Category Archives: Songs

  1. 60 “I Woke Up One Morning In May“ by Didier Hébert


    January 10, 2012 by gadaya

    Didier Hébert (misspelled Herbert on the recording and on the Anthology) was a blind guitarist from Louisiana who accompanied the …
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  2. 59 “Minglewood Blues” by Cannon’s Jug Stompers


    December 11, 2011 by gadaya

    Gus Cannon’s World Gus Cannon, the leader of Cannon’ Jug Stompers, was a great musician and character, a central figure …
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  3. 58 “East Virginia” by Buell Kazee


    November 9, 2011 by gadaya

    “East Virginia”, like “The Cuckoo”, is a perennial folk song with complex roots. Some of the verses can be traced …
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  4. 57 “The Coo Coo Bird” by Clarence Ashley


    October 17, 2011 by gadaya

    We are now entering the third volume of the Anthology, the one called “Songs”. Folk songs can take different forms …
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