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VariousRoot Hog Or Die: 100 Songs, 100 Years, An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute

Label:Mississippi Records – MRP-060
6 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Genre:Blues, Folk, World, & Country


Root Hog Or Die Volume 1: I'm A Rambler, I'm a Gambler
A1Alan LomaxI'm A Rambler, I'm A Gambler
A2Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim & Big Bill BroonzyI Could Hear My Name A Ringin'
A3Anita Wilkins And Group*One, Two, Three
A4Celeste Cappelli And Group*Carnival Comes And Goes
A5Edward King (8)Le Jour De L'An (New Year's Day)
A6Steven Wright (10)Hambone
A7Sheila Kay AdamsDinah
A8Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & Greater Harvest M.B. Church Congregation*Steal Away / Didn't Hear Nobody Pray
B1Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton*Alabama Bound
B2Clark Kessinger And Band*Sally Ann Johnson
B3Ernest Williams And GroupGo Down Old Hannah
B4United Sacred Harp Musical Association*New Prospect
B5Abraham "Aapo" Juhani*Finnish Waltz
B6Rosa Lee HillFaro
B7JasimuddinBanshi Instrumental
B8Alphonse Picou and Paul Dominguez, Jr.High Society
Root Hog Or Die Volume 2: Sing Anything
C1Neal MorrisSing Anything
C2Banda De Castelló De La RiberaComo Las Propias Rosas
C3Church Of God In Christ CongregationAmen, Amen, Amen
C4Dennis McGeeMadame Young / Mon Chère Bébé Créole
C5Margaret Berry (2)Her Mantle So Green
C6Beatrice Dick And Group*Meet Me On The Road
C7Luigino Scollo and Pietro GuarrasiNnuena (Christmas Novena)
C8Hobart SmithCindy
C9Isla CameronPu’in Bracken (Pulling Bracken)
D1Skip JamesCherry Ball Blues
D2Son HouseDownhearted Blues
D3Unknown ArtistBaile De Ibio (Warrior Dance)
D4John Steven (2)Big Kilmarnock Bonnet
D5La Roux ChayopyeChèz-O, Prete M Yon Chèz-O (Chair, Oh! Let Me Have A Chair)
D6Wade WardTrain On The Island
D7Elmer BartonArkansas Traveler
D8Bobby Jean Hemphill, Ruby Hemphill, Lucille RiceCornbread Rough, Biscuit Tough
Root Hog Or Die Volume 3: Sailing In The Boat When The Tide Runs Strong
E1Almeda RiddleDown In Arkansas
E2Paddy Breen (2) and Michael Coleman (4)Jolly Tinker / The Pretty Girls Of Mayo
E3McKinley Peebles and Bessie JonesYou Got To Reap What You Sow / A Little Talk With Jesus Makes It Right
E4Harvey PorterSince You Have Disdained Me I'll Cross The Deep Blue Sea
E5Canray Fontenot, Bois Sec Ardoin and Freeman FontenotBonsoir Moreau
E6Bill Broonzy*In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town
E7Jimmy MacBeath*Tramps And Hawkers
E8Charles BarnettRemember Jesus Died When He Was Young
E9Venturina MarandellaNinna Nanna
F1John Davis (30) And The Georgia Sea Island SingersRead 'Em John
F2Unidentified Men*Strigaturi
F3Unidentified Women*Flirtation Dance
F4Brendan BehanZoological Gardens
F5Pretty White Eagles Mardi Gras IndiansIndian Red
F6Compagna SaccoLenga Serpentina (Serpent Tongue)
F7Emma HammondLaura Lee
F8Elizabeth Austin And Group*Sailing In The Boat When The Tide Run Strong
F9Brother Alec Stamps And Rose Hill M.B. Church CongregationWhen I Reach That Other Shore
F10Fred McDowellLord Have Mercy
Root Hog Or Die Volume 4: This Old World Is In A Tangle
G1Vera Ward Hall*When I Can Read My Titles Clear
G2Fiddlin' Joe Martin And GroupGoing To Fishing
G3Harry Cox (2)Cruising Round Yarmouth
G4Shirley CollinsRambleaway
G5Dawson "Little Daugh (or Daw)" Henson*Fare You Well My Little Annie Darling
G6Herth Colaire And Group*Join This Food Campaign
G7Cedar Place ChildrenMy Gal's A Corker
G8Alice GibbsJerusalem Cuckoo
H1Uncle Alec (Eck) Dunford*Memories Of The 1940 National Folk Festival / Fisher's Hornpipe
H2Duke Of Iron And Group*Calypso Invasion
H3Waulking Group*Mo Nighean Donn Á Còrnaig
H4Calvin Frazier And Sampson PittmanThis Old World's In A Tangle
H5Unknown Fishermen*Tammuriata (Drum Rhythms)
H6Jeannie RobertsonWi' My Rovin' Eye
H7Bessie JonesDiamond Joe
H8Sid Hemphill And Group*So Soon I'll Be At Home
Root Hog Or Die Volume 5: The Day Is Past And Gone
I1Texas GladdenCold Mountains
I2Bob DylanMasters Of War
I3Ray Hicks (3)Reuben Train
I4Davie StewartMacPherson's Rant
I5Bukka WhiteHundredth Man Blues
I6Emperor MackenzeI Wonder Where My Mother Has Gone
I7Unidentified Street Vendor*Coco Rico De La Habana (Good Coconuts From Havana)
J1Babsy McQueen And Group*Roll Roll Roll And Go
J2Indian Bottom Association Of Old Regular Baptists*The Day Is Past And Gone
J3John Llewellyn Edwards And The Treorchy Male ChoirCosher Bailey Had An Engine
J4Cecil AugustaStop All The Buses
J5Troupe Of Monsieur Mohamed Ben AbderrahmaneYa Malikna (Oh, Our King)
J6Epifanio Capellán And Group*Yo Sí La Quería
J7Raphael Hurtault And Group*Di Yo Pa Hele Pou Nou
J8Sophie Loman Wing And Group*I'll Be Waiting There
Root Hog Or Die Volume 6: Free A Little Bird
K1"22" And Group*Early In The Morning
K2Rev. Olsie Cowan And Spiritual Baptist CongregationPrayer / Doption
K3Jean RitchieNottamun Town
K4Inez Muñoz And Grupo De CádizFandango De Comares
K5Dennis McGeeTwo Step De Eunice
K6Belton SutherlandBlues #2
K7Mark Anderson (25)High Force Agricultural Show
K8Unidentified Amazigh Man*Al-Hamdulillah (Thanks Be To God)
L1Southern Fife & Drum CorpsLittle And Low
L2FranciliaMèt Kafou Men Djab-la (Master Of The Crossroads, Here Is The Devil)
L3Kitty GallagherKeen For A Dead Child
L4Fred And Annie Mae McDowellJesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed
L5Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band*Grace's Favorite
L6Bascom Lamar LunsfordFree A Little Bird
L7John Strachan (2)Mormond Braes
L8Bright Light QuartetI'm Tired
L9Dolores Fernández Geijo*Duérmete, Niño Angelito (Sleep, Angel Baby)
L10Unidentified Men*I Bid You Goodnight

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Edited one month ago
This has to be the most authentic music I've heard in a while
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This is an excellent box set. The enclosed booklet, however, does not include detailed date/location track information. As such, I wrote to the Lomax curator, Nathan Salsburg, and he graciously sent me the following information, which I'm posting here so others can access it:

SIDE 1A 1. Alan Lomax: I'm A Rambler, I'm A Gambler Lomax, vocal and guitar. 1959.
2. Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim, and Big Bill Broonzy: I Could Hear My Name A Ringin' Williamson, vocal and harmonica; Slim, piano; Broonzy, bass. Decca Studios, New York City. March 2, 1947.
3. Anita Wilkins and group: One, Two, Three Wilkins and unidentified schoolchildren, vocals. Brick Kiln Village, Nevis. July 10, 1962.
4. Celeste Cappelli and group: Ol Carneàl El Va El Vé (Carnival Comes and Goes) Celeste Cappelli, Pace Cominelli, Gina Bonetti, Romolo Cappelli, and Guido Botti, vocals. Parre, Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy. September 23, 1954.
5. Edward King: Le Jour De L'an (New Year's Day) King, vocal and podorhythmie. Baraga, Michigan. October 12, 1938.
6. Steven Wright: Hambone* Wright, vocal and body percussion. Harlem, New York City. 1950.
7. Sheila Kay Adams: Dinah*
Adams, vocal and banjo. Burton Cove, Sodom Laurel, Madison Co., North Carolina. September 6 or 7, 1982.
8. Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & Greater Harvest M.B. Church congregation: Steal Away / Didn't Hear Nobody Pray* Crenshaw and congregation, vocals. Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee. October 4, 1959.
SIDE 1B 1. Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton: Alabama Bound Morton, vocal and piano. Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington D.C. May 23, 1938.
2. Clark Kessinger and group: Sally Ann Johnson Kessinger, fiddle; Gene Meade, guitar; Wayne Hauser, banjo. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island. July 21-24, 1966.
3. Ernest Williams and group: Go Down Old Hannah Williams, lead vocal, with unidentified prisoners, vocals. Central State Farm, Sugarland, Texas. December 1933.
4. United Sacred Harp Musical Association: New Prospect
56th Annual United Sacred Harp Musical Association Convention, vocals. Corinth Baptist Church, Fyffe, Alabama. September 12, 1959.
5. Abraham "Aapo" Juhani: Finnish Waltz* Juhani, vocal and accordion. Calumet, Michigan. September 27, 1938.
6. Rosa Lee Hill: Faro* Hill, vocal and guitar. Como, Mississippi, September 25, 1959.
7. Jasimuddin: banshi instrumental* Jasimuddin, banshi (bamboo flute) Probably London, England. Circa 1951.
8. Alphonse Picou and Paul Dominguez, Jr.: High Society Picou, clarinet; Dominguez, guitar. At the home of Alphonse Picou, New Orleans, Louisiana. April 3, 1949.
SIDE 2A 1. Neal Morris: Sing Anything Morris, vocal and guitar. Timbo, Arkansas. October 6, 1959.
2. Banda de Castelló de la Ribera: Como Las Propias Rosas Members unidentified. Valencia City, Spain. August 7, 1952.
3. Church of God In Christ congregation: Amen, Amen, Amen* Unidentified vocals, guitar, and hand-clapping. Mohead Plantation, Moon Lake, near Lula, Mississippi. July 1941.
4. Dennis McGee: Madame Young / Mon Chère Bébé Créole* McGee, vocal and fiddle. Eunice, Louisiana, August 9, 1983.
5. Margaret Barry: Her Mantle So Green Barry, vocal and banjo. At a song swap in Lomax's flat, Camden Town, London. November 1, 1953.
6. Beatrice Dick and group: Meet Me On the Road Dick, lead vocal, with mixed group, vocals and hand-clapping. La Resource, Carriacou, Grenada. August 2, 1962.
7. Luigino Scollo and Pietro Guarrasi: Nnuena (Christmas novena) Scollo, vocal; Guarrasi, cane flute; unidentified guitar, snare drum, and tamborine. Modica, Sicily. July 12, 1954.
8. Hobart Smith: Cindy Smith, piano. At the home of Preston Smith, Bluefield, Virginia. August 24, 1959.
9. Isla Cameron: Pu'in Bracken (Pulling Bracken) Cameron, vocal. Glasgow, Scotland. August 1951.
SIDE 2B 1. Skip James: Cherry Ball Blues
James, vocal and guitar. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island. July 21-24, 1966.
2. Son House: Downhearted Blues* House, vocal and guitar. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island. July 21-24, 1966.
3. Unidentified: Baile de Ibio (Warrior Dance)* Unidentified bigaro (conch) and drums. Zaragoza, Aragón, October 13 or 14, 1952.
4. John Steven: Big Kilmarnock Bonnet Steven, lead vocal with Jimmy MacBeath, John Strachan, and others unidentified, vocals. The Commercial Hotel, Turriff, Scotland. July 17, 1951.
5. La Roux Chayopye: Chèz-O, Prete M Yon Chèz-O (Chair, Oh! Let Me Have A Chair) Unidentified vaksin-s (single-note trumpet); tchatcha (rattle); graj (scraper); sifle (whistle). Pont Beudet, Haiti. January 1937.
6. Wade Ward: Train On the Island* Wade, banjo. Galax, Virginia, August 31, 1959.
7. Elmer Barton: Arkansas Traveler* Barton, fiddle. Quebec, Vermont. November 1937.
8. Bobby Jean Hemphill, Ruby Hemphill, Lucille Rice: Cornbread Rough, Biscuit Tough* Hemphill, Hemphill, and Rice, vocals. Senatobia, Mississippi. September 26, 1959.
SIDE 3A 1. Almeda Riddle: Down In Arkansas Riddle, vocal. Greers Ferry, Arkansas. October 6 or 7, 1959.
2. Paddy Breen & Michael Coleman: Jolly Tinker / The Pretty Girls of Mayo* Breen, whistle; Gorman, fiddle.
Camden Town, London. 1952.
3. McKinley Peebles and Bessie Jones: You Got To Reap What You Sow / A Little Talk With Jesus Makes It Right Peebles, vocal and guitar; Jones, vocal. New York City. November 11, 1961.
4. Harvey Porter: Since You Have Disdained Me I'll Cross the Deep Blue Sea* Porter, vocal. Salyersville, Kentucky. October 23, 1937.
5. Canray Fontenot and Bois Sec Ardoin: Bonsoir Moreau * Fontenot, vocal and fiddle; Ardoin, accordion; unidentified, triangle. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island. July 21-24, 1966.
6. Bill Broonzy: In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town* Broonzy, vocal and guitar. Paris, France. March 13, 1952.
7. Jimmy MacBeath: Tramps and Hawkers* MacBeath, vocal. At the Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh, Edinburgh, Scotland. August 30, 1951.
8. Charles Barnett: Remember Jesus Died When He Was Young* Barnett, vocal and percussion. Weems, Virginia, May 5, 1960.
9. Venturina Marandella: Ninna Nanna Marandella, vocal. Positano, Campania, Italy. December 1954.
1. John Davis and the Georgia Sea Island Singers: Read 'Em John* Davis, lead vocal, with Mable Hillery, Bessie Jones, and Emma Lee Ramsey, vocals. Central Park, New York City. August 1965.
2. Unidentified men: strigaturi* Unidentified, vocal and trumpet. Dragus, Brasov, Southern Transylvania. August 1964.
3. Unidentified women: Flirtation Dance* Unidentified, vocals, with Christopher Conner, guitar. Women's League of the South Hill Methodist Church, South Hill Village, Anguilla. July 4, 1962.
4. Brendan Behan: Zoological Gardens* Behan, vocal. Possibly at Radio Eireann, Dublin. Circa 1951.
5. Pretty White Eagles Mardi Gras Indians: Indian Red* Gerald "Big Chief Jake" Millon, lead vocal, with unidentified Pretty White Eagles, vocals and percussion. Darryl's (perhaps Darrell's) Lounge, 7th Ward, New Orleans, Louisiana. May 1982. 6. Compagna Sacco: Lenga Serpentina (Serpent Tongue) Members of the Compagna Sacco: Giacomo Onda "Giá Brüjú," Ninì Lupi "Susena," Pì Terralibera (d'Adriana), Mirandino Crespi, "Bertì du Paramü," and Redentore Rebaudo, vocals. Ceriana, Liguria, Italy. October 11 or 12, 1954.
7. Emma Hammond: Laura Lee* Hammond, vocal and banjo. Lexington, Alabama. November 9-11, 1959.
8. Elizabeth Austin and group: Sailing In the Boat When the Tide Run Strong Austin and unidentified women, vocals and hand-clapping. Old Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas. July 1935.
9. Brother Alec Stamps & Rose Hill M.B. Church congregation: When I Reach That Other Shore* Stamps, lead vocal, with unidentified congregants, vocals. Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Greenville, Mississippi. February 7, 1948.
10. Fred McDowell: Lord Have Mercy McDowell, vocal and guitar. Como, Mississippi. September 25, 1959.
SIDE 4A 1. Vera Ward Hall: When I Can Read My Titles Clear* Hall, vocal. At Alan Lomax's apartment, Greenwich Village, New York City. May 23, 1948.
2. Fiddlin' Joe Martin and group: Going to Fishing Martin, vocal and washboard; Willie Brown, guitar; Leroy Williams, harmonica. At Clack's store, Lake Cormorant, Mississippi. August 24-31, 1941.
3. Harry Cox: Cruising Round Yarmouth† Cox, vocal. At Alan Lomax's flat, London, December 2, 1953.
4. Shirley Collins: Rambleaway* Collins, vocal and banjo. Likely at Alan Lomax's apartment, Greenwich Village, New York City. Likely Summer 1959.
5. Dawson "Little Daugh" Henson: Fare You Well My Little Annie Darling* Henson, vocal and guitar. Botto on Billy's Branch, near Manchester, Clay Co., Kentucky. October 11, 1937.
6. Herth Colaire and group: Join This Food Campaign* Colaire with Ursula Landa, Ruthrie Phelbert, Bertina Vigilant, and Boniface Vigilant, vocals. La Plaine, Dominica, June 25, 1962.
7. Cedar Place children: My Gal's A Corker Unidentified among the following: Jack Mearns, Kathleen Mearns, Pat Cushnie, Jennifer Cushnie, Jim Hunter, Willie Hunter, Norma Watt, Tom Watt, Arthur Ronald, Christopher Ronald, and/or Gwen Ronald, vocals. At the home of John Mearns, 5 Cedar Place, Aberdeen, Scotland. July 15, 1951.
8. Alice Gibbs: Jerusalem Cuckoo* Gibbs, lead vocal and (presumably) guitar, with unidentified chorus vocals. Sint Eustatius. 1967.
SIDE 4B 1. Uncle Alec (Eck) Dunford: Memories of the 1940 National Folk Festival / Fisher's Hornpipe* Dunford, vocal and fiddle, with Uncle Charlie Higgins, fiddle. At the Seventh Annual Old Fiddler's Convention, Felts Park, Galax, Virginia. July or August 1941.
2. Duke of Iron and group: Calypso Invasion
Duke of Iron (Cecil Anderson), vocal and cuatro, with Gerald Clark and His Invaders: Clark, leader and guitar; Victor Pacheco, fiddle; Gregory Felix, clarinet; Albert Morris, piano; "Hi" Clark, double bass; Simeon or DeLeon (full names unknown), percussion. "Calypso At Midnight" concert at Town Hall, New York City. December 21, 1946.
3. Waulking group: Mo nighean donn á Còrnaig*
Mrs. Peter MacCormick, Archie MacDonald, Fanny MacIsaac, Mrs. A.J. MacLellan, Catriona A. MacMillan, Effie Monk, Penny Morrison, and Kate Nicholson, vocals. At the Benbecula airport, Balivanich, Benbecula, Scotland. June 24, 1951.
4. Calvin Frazier and Sampson Pittman: This Old World's In A Tangle Frazier, vocal and guitar; Pittman, guitar. Detroit, Michigan. October 15, 1938.
5. Unidentified fishermen: Tammuriata (drum rhythms)* Unidentified vocal, snare drum, side drum, percussion, and jews harp. On the beach at Positano, Campania, Italy. December 1954.
6. Jeannie Robertson: Wi' My Rovin' Eye Robertson, vocal. At a song swap in Lomax's flat, Camden Town, London. November 1, 1953.
7. Bessie Jones: Diamond Joe Jones, vocal. At Lomax's apartment, Greenwich Village, New York City. October 6, 1961.
8. Sid Hemphill and group: So Soon I'll Be At Home Hemphill, vocal and fiddle; Lucius Smith, banjo; Alec Askew, guitar; Will Head, bass drum. At a picnic at the Funky Fives (a.k.a. Po' Whore's Kingdom), near Sledge, Mississippi. August 15, 1942.
SIDE 5A 1. Texas Gladden: Cold Mountains Gladden, vocal. At the home of Preston Smith, Bluefield, Virginia. August 25, 1959.
2. Bob Dylan: Masters of War* Dylan, vocal and guitar. At Lomax's apartment, Greenwich Village, New York City. January 1963.
3. Ray Hicks: Reuben Train* Hicks, vocal and harmonica. Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, North Carolina. September 8 or 9, 1982.
4. Davie Stewart: MacPherson's Rant Stewart, vocal and accordion. At Lomax's flat, Camden Town, London. December 1957.
5. Bukka White: Hundredth Man Blues* White, vocal and guitar; Howlin' Wolf, vocal asides. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island. July 21-24, 1966.
6. Emperor Mackenze: I Wonder Where My Mother Has Gone* Mackenze, vocal. Long Cay, South Andros Island, Bahamas. October 30, 1979.
7. Unidentified street vendor: Coco rico de la Habana (Good coconuts from Havana)* Unidentified man, vocal. At the San Agustín market, Grenada, Andalucía, Spain. September 8, 1952.
SIDE 5B 1. Babsy McQueen and group: Roll Roll Roll and Go McQueen, lead vocal, with mixed group, vocals. La Fortune, Grenada. August 5, 1962.
2. Indian Bottom Association of Old Regular Baptists: The Day Is Past and Gone* Jack Brown, lead vocal, with unidentified congregants, vocals. At Mount Olivet Old Regular Baptist Church, Blackey, Kentucky. September 5, 1959.
3. John Llewellyn Edwards and the Treorchy Male Choir: Cosher Bailey Had An Engine* Edwards, lead vocal, with David John Goodridge, David Harris Jones, Harry Price, Thomas John Price, and William Thomas, vocals. Treorchy, Wales. December 8, 1953.
4. Cecil Augusta: Stop All the Buses Augusta, vocal and guitar. Memphis, Tennessee. September 30, 1959.
5. Troupe of Monsieur Mohamed ben Abderrahmane: Ya Malikna (Oh, Our King)* Tahar ben Larbi, lead vocal, with Abdelkader ben Abderrahmane, Mohamed ben Abderrahmane, Mohamed ben Lakhalifa, and Ahmed Benjilali, bendir, darbaka, nay,
and hand-clapping (precise roles unspecified). At a wedding in Erfoud, Errachidia, Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco. September 17, 1967.
6. Epifanio Capellán and group: Yo Sí La Quería* Capellán, vocal and accordion, with unidentified güira, tambora, and vocals. Dominican Republic. 1967.
7. Raphael Hurtault and group: Di Yo Pa Hele Pou Nou Hurtault, lead vocal, with unidentified men, vocals. La Plaine, Dominica. June 25, 1962.
8. Sophie Loman Wing and group: I'll Be Waiting There* Wing, lead vocal (although it has been argued that Zora Neale Hurston is the foremost lead), with mixed group, vocals. Frederica, St. Simons Island, Georgia. June 1935.
SIDE 6A 1. "22" and group: Early In the Morning "22" (Benny Will Richardson), lead vocal and axe, with "Tangle Eye" (Walter Jackson), "Hard Hat" (Willie Lacey), and "Little Red," vocals and axes. Camp B, Parchman Farm (Mississippi State Penitentiary), Mississippi. November or December 1947.
2. Rev. Olsie Cowan and Spiritual Baptist congregation: Prayer/Doption* Cowan with John D. Smith (Priest), Medford Joshua (Priest), Bennette Baptist (Sexton), Percival Joshua (Treasurer), Florence Cowan (Mother Superior), Mary McSween (Mother Healer), Adris Matisse (Mother Assistant), Emelda Smith (Mother Assistant), Elena Paul (Nurse), and Sister Jacob (Nurse), vocals and hand-clapping. At the home of Louise St. Hill, Syne Village, Trinidad. May 1, 1962.
3. Jean Ritchie: Nottamun Town* Ritchie, vocal. At Alan Lomax's apartment, Greenwich Village, New York City. May 5, 1949.
4. Inez Muñoz and Grupo de Cádiz: Fandango de Comares* Muñoz, vocal and castanets; Antonio de Avila, guitar; unidentified, bandurria. Palma Folk Festival, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. June 23, 1952.
5. Dennis McGee: Two Step de Eunice* McGee, fiddle.
Eunice, Louisiana. August 9, 1983.
6. Belton Sutherland: Blues #2* At the home of Clyde Maxwell, near Canton, Madison Co., Mississippi. September 3, 1978.
7. Mark Anderson: High Force Agricultural Show* Anderson, vocal. Middleton-In-Teesdale, Durham, England. April 20, 1951.
8. Unidentified Amazigh man: Al-Hamdulillah (Thanks Be to God)* Unidentified, vocal. Aguelmouss, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Drâa, Morocco. September 1967.
SIDE 6B 1. Southern Fife & Drum Corps: Little and Low* (NYC 1965) Ed Young, vocal and fife; Lonnie Young, Sr., snare drum; G.D. Young or Lonnie Young, Jr., bass drum. Central Park, New York City. August 1965.
2. Francilia: Mèt Kafou Men Djab-la (Master of the Crossroads, Here Is the Devil) Francilia (surname unknown), vocal. At the Möses compound, Carrefour Dufort, Haiti. April 7-12, 1937.
3. Kitty Gallagher: Keen for a dead child Gallagher, vocal. Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland. February 5, 1951.
4. Fred and Annie Mae McDowell: Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed Fred, vocal and guitar; Annie Mae, vocal. Como, Mississippi. September 25, 1959.
5. Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band: Grace's Favorite* Aggie Whyte, fiddle; Bridie Whyte, fiddle; John Dervan, fiddle; Thomas Rourke, accordion; Martin Grace, accordion; Eddie Moloney, flute; Jack Coughlan, flute. At the railroad hotel, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland. February 1, 1951.
6. Bascom Lamar Lunsford: Free A Little Bird* Lunsford, vocal and banjo. At the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina. July or August 1941.
7. John Strachan: Mormond Braes Strachan, vocal. At the Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh, Edinburgh, Scotland. August 30, 1951.
8. Bright Light Quartet: I'm Tired Shedrick Cain, James Campbell, Arnold Fisher, and Lawrence Hodge, vocals; Robert Beane, guitar. Weems or White Stone, Virginia. April 6, 1960.
9. Dolores Fernández Geijo: Duérmete, niño angelito (Sleep, angel baby)* Geijo, vocal. Val de San Lorenzo, León, Spain. November 3, 1952.
10. Unidentified men: I Bid You Goodnight Unidentified, vocal. Andros Island, Bahamas. August 1935.
*Previously unreleased
†Previously unreleased in its entirety