Berkeley Farms: Oldtime and Country Style Music of Berkeley

Berkeley Farms: Oldtime and Country Style Music of Berkeley

Various Artists FW02436 / FA 2436

This collection of performances from fun-loving Berkeley, California musicians is a snapshot of the local old time and country scene in the late 1960s. Instigated by Mike Seeger and carried out by the musicians, this album is a piece of community music history, and its copious liner notes are a hoot!

Year Released 1972
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1972 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk; Old Time
Country(s) United States
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States

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101 Sally Goodin Larry Hanks and Ron Tinkler 1:52
102 Apple Picker's Reel Larry Hanks 2:31
103 Fisher's Hornpipe Larry Hanks and Holly Tannen 1:48
104 Ruach Na Marku The Bayou Croakers 3:18
105 Bayou Pon Pon The Bayou Croakers 1:36
106 Sally in the Garden The New Tranquility String Band 2:24
107 Boatman The New Tranquility String Band 1:47
201 Peyote Cowboy The Frontier Constabulary 2:21
202 Hopeless Love Phil Marsh and the Hopeless Lovers 3:36
203 Loving Henry Lee Miriam Stafford, Rita Weill, and Janet Smith 3:02
204 Policeman The Spare Change Boys 2:56
205 Beasties in the Sugar The Spare Change Boys 2:03
206 Walking in the Parlor Walt Koken 1:16
207 White Cockade The Phresno Philharmonic 0:46
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