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The Days of '49: Songs of the Gold Rush

The Days of '49: Songs of the Gold Rush

Performed by Logan English and Billy Faier this collection represents a specific historical time period: The Gold Rush. Logan and Faier pay homage to John A. Stone (aka "Old Put") who was instrumental in collecting these songs dating back to before 1860. The songs tell of the excitement of the Gold Rush, as well as the gritty hardships faced by the miners: "Many of his songs may show some hard edges, and he is free to confess, that they may fail to please the more aristocratic portion of the community, who have but little sympathy with the details, hopes, trials or joys or the toiling miner’s life… "

Track Listing

101
What Was Your Name in the States? Logan English 0:36
102
Sacremento Logan English 1:48
103
A Ripping Trip Logan English 1:40
104
Sweet Betsy from Pike Logan English 4:05
105
Crossing the Plains Logan English 5:09
106
Prospecting Dream Logan English 3:07
107
Life in California Logan English 2:58
108
I Often Think of Writing Home Logan English 2:05
201
The Days of '49 Logan English 3:16
202
He's the Man for Me Logan English 2:33
203
Clementine Logan English 3:11
204
The Gambler Logan English 2:04
205
Joe Bowers Logan English 3:19
206
The California State Company Logan English 2:34
207
California Bloomer Logan English 1:46
208
Sacramento Gals Logan English 1:27

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