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Songs with Guy Carawan

Songs with Guy Carawan

Inspired by the urban folk song revival in late-1940s Los Angeles, Guy Carawan began listening to field recordings of folk songs in the Library of Congress. With his developing interest in world folk music, he also traveled to China, Russia, and Europe. In 1958 he released this diverse collection of folk songs. Liner notes include an account by Carawan of his musical and personal journey, along with song lyrics and a history of each track. The result provides insight into the life of a man whose virtues have brought him credit both as a civil rights activist and a musician.

Track Listing

101
Old Blue Guy Carawan 3:05
102
Cripple Creek Guy Carawan 2:21
103
Whoa Buck! Guy Carawan 2:58
104
Three Little Pigs Guy Carawan 1:12
105
Boll Weevil Guy Carawan 2:33
106
Brazos Guy Carawan 2:54
107
Buffalo Gals Guy Carawan 1:46
108
Virgin Mary Guy Carawan 2:38
109
Sinner Man Guy Carawan 1:53
201
The Water is Wide Guy Carawan 3:21
202
Sourwood Mountain Guy Carawan 1:50
203
Weary Blues Guy Carawan 2:14
204
The Little Black Flies Guy Carawan 3:33
205
This is the Way I Feel Guy Carawan 3:10
206
Hava Na Gila - Hava Na Geela - Hava Nagila Guy Carawan 2:00
207
Chinese Flute Guy Carawan 0:49
208
Katusha Guy Carawan 1:38
209
Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream Guy Carawan 2:20

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