The Greatest Stars of Folk Music

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Legacy's The Greatest Stars of Folk Music collects 19 samples from the late-'50s/early-'60s folk revival, almost none of which are the versions that listeners are familiar with. For example, instead of the Clancy Brothers doing "The Risin' of the Moon," you get actor/singer Theodore Bikel; Judy Collins, not A.L. Lloyd, gives listeners the seafaring classic "Bonnie Ship the Diamond"; and jovial folk duo Bud & Travis offer up a stirring rendition of "La Bamba" that nevertheless pales before the electrifying Ritchie Valens version. That's not to say that the compilation is second-rate, as it serves as a nice window into a scene that was far more expansive than...
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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Legacy's The Greatest Stars of Folk Music collects 19 samples from the late-'50s/early-'60s folk revival, almost none of which are the versions that listeners are familiar with. For example, instead of the Clancy Brothers doing "The Risin' of the Moon," you get actor/singer Theodore Bikel; Judy Collins, not A.L. Lloyd, gives listeners the seafaring classic "Bonnie Ship the Diamond"; and jovial folk duo Bud & Travis offer up a stirring rendition of "La Bamba" that nevertheless pales before the electrifying Ritchie Valens version. That's not to say that the compilation is second-rate, as it serves as a nice window into a scene that was far more expansive than other classic folk anthologies would lead you to believe, but listeners should know what they're getting into before they open up their wallets.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/18/1994
  • Label: Legacy
  • UPC: 076637038525
  • Catalog Number: 385

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bonnie Ship the Diamond (2:23)
  2. 2 Risin' of the Moon (2:40)
  3. 3 Reuben's Train (2:16)
  4. 4 Three Jovial Huntsmen (2:40)
  5. 5 Squid Jiggin' Ground (2:14)
  6. 6 Josie (1:59)
  7. 7 He's Got the Whole World in His Hands (1:56)
  8. 8 Greenback Dollar (3:17)
  9. 9 Go Down Old Hannah (3:33)
  10. 10 One by One (2:26)
  11. 11 Walk On - Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee (3:12)
  12. 12 Dark as a Dungeon (2:31)
  13. 13 Ariran - Pete Seeger (2:58)
  14. 14 Get the Bird Flyin' (2:25)
  15. 15 La Bamba (3:05)
  16. 16 Legend of John Henry (6:56)
  17. 17 Ride Around Little Doggies (2:27)
  18. 18 Tom Dooley (3:19)
  19. 19 This Land - The Limeliters (3:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Odetta Track Performer
The Dillards Track Performer
Hoyt Axton Track Performer
Glen Campbell Track Performer
Theodore Bikel Track Performer
Oscar Brand Track Performer
Judy Collins Track Performer
The Kingston Trio Track Performer
The Limeliters Track Performer
Ed McCurdy Track Performer
Pete Seeger Track Performer
Barry McGuire Track Performer
Glenn Yarbrough Track Performer
Will Holt Track Performer
Bud & Travis Track Performer
Lightnin' Hopkins Track Performer
Technical Credits
Hoyt Axton Composer
Alan Lomax Composer
Brownie McGhee Composer
Lightnin' Hopkins Composer
Sonny Terry Composer
Frank Warner Composer
Traditional Composer
Kennard Ramsey Composer
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