American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5
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- Field of Interest
- World Music
Pete Seeger's life, music, and legacy encapsulate nearly a century of American history and culture. He has immersed himself in folk music and used it, like Johnny Appleseed, to "plant the seeds of a better tomorrow in the homes across our land." The songs in this collection of 139 American Favorite Ballads narrate tales of ordinary people and their extraordinary deeds, and show Pete at the crossroads of the past and the future putting his own stamp on America's folk song heritage while bequeathing it to generations to come.LYRICSNOTES ON THIS RELEASE
The physical box-set version includes 139 tracks and 5 CDs, each with its own booklet of extensive notes, for nearly 6 hours of music.
The digital download version includes the 139 songs on the CD version plus two additional previously unreleased songs: "My Gallant Black Bess," an ode to a horse, and "The Ballad of Dr. DearJohn," a critique of the health care system as relevant today as it was in the 1960's. Both songs are also available for purchase individually.FREE DOWNLOADS
Please enjoy as our gift two free downloads ("Buffalo Gals" and "Oh Mary Don’t You Weep") from American Favorite Ballads Vol. 1-5.
Buffalo Gals FLAC MP3 Oh Mary Don't You Weep FLAC MP3
- Content Type
- Music recording
- 6 hours 15 mins
- Sub Genre
- Old Time, Bluegrass, Children's Song, Folk Revival
- Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
- Release Date
- World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
- Keywords and Translated Subjects
- Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá
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