Deep River of Song: Louisiana: Catch That Train and Testify!

Alan Lomax Collection

Deep River of Song Louisiana Catch That Train and
  • CAT # 82161-1830-2

    1. Hallelujah (Lamb on the Altar) 1:52
    2. New Calvary 1:14
    3. Lord, Lord, Shorty 2:00
    4. Good Lord 4:29
    5. Woulé drumming 1:24
    6. Big Leg Ida 3:56
    7. Julie Montgomery 1:03
    8. Bye-bye, Bonsoir, Mes Parents 1:22
    9. J'ai Fait Tout le Tour du Pays 1:46
    10. La-bas Chez Moreau 4:21
    11. Je Veux Me Marier 1:38
    12. Moi Malheureux 1:30
    13. Si Li, Le Bat 1:18
    14. Bonsoir, Petit Monde 2:21
    15. Zydeco Pas Sale 2:15
    16. Allons a Lafayette 1:39
    17. (Goodnight) Irene 4:38
    18. Mama Did You Bring Me Any Silver? 7:02
    19. (Little) Liza Jane 2:23
    20. Trench Blues 3:31
    21. Baton Rouge Rag / interview 2:30
    22. Winding Boy 4:50
    23. Tiger Rag / Interview 7:53

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Here are legendary performances by the great Jelly Roll Morton and Lead Belly, and historic field recordings of French and English-speaking jure, zydeco, ring shouts, and work songs. This is the most varied album in the Deep River of Song series, and it illustrates the cultural richness of Louisiana's varied population and geography. Recorded by Alan Lomax, John A. Lomax, and Ruby Terrill Lomax 1934-1940, and Paul Yeager, c. 1980. Remastered to 20-bit digital from the original metal and acetate field recordings.

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