Hard Travelin'

Cisco Houston FW02042 / FA 2042

Woody Guthrie described singer and actor Cisco Houston as a man who "likes hard hitting songs and hard hitting people. He likes to meet and to sing with the people." This album features both traditional and recently composed songs, as well as extensive liner notes by folklorist Kenny Goldstein.

Year Released 1954
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1954 Folkways Records

Genre(s) American Folk
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Guitar; Vocals
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival; Working class--Songs and music
Credits

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101 Hard Traveling Cisco Houston 1:30
102 Stagolee (Stagger Lee) Cisco Houston 1:52
103 The John B. Sails (Sloop John B.) Cisco Houston 1:52
104 The Frozen Logger Cisco Houston 2:12
105 Turtle Dove Cisco Houston 2:28
201 True Love on My Mind Cisco Houston 1:18
202 Dink's Song Cisco Houston 2:22
203 Hound Dog Cisco Houston 2:37
204 Gypsy Dave (Gypsy Davy) Cisco Houston 1:42
205 Intoxicated Rat Cisco Houston 1:52
206 The Girl in the Wood Cisco Houston 3:08
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