Category Archives: Ballads

  1. Summer Interlude


    July 20, 2011 by gadaya

    Dear followers of The Old Weird America, As I’m preparing to embark on my first trip to the USA (remember, …
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  2. A retrospective look at Volume One:Ballads


    September 14, 2009 by gadaya

    Now that i came at the end of the first volume of of the Anthology i want to look back …
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  3. 27 “Got The Farmland Blues” by The Carolina Tar Heels


    July 21, 2009 by gadaya

    The Carolina Tar Heels World (part 2) Here’s more Carolina Tar Heels tracks for you… I already introduced the band …
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  4. 26 “Mississippi Boweavil Blues” by Charley Patton (The Masked Marvel)


    July 6, 2009 by gadaya

    Charley Patton’s World Charley (or Charlie) Patton is considered by many the most important bluesman of all times, the father …
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  5. 25 “Down on Penny’s Farm” by The Bently Boys


    June 17, 2009 by gadaya

    The Bently Boys World/The Penny’s Farm Variations The Bently Boys, from which we know nothing except that they were from …
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  6. 24 “Kassie Jones” by Furry Lewis


    June 11, 2009 by gadaya

    Furry Lewis’s World Walter “Furry” Lewis, born in Greenwood, Mississippi in 1893 was a superb country blues singer and a …
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  7. 23 “Engine 143” by The Carter Family


    May 25, 2009 by gadaya

    The Carter Family’s World (Part 2) Legend says that when A.P. Carter first met Sara, she was singing with the …
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