We've Got Some Singing to Do

We've Got Some Singing to Do

The Folksmiths FW02407 / FA 2407

In 1957, eight Oberlin students undertook a summer-long journey, sharing their enthusiasm and teaching songs, folk dances, folk games, and instrument making to camp and concert attendees from Pennsylvania to Maine. This album features seventeen songs suitable for singalongs.

Year Released 1958
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1958 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Guitar
Subject(s) Animals; Ballads; Folksong revival; Games; Glees, catches, rounds, etc.; Hollers; Lullabies; Music--Juvenile; Nonsense literature; Opera; Spirituals (Songs); Topical songs; Work songs

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101 Lord, I've Got Some Singing to Do The Folksmiths 2:30
102 Hava Na Shira The Folksmiths 1:45
103 John Henry The Folksmiths 4:04
104 Go Down, Old Hannah The Folksmiths 2:12
105 Glory Be to the New-Born King The Folksmiths 2:31
106 Come Up Horsey The Folksmiths 2:32
107 Three White Gulls The Folksmiths 2:01
108 Mary Had a Baby The Folksmiths 1:39
201 Sinner Man The Folksmiths 2:41
202 Blood-Strained Banders The Folksmiths 2:00
203 Hold On (Keep Your Hand on the Plow) The Folksmiths 3:22
204 Kum Ba Yah The Folksmiths 2:10
205 Wade in the Water The Folksmiths 2:21
206 Run to Jesus The Folksmiths 1:40
207 Hey Langor The Folksmiths 1:00
208 Tina The Folksmiths 1:39
209 All Night Long The Folksmiths 2:14
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