Lead Belly* ‎– Lead Belly's Last Sessions

Label:
Smithsonian Folkways ‎– SF CD 40068/71
Format:
4 × CD, Compilation
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Tracklist

1-1 Yes, I Was Standing In The Bottom 1:40
1-2 Yes, I'm Going Down To Louisiana 0:43
1-3 I Ain't Going Down To The Well No More 1:23
1-4 Dick Ligger's Holler 0:43
1-5 Miss Liza Jane 2:09
1-6 Dog Latin Song 0:52
1-7 Leaving Blues 0:29
1-8 Go Down, Old Hannah 5:00
1-9 Blue Tail Fly 2:20
1-10 Nobody In This World Is Better Than Us 1:24
1-11 We're In The Same Boat, Brother 2:18
1-12 Looky, Looky Yonder 1:33
1-13 Jolly O' The Ransom 0:56
1-14 Old Ship Of Zion 1:52
1-15 Bring Me A Little Water, Silvy 1:27
1-16 Mistreatin' Mama 1:25
1-17 Black Betty 1:53
1-18 Ain't Going Down To The Well No More 2:43
1-19 I'm Going Back Down In Louisiana 0:29
1-20 I Don't Know You, What Have I Done 3:11
1-21 Rock Island Line 1:03
1-22 Old Man, Will Your Dog Catch A Rabbit? 1:30
1-23 Shorty George 0:46
1-24 Stewball 2:34
1-25 Bottle Up & Go 1:25
1-26 You Know I Got To Do It 0:52
1-27 Ain't It A Shame To Go Fishin' On Sunday 1:22
1-28 I Ain't Gonna Drink Anymore 2:35
1-29 Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues 2:15
1-30 My Lindy Lou 1:08
1-31 I'm Thinking Of A Friend 3:18
1-32 He Never Said A Mumbling Word 2:28
1-33 I Don't Want No More Of Army Life 4:00
1-34 In The World 2:01
1-35 I Want To Go Home 1:26
2-1 New Iberia 3:08
2-2 Dancing With Tears In My Eyes 3:12
2-3 John Henry 4:56
2-4 Salty Dog 3:29
2-5 National Defense Blues 3:30
2-6 Easy, Mr. Tom 2:08
2-7 Relax Your Mind 4:07
2-8 Bottle Up And Go 3:37
2-9 Polly Wolly Wee 1:42
2-10 Pig Latin Song (2nd Version) 2:11
2-11 Hawaiian Song 2:16
2-12 Drinkin' Lum Y A Alla 1:50
2-13 The Grey Goose 2:17
2-14 Silver City Bound 6:01
2-15 The Titanic 5:12
2-16 Death Letter Blues 3:26
2-17 Mary Don't You Weep 3:24
2-18 He Never Said A Mumbling Word 2:49
3-1 Midnight Special 2:11
3-2 Boll Weevil Song 3:07
3-3 Careless Love 6:27
3-4 Easy Rider 3:00
3-5 Cry For Me 3:30
3-6 Ain't Going To Drink No More (De Kalb Blues) 3:51
3-7 Birmingham Jail 2:57
3-8 Old Riley 1:47
3-9 Julie Ann Johnson 1:12
3-10 It's Tight Like That 3:09
3-11 4, 5 & 9 4:53
3-12 Good Morning Babe, How Do You Do? 0:40
3-13 Jail House Blues 4:31
3-14 Well, You Know I Had To Do It 2:53
3-15 Irene 1:19
3-16 25 Cent Dude 2:20
3-17 How Come You Do Me Like You Do? 3:23
3-18 Hello Central 5:27
3-19 Hesitation Blues 2:17
3-20 I'll Be Down On The Last Bread Wagon 3:35
4-1 Somebody's Diggin' My Potatoes 3:57
4-2 Springtime In The Rockies 3:02
4-3 Chinatown 1:09
4-4 Rock Island Line 1:55
4-5 Backwater Blues 3:25
4-6 Sweet Mary 3:10
4-7 Irene 2:40
4-8 Easy, Mr. Tom 2:12
4-9 In The Evening, When The Sun Goes Down 2:51
4-10 I'm Alone Because I Love You 2:52
4-11 House Of The Rising Sun 2:21
4-12 Mary Don't You Weep 1:55
4-13 Talk About Fannin Street 3:41
4-14 Fannin Street 3:37
4-15 Sugared The Beer 1:37
4-16 Didn't Old John Cross The Water 1:58
4-17 Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out 3:16
4-18 Bully Of The Town 2:04
4-19 Sweet Jenny Lee 1:52
4-20 Yellow Gal 2:04
4-21 He Was The Man 3:48
4-22 We're In The Same Boat, Brother 4:14
4-23 Leaving Blues 2:37

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Credits

Notes

Previously issued as Folkways 241/2941 and 242/2942.
Contains 2 previously unissued selections (tracks 1-29 and 4-1), recorded Fall, 1948, New York, N.Y.

Tracks 1-1 to 1-35 recorded September 27, 1948.
Tracks 2-1 to 4-3 recorded October 15, 1948.
Tracks 4-4 to 4-23 recorded November 5, 1948.

All songs published by Folkways Music Publishers, Inc./BMI except tracks 3-15 and 4-7 published by Ludlow Music Inc., BMI and track 4-2 published by Woolsey/Sauer/CBS Catalouge Partnership, ASCAP

Mastered at A & M Mastering, Hollywood, CA.

Slipcase, booklet, and CD back cover: 1937, courtesy of Lead Belly Society.

℗©1994 Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Manufactured in USA.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 093074006802
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 Outer Ring): **SF-40068** 127798-D2-4253-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 Outer Ring): **SF-40069** 127799-D3-4253-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3 Outer Ring): **SF-40070** 127800-D1-4247-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 4 Outer Ring): **SF-40071** 127801-D1-4247-1
  • Other (All Discs, Outer Ring – Disc Manufacturer): DISCTRONICS USA
  • Other (Disc 1 Catalog Number): SF 40068
  • Other (Disc 2 Catalog Number): SF 40069
  • Other (Disc 3 Catalog Number): SF 40070
  • Other (Disc 4 Catalog Number): SF 40071

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