Down Jersey: Songs and Stories of Southern New Jersey

Down Jersey: Songs and Stories of Southern New Jersey

Jim Albertson FW05203 / FS 5203

Jim Albertson, avid story-teller and folklorist, shares with listeners the songs and stories of southern New Jersey including that of brave Sammy Giberson, a legendary character who bested the devil in a fiddle contest, and the tragic story of Molly Bannon who while transformed into a swan was accidentally killed by her one true love.

Year Released 1985
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1985 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Guitar; Vocals
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States; Music--New Jersey

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101 Mount Holly Jail Jim Albertson 2:54
102 Sammy Gibrerson Jim Albertson 6:24
103 Captian Kidd Jim Albertson 2:42
104 Molly Bannon Jim Albertson 4:26
105 Cape May Light Jim Albertson 2:27
201 Pinelands Traveller Jim Albertson 6:14
202 Stretch Garrison Jim Albertson 3:16
203 Lure of the Sea Jim Albertson 5:57
204 Jersey Devil Jim Albertson 2:36
205 Moore and Jacoby Jim Albertson 2:45
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