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Friends Of Old Time Music - The Folk Arrival 1961-1965
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Description From 1961 to 1965, New York City’s trailblazing Friends of Old Time Music presented 14 concerts that brought dozens of legendary traditional musicians before city audiences for the first time. This "folk arrival" changed the course of American folk music, expanding the vision of the Folk Song Revival and leaving an indelible mark on the musical landscape. For Friends of Old Time Music, Peter K. Siegel, who personally recorded most of the concerts, handpicked 55 tracks from the original master tapes. They include the first concert appearances by Doc Watson, Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley, and Joseph Spence, and the triumphant return visits to New York by Dock Boggs and Mississippi John Hurt, who had made classic recordings in the city during the 1920s. 3 CDs of live concert recordings, 55 tracks (53 never before released), accompanied by a richly illustrated 60-page book Recorded, produced, and annotated by Peter K. Siegel A Henry Street Folklore production Produced in association with City Lore, Inc.
Track Listing
Disc 1
I'm Troubled - Doc and Arnold Watson
The Country Blues - Dock Boggs
Going Down to the River - Fred McDowell
East Virginia Blues - Roscoe Holcomb
The Storms Are on the Ocean - Maybelle Carter
The Dream of the Miner's Child - The Stanley Brothers
Soldier's Joy - Hobart Smith
Coffee Blues - Mississippi John Hurt
Live and Let Live - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Lonely Tombs - The Watson Family
Rockin' Boogie - Jesse Fuller
Brown's Dream - Gaither Carlton and Doc Watson
Down South Blues - Dock Boggs
Knoxville Blues - Sam McGee
Have a Feast Here Tonight - The Stanley Brothers
Riley - John Davis and the Georgia Sea Island Singers
Buck and Wing - Jesse Fuller

Disc 2
Hell Among the Yearlings - Arthur Smith
Amelia Earhart's Last Flight - The Greenbriar Boys
The Brakeman's Blues - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Foggy Mountain Top - Maybelle Carter
Hicks' Farewell - Doc Watson
Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel - The New Lost City Ramblers
Write Me a Few of Your Lines - Fred McDowell
Bimini Gal - Joseph Spence
Shady Grove - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Grey Eagle - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Walkin' the Dog - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
San Francisco Bay Blues - Jesse Fuller
Short Life of Trouble - Doc and Arnold Watson
John Henry - Roscoe Holcomb
Kneelin' Down Inside the Gate - Stanley Thompson
Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt - McKinley Peebles
Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow - Maybelle Carter
Mansions for Me - The Stanley Brothers
Before This Time Another Year - Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers

Disc 3
My Creole Belle - Mississippi John Hurt
Guitar Lesson - Jesse Fuller
Cincinnati Blues - Jesse Fuller
Poor Boy in Jail - Dock Boggs
He's Solid Gone - Maybelle Carter
Maggie Walker Blues - The Clarence Ashley Group
Chevrolet - Ed Young and Emma Ramsay
Rising Sun Blues - Roscoe Holcomb
Lord, Build Me a Cabin in Glory - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Frankie and Albert - Mississippi John Hurt
Hard Times - The Stanley Brothers
The Miller's Will - Horton Barker
The Coo Coo Bird - Clarence Ashley
Double File - Gaither Carlton and Doc Watson
The Wandering Boy - Annie Bird
Stranger Blues - Jesse Fuller
I Saw the Light - Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Sugar Hill - Maybelle Carter
Amazing Grace - The Clarence Ashley Group
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Label SFW - Smithsonian Folkways
Number 40160
Subsidiary Artists: Arnold Watson
Dock Boggs
Fred McDowell
Roscoe Holcomb
Maybelle Carter
Stanley Brothers
Hobart Smith
Mississippi John Hurt
Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
Watson Family
Gaither Carlton and Doc Watson
Sam McGee
John Davis and the Georgia Sea Island Singers
Jesse Fuller
Arthur Smith
Greenbriar Boys
New Lost City Ramblers
Joseph Spence
Stanley Thompson
Bessie Jones
Clarence Ashley
Ed Young and Emma Ramsay
Horton Barker
Annie Bird
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