Greatest Folksingers of the '60s

Greatest Folksingers of the '60s

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Not only was Maynard Solomon's Vanguard Records one of the major folk labels of the '60s (having the prescience to pick up Joan Baez early on, and then recording the cream of the singer/songwriters thereafter), it also had the rights to record and release material from the Newport Folk Festival, giving it

Overview

Not only was Maynard Solomon's Vanguard Records one of the major folk labels of the '60s (having the prescience to pick up Joan Baez early on, and then recording the cream of the singer/songwriters thereafter), it also had the rights to record and release material from the Newport Folk Festival, giving it access to several artists who were not signed to the label. As a result, this double-packet compilation features songs by nearly every major folk figure of the decade, from the Weavers to José Feliciano, with Vanguard artists such as Buffy Sainte-Marie, Eric Andersen, and Odetta sharing space with Elektra's Phil Ochs and Judy Collins, and Columbia's Bob Dylan. Listen to this one record and you'll know what the '60s folk revival sounded like.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/1990
Label:
Vanguard Records
UPC:
0015707171823
catalogNumber:
17/18
Rank:
195914

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Paul Butterfield   Track Performer
John Hammond   Track Performer
Mississippi John Hurt   Track Performer
Odetta   Track Performer
Flatt & Scruggs   Track Performer
Doc Watson   Track Performer
Eric Andersen   Track Performer
Joan Baez   Track Performer
Theodore Bikel   Track Performer
Oscar Brand   Track Performer
Hamilton Camp   Track Performer
Judy Collins   Track Performer
Mimi Fariña   Track Performer
Bob Gibson   Track Performer
Cisco Houston   Track Performer
Ian & Sylvia   Track Performer
Jim Kweskin   Track Performer
New Lost City Ramblers   Track Performer
Phil Ochs   Track Performer
Tom Paxton   Track Performer
Jean Ritchie   Track Performer
Rooftop Singers   Track Performer
Buffy Sainte-Marie   Track Performer
Peggy Seeger   Track Performer
Pete Seeger   Track Performer
Weavers   Track Performer
José Feliciano   Track Performer
Chambers Brothers   Track Performer
Bob Dylan   Track Performer
Staple Singers   Track Performer
Country Joe & the Fish   Track Performer
Friends   Track Performer
Tommy Makem   Track Performer
Debbie Green   Guitar
Richard Fariña   Track Performer
Ramblin' Jack Elliott   Track Performer
Fred Hellerman   Guitar
Bill Lee   Bass

Technical Credits

Mississippi John Hurt   Composer
Bob Gibson   Composer
Walter Vinson   Composer
Richard Fariña   Composer
A.P. Carter   Composer
Lonnie Chatmon   Composer
Ronnie Gilbert   Composer
Lee Hays   Composer
Fred Hellerman   Composer
Maynard Solomon   Producer
Ralph Rinzler   Musical Supervision
Odetta Felious Gordon   Arranger,Adaptation
Wiley Morris   Composer
Zeke Morris   Composer
Bob Camp   Composer
Pauline Marden   Composer
Patrick McGuire   Composer
Traditional   Composer

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