Various ‎– Southern Folk Heritage Series Recorded In The Field By Alan Lomax

Atlantic ‎– HS1
7 × Vinyl, LP, Mono
Box Set


LP1: Sounds Of The South
1-A1 Neil Morris The Banks Of The Arkansas / Wave The Ocean
1-A2 Lonnie* & Ed Young Hen Duck
1-A3 Estil C. Ball The Farmer’s Curst Wife
1-A4 Vera Hall Boll Weevil Holler
1-A5 The Mountain Ramblers Jesse James
1-A6 Neil Morris Jesse James
1-A7 Bob Carpenter (4) Kenny Wagner
1-B1 Vera Hall Trouble So Hard
1-B2 Rev. W. A. Donaldson* Baptizing Scene
1-B3 Viola James & Congregation Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus
1-B4 Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (3) Windham
1-B5 Fred McDowell Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
1-B6 Sid Hemphill Come On, Boys, Let’s Go To The Ball
1-B7 Wade Ward & Charley Higgins* Paddy On The Turnpike
1-B8 John Davis (30) Join The Band
1-B9 Ed Lewis (3) Lucky Holler
1-B10 Ed Lewis (3) I Be So Glad When The Sun Goes Down
LP2: Blue Ridge Mountain Music
2-A1 The Mountain Ramblers Cotton Eyed Joe
2-A2 The Mountain Ramblers Big Tilda
2-A3 Estil C. Ball Jennie Jenkins
2-A4 Spence Moore* Jimmy Sutton
2-A5 The Mountain Ramblers John Henry
2-A6 The Mountain Ramblers Rosewood Casket
2-A7 The Mountain Ramblers Silly Bill
2-B1 The Mountain Ramblers Big Ball In Boston
2-B2 Wade Ward Chilly Winds
2-B3 The Mountain Ramblers The Old Hickory Cane
2-B4 Hobart Smith John Brown
2-B5 Hobart Smith Poor Ellen Smith
2-B6 The Mountain Ramblers Liza Jane
2-B7 The Mountain Ramblers Shady Grove
LP3: Roots Of The Blues
3-A1 Lonnie* & Ed Young Jim And John
3-A2 Vera Hall The Wild Ox Moan
3-A3 Fred McDowell Been Drinkin’ Water Out Of A Hollow Log
3-A4 Miles* & Bob Pratcher All Night Long
3-A5 Fred McDowell Shake ‘Em On Down
3-A6 Forest City Joe Levee Camp Reminiscence
3-A7 Lonnie Young Chevrolet
3-B1 Lonnie* & Ed Young Oree
3-B2 Johnny Lee Moore Levee Camp Holler
3-B3 Johnny Lee Moore & 12 Mississippi Penitentiary Convicts Eighteen Hammers
3-B4 Forest City Joe Train Time
3-B5 Fred McDowell Freight Train Blues
3-B6 Forest City Joe Drink On Little Girl
LP4: White Spirituals
4-A1 Estil C. Ball Tribulations
4-A2 Estil C. Ball When I Get Home
4-A3 Estil C. Ball The Poor Wayfaring Stranger
4-A4 The Mountain Ramblers Baptizing Down By The Creek
4-A5 Rev. I. D. Back & Congregation Sermon And Lining Hymn
4-A6 Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (3) Antioch
4-A7 Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (3) Calvary
4-B1 Estil C. Ball & Lacey Richardson Please Let Me Stay A Little Longer
4-B2 Estil C. Ball Father, Jesus Loves You
4-B3 Estil C. Ball Lonesome Valley
4-B4 Estil C. Ball Father Adieu
4-B5 The Mountain Ramblers The Old Country Church
4-B6 Neil Morris Little Moses
4-B7 Estil C. Ball The Cabin On The Hill
LP5: American Folk Songs For Children
5-A1 Mainer Band* Johnson’s Old Gray Mule
5-A2 Almeda Riddle My Little Rooster
5-A3 Mainer Band* Whoa Mule
5-A4 Almeda Riddle Frog Went A-Courtin’
5-A5 Mainer Band* Glen’s Chimes
5-A6 Almeda Riddle Chick-a-li-lee-lo
5-A7 The Mountain Ramblers Old Joe Clark
5-A8 Almeda Riddle Go Tell Aunt Nancy
5-A9 Mainer Band* Train 111
5-B1 Bessie Jones Johnny Cuckoo
5-B2 Almeda Riddle Mama Buy Me A Chiney Doll
5-B3 Hobart Smith Soldier, Soldier
5-B4 Jessie Pratcher*, Mattie Gardner & Mary Gardner (2) Mary Mack
5-B5 Bessie Jones Hambone
5-B6 Hobart Smith Banging Breakdown
5-B7 Jessie Pratcher*, Mattie Gardner & Mary Gardner (2) Green Sally, Up
5-B8 Bessie Jones & Group* Sometimes
5-B9 Hobart Smith The Arkansas Traveler
5-B10 Estil C. Ball Paper Of Pins
5-B11 Texas Gladden The Little Dappled Cow
5-B12 Bessie Jones Go To Sleep Little Baby
LP6: Negro Church Music
6-A1 Vera Hall Death, Have Mercy
6-A2 James Shorty & Fred McDowell I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
6-A3 Mrs. Mary Lee & Congregation Jesus Is Real To Me
6-A4 Rev. R. C. Crenshaw & Congregation I Love The Lord
6-A5 Rev. G. I. Townsel A Sermon Fragment
6-A6 Rev. R. C. Crenshaw & Congregation I’m Goin’ Home On The Mornin’ Train
6-A7 Madam Mattie Wigley & Congregation Power
6-B1 Viola James, Lonnie* & Ed Young On That Rock
6-B2 James Shorty, Viola James & Congregation Jesus On The Main Line
6-B3 James Shorty, Viola James & Congregation This Little Light Of Mine
6-B4 Henry Morrison & St. Simon’s Island Singers I’m Gonna Sail Like A Ship On The Ocean
6-B5 John Davis (30), Bessie Jones & St. Simon’s Island Singers Blow Gabriel
6-B6 Felix Dukes & Fred McDowell Motherless Children
6-B7 Bernice McClellan & Congregation* What Do You Think About Jesus (He’s All Right)
LP7: The Blues Roll On
7-A1 Boy Blue (2) Boogie Children
7-A2 Forest City Joe She Lived Her Life Too Fast
7-A3 Fred McDowell Drop Down Mama
7-A4 Lonnie* & Ed Young Sittin’ On Top Of The World
7-A5 John Dudley (2) Cool Water Blues
7-A6 Forest City Joe She Don’t Love Me That Way
7-B1 Forest City Joe Stop Breaking Down
7-B2 Boy Blue (2) Joe Lee’s Rock
7-B3 Rosalie Hill* Bullyin’ Well
7-B4 Fred McDowell When You Get Home, Write Me A Few Little Lines
7-B5 Forest City Joe Red Cross Store
7-B6 Forest City Joe Forest City Jump



Field recordings made on a two-month tour of the South in the summer of 1959.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD-HS1, SD-1346, SD-1347, SD-1348, SD-1349, SD-135 Various Southern Folk Heritage Series Recorded In The Field By Alan Lomax(7xLP, Comp + Box) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic SD-HS1, SD-1346, SD-1347, SD-1348, SD-1349, SD-135 US 1960 Sell This Version
DOY009 Various Southern Folk Heritage Series Recorded In The Field By Alan Lomax(7xLP, Comp, Ltd, Num, RE + Box) Doxy DOY009 Italy 2012 Sell This Version
82496-2 Various Sounds Of The South(4xCD, RE, RM + Box) Atlantic 82496-2 US 1993 Sell This Version