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Folkways: The Original Vision

Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly

Original Vision is the milestone 1989 recordings of classic roots Americana that helped launch the nonprofit Smithsonian Folkways label. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of this historic album, Smithsonian Folkways expanded the original CD with 6 bonus tracks, enhanced packaging, and extended notes. The album now provides even more insight into the impact of Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly over the last half century. 28-page illustrated booklet, 60 minutes.

Track Listing

101
Bring Me a Little Water, Sylvie Lead Belly 0:49
102
Pretty Boy Floyd Woody Guthrie 3:00
103
Do-Re-Mi Woody Guthrie 2:31
104
I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore Woody Guthrie 2:45
105
Jesus Christ Woody Guthrie 2:37
106
Cotton Fields Lead Belly 2:07
107
Rock Island Line Lead Belly 2:02
108
Grand Coulee Dam Woody Guthrie 2:10
109
4, 5, and 9 Lead Belly 2:34
110
Will Geer Reading Woody Guthrie Will Geer 0:56
111
Hard Traveling Woody Guthrie 2:31
112
Fannin Street Lead Belly 3:02
113
Philadelphia Lawyer Woody Guthrie 2:29
114
Hobo's Lullaby Woody Guthrie 2:24
115
Bourgeois Blues Lead Belly 2:18
116
Gray Goose Lead Belly 1:25
117
Irene Lead Belly 1:53
118
Vigilante Man Woody Guthrie 3:23
119
Gallis Pole Lead Belly 2:45
120
This Land Is Your Land Woody Guthrie 2:17
121
Talking Hard Work Woody Guthrie 3:23
122
Midnight Special Lead Belly 2:02
123
In the Pines Lead Belly 2:07
124
Pastures of Plenty Woody Guthrie 2:25
125
Car Song Woody Guthrie 1:50
126
We Shall Be Free Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly 2:33

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