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Folk Songs of the Colorado River

Folk Songs of the Colorado River

Arizona native Katie Lee (born 1919) demonstrates her true love of her surroundings through this collection of environmentally themed folk songs. The 14 songs Lee performs—accompanying herself on guitar—focus on the Colorado River and the adverse environmental effects caused by the damming of the river. The liner notes for this 1964 recording offer a mix of the artist’s poems and commentary on the Colorado River, and the selection of songs she performs. In 2011, Lee was inducted into the Arizona Music Hall of Fame.

Track Listing

101
Muddy River Katie Lee 3:24
102
The Canyoneers Katie Lee 4:01
103
Drinking Song Katie Lee 0:43
104
Kavitatin' Katie Katie Lee 3:25
105
Song of the Boatman Katie Lee 3:07
106
Tale of the Tickaboo Katie Lee 5:13
201
Pore Colly Raddy Katie Lee 3:49
202
Rapids Ahead Katie Lee 2:36
203
River Lullaby Katie Lee 1:43
204
The Ghosts of Old San Juan Katie Lee 4:43
205
Two Little Flies Katie Lee 2:46
206
When the Colorado Rises Katie Lee 1:53
207
Hippopotami Katie Lee 2:13
208
Through This World Katie Lee 1:09

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