)
Bess Hawes (Bess Lomax Hawes, sister of Alan Lomax) (1949) (track 3)
Jacqueline Steiner (1949) (track 3)
publisher:
Gotillion Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 11)
Mijac Music (track 8)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 8, 11)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 7)
cover recording of:
People Get Ready (track 8)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Dat benn ich nit (track 7)
De eeuwige soldaat (track 1)
Der ewige Soldat (track 1)
Für C. (track 8)
I bin's ned (track 7)
Palkkasoturi (track 1)
Soldat i universum (track 1)
later versions:
Autant chercher à retenir le vent (Catch the Wind) (track 5)
recording of:
Catch the Wind (track 5)
M.T.A. (track 3)
Mr. Bojangles (track 11)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Folk Blues

guitar:
Mississippi John Hurt (1963-07-15 – 1963-07-23) (track 1)
Skip James (1966-01-09 – 1966-01-10) (track 2)
composer:
Reverend Gary Davis (tracks 1, 5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
vocals:
Mississippi John Hurt (1963-07-15 – 1963-07-23) (track 1)
Skip James (1966-01-09 – 1966-01-10) (track 2)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
recorded at:
Coolidge Auditorium (Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress) in Washington, D.C., United States (1963-07-15 – 1963-07-23) (track 1)
arrangements:
Midnight Special (Harry Belafonte) (track 14)
Midnight Special (Travellers) (track 14)
Midnight Special (Van Morrison) (track 14)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track 14)
later translated versions:
Le Train de minuit (track 14)
recording of:
Midnight Special (track 14)
Samson and Delilah (track 5)
Candy Man Blues (1963-07-15 – 1963-07-23) (track 1)
version of: