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The Folkways Years, 1959-1961

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
28-08-1991
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Barcode:
093074004128
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
SFW40041
The Folkways Years, 1959-1961
The Folkways Years, 1959-1961

Description

Rough, gritty folk guitarist and singer, Van Ronk is one of the genre's most expressive musicians. These 20 tracks represent Van Ronk's best loved material and reveal his original synthesis of jazz and folk. Titles include Willie the Weeper, Come Back Baby, and Yas, Yas, Yas. Van Ronk's handpicked favorites from his Folkways LP's. Compiled and annotated by Kip Lornell and Dave Van Ronk. "...[H]is carefully crafted guitar accompaniments are varied, inventive, and often surprisingly delicate. The reasons for Van Ronk's impact remain loud and clear." Sing Out

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Duncan And Brady
  3. Hesitation Blues
  4. In The Pines
  5. Willie The Weeper
  6. Twelve Gates To The City
  7. River Come Down
  8. Careless Love
  9. Betty And Dupree
  10. Bed Bug Blues
  11. Leave Her Johnny
  12. Yas, Yas, Yas,
  13. Please See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
  14. Winin' Boy
  15. Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  16. Gambler's Blues
  17. Spike Driver's Moan
  18. Georgie On The IRT
  19. Come Back Baby
  20. Black Mountain Blues
  21. My Baby's So Sweet
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