900 Miles and other R.R. Songs

900 Miles and other R.R. Songs

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1953), 43 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
Railroaders and cowboys share a need for music to bolster their spirits during long days and to celebrate night’s freedom. Cisco Houston sings ballads from the range and from the lonesome track, where "the drivers are still rolling, and the gamblers and work gangs, boomers and bums, are highballing it out of nowhere, nine hundred miles from home."

CD combines original LP release along with FW02022 Cowboy Ballads.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
43 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Historical Song, American Folk
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Moses Asch, 1905-1986
Release Date
1953
Subject
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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