Alan Lomax: Popular Songbook

Alan Lomax Collection

Alan Lomax Popular Songbook
  • CAT # 82161-1863-2

    1. Joe Lee's Rock 3:36
    2. Do Re Mi 3:30
    3. Jesus on the Mainline 3:36
    4. Midnight Special 2:52
    5. Stagolee 3:50
    6. Trouble So Hard 1:36
    7. Motherless Children 2:50
    8. Sometimes
    9. Black Betty 1:25
    10. Take a Whiff on Me 2:15
    11. Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby 1:02
    12. Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad 4:05
    13. Rock Island Line 1:44
    14. Join the Band 1:03
    15. Sloop John B. (Histe Up the John B.'s Sails) 2:34
    16. Man Smart, Woman Smarter 2:44
    17. Ugly Woman (If You Wanna Be Happy) 2:55
    18. Gallows Pole 6:21
    19. Rosie 3:09
    20. Alborada De Vigo
    21. The House of the Rising Sun (Rising Sun Blues) 1:31
    22. Irene Goodnight (Goodnight Irene) 4:38

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American Roots Music Originals! Available in both standard and super audio formats! The Alan Lomax Popular Songbook brings together for the first time the original field recordings of the best-known songs recorded by folklorists John and Alan Lomax. Later made popular by artists such as Moby, Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Byrds, Eric Clapton, Steve Miller, Miles Davis, Grand Funk Railroad, The Beach Boys, Little Feat, Robert Palmer, The Animals and many more, these songs laid the foundation of the roots music explosion of the 1960s and beyond. Contains a previously unreleased version of one of the earliest recordings of 'House of the Rising Son.' 24 bit remastering by Bob Ludwig (CD, SACD) and Adam Ayan (SACD).

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