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Various - American Folk Songs For Children FLAC album

Performer: Various
Genre: For kids / Folk and World music
Title: American Folk Songs For Children
Style: Folk, Country
FLAC version ZIP size: 1114 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1210 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1694 mb
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The term American folk music encompasses numerous music genres, variously known as traditional music, traditional folk music, contemporary folk music, or roots music. Many traditional songs have been sung within the same family or folk group for generations, and sometimes trace back to such origins as Great Britain, Europe, or Africa all the music that fits between the cracks.

ARC Music Studio, Hamburg, Germany. 40 Most Popular American Folk Songs.

In Classic Folk Songs for Kids, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-alongs. The songs’ origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, 19th-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song! And the singers themselves are a who’s who of American folk music artistry-Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Cisco Houston, Suni Paz,.

All the great songs and lyrics from the "American Folk Songs for Children" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Style:MLA Chicago APA. "American Folk Songs for Children Album. Missing lyrics by Pete Seeger? Know any other songs by Pete Seeger?

Pete Seeger chronology. American Folk Songs for Children (1953). We Shall Overcome (1963). American Folk Songs for Children is a studio album released by Pete Seeger in 1953 by Folkways Records Contents. Seeger selected the eleven songs for the album from an anthology of folk songs for children that had been published by his stepmother, Ruth Crawford Seeger, in her book titled American Folk Songs For Children, ISBN 0-385-15788-6, a book of musical notations and notated guides.

Anthology of American Folk Music. The Anthology of American Folk Music is a six-album compilation released in 1952 by Folkways Records (catalogue FP 251, FP 252, and FP 253), comprising eighty-four American folk, blues and country music recordings that were originally issued from 1927 to 1932. Experimental film maker Harry Smith compiled the music from his personal collection of 78 rpm records

The traditional and folk music here is categorised into various sections such as: Bluegrass, Old-time(Oldtimey), Old Country music, Carter Family, Cowboy songs, Jazz, Blues, Christian music - Country Gospel, Worship, Old-time Hymns, Spirituals, Christmas Music, Celtic - Irish & Scottish, Ballads, Blues, Session Tunes, Children's Songs etc. Tablature for Guitar & mandolin, Singing lessons, Song writing, Chord Charts for piano, guitar, mandolin & banjo. Downloadable PDF scores to print sheet music and MIDI backing tracks for many of the songs.

Animal Folk Songs for Children. American Folks Songs for Christmas. American Folk Songs for Children. Animal Folk Songs for Children. American Folks Songs Sung by the Seegers. American Folk Songs for Christmas 1955. Peggy Seeger Teaches Guitar Accompaniment. Mike and Peggy Seeger sing 94 songs from their mother Ruth Crawford Seeger's famous book, American Folk Songs for Children (Doubleday). The Seegers are featured on a wide variety of instruments including dulcimer, mandolin, guitar, banjo, pan pipes, Jew's harp, concertina and fiddle; they also sing some numbers without any accompaniment at all. This album has been the cornerstone of Rounder's Children's Series since its release. 2 CD or 2 Cassette se. Disc One.


A1 Mainer Band* Johnson's Old Gray Mule 2:14
A2 Almeda Riddle My Little Rooster 1:50
A3 Mainer Band* Whoa Mule 1:29
A4 Almeda Riddle Frog Went A-Courtin' 2:49
A5 Mainer Band* Glen's Chimes 1:53
A6 Almeda Riddle Chick-A-Li-Lee-Lo 1:19
A7 The Mountain Ramblers Old Joe Clark 0:53
A8 Almeda Riddle Go Tell Aunt Nancy 4:02
A9 Mainer Band* Train 111 3:00
B1 Bessie Jones & Group Johnny Cukoo 3:02
B2 Almeda Riddle Mama Buy Me A Chiney Doll 2:29
B3 Hobart Smith Soldier, Soldier 1:43
B4 Jessie Pratcher*, Mattie Gardner & Mary Gardner Mary Mack 0:45
B5 Bessie Jones Hambone 1:06
B6 Hobart Smith Banging Breakdown 1:35
B7 Jessie Pratcher*, Mattie Gardner & Mary Gardner Green Sally, Up 0:43
B8 Bessie Jones & Group Sometimes 0:55
B9 Hobart Smith The Arkansas Traveler 1:49
B10 Estil C. Ball & Orna Ball Paper Of Pins 2:15
B11 Texas Gladden The Little Dappled Cow 1:39
B12 Bessie Jones Go To Sleep Little Baby 1:17


  • Recorded By [Assisted By] – Shirley Collins
  • Recorded By, Edited By, Liner Notes – Alan Lomax


Cover info:
Recorded in the field by Alan Lomax
Printed in U.S.A.
(C) 1965 Atlantic Recording Corporation
"...in the summer of 1959 I returned to my native South with hi-fi stereo equipment to offer the singers of mountain, bayou, prison and cotton patch the best of modern sound technology."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ST-A-60275 PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ST-A-60276 PR
  • Matrix / Runout: ST-A-60275 PR
  • Matrix / Runout: ST-A-60276D A71.4 1 PR