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American Folk Songs for Christmas

American Folk Songs for Christmas

A collection of Christmas Folksongs by Ruth Crawford Seeger selected and performed by her daughters; Peggy, Barbara and Penny and with children from the South Boston Music School. This compilation of less-commonly known Christmas songs represents a variety of Folksongs that find their origin in European and British Isles Ballads, as well as several African-American spirituals, hollers and chants from the slave era that express a deeply spiritual celebration of Christmas. Liner notes include history of each song by Charles and Peggy Seeger.

Track Listing

101
In the Morning When I Rise The Seeger Sisters 0:14
102
Oh, Watch the Stars The Seeger Sisters 1:10
103
Shine Like a Star in the Morning The Seeger Sisters 0:51
104
Bright Morning Stars are Rising The Seeger Sisters 1:50
105
Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow The Seeger Sisters 1:18
106
Joseph and Mary (The Cherry Tree Carol) The Seeger Sisters 2:18
107
Oh, Mary and the Baby, Sweet Lamb The Seeger Sisters 1:04
108
Babe of Bethlehem The Seeger Sisters 1:25
109
Cradle Hymn The Seeger Sisters 1:22
110
Ain't That Rockin' All Night The Seeger Sisters 1:55
201
Sing Hallelu The Seeger Sisters 1:25
202
Mary Had a Baby The Seeger Sisters 2:26
203
Jesus Born in Bethlehem The Seeger Sisters 1:01
204
January, February... (The Last Month ofthe Year) The Seeger Sisters 0:36
205
Poor Little Jesus The Seeger Sisters 1:38
206
The Angel Band The Seeger Sisters 1:13
207
The Twelve Apostles The Seeger Sisters 3:24

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