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These songs have been part of the fabric of America for a half century or more - and these five volumes of folk ballads recorded by Pete in the '50s and '60s were an integral part of our folk revival. Here are all 139 folk ballads on 5 CDs, each with it's own booklet full of extensive notes; legendary songs and performances abound: John Henry; Clementine; Goodnight Irene; Yankee Doodle; Old Dan Tucker; Hole in the Bucket; This Land Is Your Land; America the Beautiful; Midnight Special; Froggie Went A-Courtin'; Boll Weevil; Erie Canal; Arkansas Traveler, and more!

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1) John Henry [I'm Gonna Die with a Hammer in My Hand] [John Henry Blues]
2) Shenandoah [The Rolling River] [The Wide Missouri]
3) Blue-Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn)
4) Black Girl [In the Pines] [Where Did You Sleep Last Night?] [Little Gi
5) Skip to My Lou
6) Big Rock Candy Mountain
7) Clementine [Darling Clementine] [My Darling Clementine] [Oh My Darling
8) Yankee Doodle
9) Home on the Range
10) John Brown's Body
11) Goodnight Irene [Irene Goodnight]
12) Swing Low Sweet Chariot
13) Oh Susanna
14) Wayfaring Stranger [The Wayfaring Pilgrim] [I'm a Poor Wayfaring Strang
15) Oh Mary Don't You Weep [Mary Don't You Weep]
16) Down in the Valley [Birmingham Jail] [Little Willie] [Bird in a Cage]
17) Wabash Cannon Ball
18) On Top of Old Smoky
19) Frankie and Johnny [Frankie] [Frankie and Albert] [Frankie Baker] [Litt
20) I Ride An Old Paint
21) Wreck of the Old 97
22) Wagoner's Lad [My Horses Ain't Hungry] [Drunken Hiccups] [Lovin' Nancy]
23) Old Dan Tucker
24) I've Been Working on the Railroad [Someone's in the Kitchen with Dinah]
25) Cielito Lindo
26) So Long It's Been Good to Know You (Dusty Old Dust)
27) America the Beautiful
28) This Land Is Your Land
29) Barbara Allen [Barb'ry Ellen] [Barbara Ellen]
30) Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn [A Lazy Farmer Boy] [Lazy Man] [The You
31) Midnight Special
32) House of the Rising Sun [Rising Sun Blues] [Rounder's Luck]
33) Careless Love [Careless Blues] [Loveless Love] [Reckless Love]
34) Oh What a Beautiful City [Twelve Gates to the City]
35) Poor Boy [Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot (Or Feet)?] [Green V
36) Sally Ann [Sandy Land]
37) Riddle Song [I Gave My Love a Cherry] [Captain Walker's Courtship]
38) Go Tell Aunt Rhody [The Old Gray Goose] [The Old Grey Goose Is Dead] [G
39) Water Is Wide [Waly Waly] [The Brisk Young Lover] [Down in the Meadow]
40) Fox [The Fox and His Wife] [The Fox and the Grey Goose] [Old Miss Flipp
41) Keeper and the Doe [The Keeper] [Hey Down Hoe Down]
42) Pretty Polly [The Gosport Tragedy] [The Cruel Ship's Carpenter] [The SH
43) Jesse James [The Death of Jesse James] [The Life and Death of Jesse Jam
44) Stagolee [Stackolee] [Stagger Lee] [Stack Lee]
45) Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair [Black Black Black] [Down B
46) Camptown Races [Gwine to Run All Night]
47) Blow the Man Down
48) Froggie Went a Courtin' [The Frog and Mouse] [The Frog He Would a Wooin
49) I Had a Rooster (Barnyard Song) [The Barnyard Song] [My Little Rooster]
50) Putting on the Style
51) Farmer's Curst Wife [The Farmer's Old Wife] [The Devil and the Farmer's
52) Hard Travelin'
53) Alabama Bound [Don't You Leave Me Here]
54) Wimoweh [The Lion Sleeps Tonight]
55) Dink's Song [Dink's Blues] [Nora's Dove] [Fare Thee Well] [If I Had Wi
56) Gypsy Davy [Raggle-Taggle Gypsies] [The Gypsy Laddie] [Whistling Gypsy]
57) Deep Blue Sea
58) New River Train [Darlin'] [I'll Be on That New Road Someday] [Green Riv
59) St. James Hospital [The Unfortunate Rake] [Gambler's Blues] [Streets O
60) E-Ri-E Canal [Erie Canal] [The E-Ri-E Was Rising] [The Canal Boat Song]
61) St. Louis Blues
62) Boll Weevil [Boll Weevil Song] [Boll Weevil Blues] [Mississippi Boweavi
63) Girl I Left Behind [Brighton Camp] [Regimental Song of the 7th Infantry
64) When I First Came to This Land
65) Titanic [When That Great Ship Went Down] [The Sinking of the Titanic] [
66) El-A-Noy [Illinois] [The Plains of Illinois] [The State of Illinois] [S
67) Lady of Carlysle [In Carlysle There Lived a Lady] [The Bold Lieutenant]
68) My Good Man [My Good Old Man] [Three Nights Drunk] [Four Nights Drunk]
69) Golden Vanity [The Lowlands Low] [The Lonesome Sea Ballad] [The Sweet T
70) Ain't It a Shame [Ain't Dat a Shame] [Bill Bailey Ain't That a Shame]
71) Swanee River [Way Down Upon the Swanee River] [Old Folks at Home]
72) Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child [Motherless Child]
73) Boys from County Mayo [Shamrock]
74) No Irish Need Apply
75) Paddy Works on the Railroad [Fillimeeooreay] [Pat Works on the Railway]
76) Arkansas Traveler [Arkansaw Traveler] [The Original Arkansas Traveler]
77) When I Was Single [When I Was Single My Pockets Would Jingle] [I Wish
78) Wond'rous Love
79) Ground Hog [Groun' Hog] [Old Ground Hog] [Road Hog]
80) Old Blue [Go on Blue] [Old Dog Blue]
81) She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
82) Erie Canal [My Gal Sal] [Low Bridge] [Everybody Down] [Fifteen Miles on
83) Banks of the Ohio [The Banks of the O. B. D.] [Down Beside the Ohio] [D
84) You Are My Sunshine
85) Hallelujah I'm a Bum [Hallelujah Bum Again] [Hallelujah on the Bum]
86) Foggy Dew [The Foggy Foggy Dew] [The Bugaboo]
87) Molly Malone [In Dublin's Fair City] [Cockles and Mussels]
88) Old Maid's Song [Take Me Out of Pity] [Don't Let Me Die An Old Maid] [T
89) Oh How He Lied [The Deceiver] [He Told Her He Loved Her] [The Villain
90) Where the Old Allegheny and the Monongahela Flow
91) Leatherwing Bat [The Bird Song] [The Birds' Courting Song] [The Birds'
92) Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier [Shule Aroon] [Shule Agrah] [Buttermilk H
93) Farther Along
94) Go Down Moses
95) All My Trials
96) Monsieur Banjo [Michie Banjo] [Mister Banjo] [Mister Banjo - Look at TH
97) No More Auction Block [Many Thousand Go]
98) Hole in the Bucket [The Bucket Song] [Jug Hot en Loch Der] [Leiwer Hei
99) What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor [The Drunken Sailor] (Early in
100) Army Life [Gee But I Want to Go Home] [I Don't Want No More Army]
101) Blue Mountain Lake [The Bells of Long Lake] [Come All Ye Good Fellers]
102) Lady Margaret [Lady Margaret and Sweet William] [Fair Margaret and Swee
103) John Hardy [Johnny Hard] [John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man] [Johnn
104) Johnson [The Three Butchers] [The Two Butchers] [Young Butcher Boy]
105) John Riley [Pretty Fair Maid] [The Broken Token] [As I Walked Out Some
106) Washer Lad [Four Pence a Day]
107) Talking Blues [The Original Talking Blues]
108) Lolly Too Dum [The Fit Comes on Me Now] [I Must and I Will Get Married
109) T. B. Blues
110) Summertime [Summertime An' the Livin' Is Easy]
111) Trail to Mexico [Following the Cow Trail]
112) Red River Valley
113) Old Joe Clark [Joe Clarke] [Ole Joe Clark] [Round and Round]
114) St. James Infirmary [The Unfortunate Rake] [ST. James Hospital] [Gamble
115) Green County Bachelor [Starving to Death on My Government Claim] [Lane
116) Ox Driver's Song [Ox Driving Song-Pop My Whip]
117) Buffalo Gals
118) Joe Bowers [The Disappointment of Joe Bowers] [When I Struck Muskoka]
119) Texian Boys
120) My Sweetheart Is a Mule in the Mines
121) Johnny Gray [Peter Gray] [Ballad of Peter Gray] [Blow Ye Winds of Morni
122) Cowboy Yodel
123) Sioux Indians
124) Ida Red
125) Holler
126) Cumberland Gap
127) Wake Up Jacob [Cowboy's Gettin'-Up Holler] [Morning Grub Holler]
128) Sweet Betsy from Pike [Betsy from Pike]
129) Buffalo Skinners [The Buffalo Range] [The Range of the Buffalo] [Boggy
130) Whiskey Rye Whiskey [Jack O'Diamonds] [Clinch Mountain]
131) Stewball [Skewball] [Molly and Tenbrooks] [Stuball]
132) Whoopie Ti-Yi-Yo Get Along Little Dogies [Git Along Little Dogies]
133) Strawberry Roan
134) Jay Gould's Daughter [Kassie Jones]
135) Play-Party
136) I Never Will Marry [The Damsel's Lament] [Down By the Sea-Shore] [One D
137) Riflemen of Bennington [The Bennington Riflemen]
138) Kingdom Coming (Year of Jubilo) [The Year of Jubilo] [Jubilo] [Lincoln'
139) Cumberland Mountain Bear Chase [Bear Hunt] [Bear Chase]

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