The Harry Smith Project: The Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited

Released: October 24, 2006 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 826663100419
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Synopsis

In 1952 renowned musicologist, filmmaker and painter, Harry Smith went through his vast collection of blues, old-time country, Cajun, and gospel 78s to compile the groundbreaking Anthology Of American Folk Music box set, which had a profound influence on musicians such as Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin and Bruce Springsteen.

Now, The Harry Smith Project: Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited, a 2-CD/2-DVD box set culled from a series of concerts staged by Hal Willner that took place in 1999 and 2001, pays tribute to Harry Smith and his influential Anthology. Features Beck, Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, Steve Earle, Beth Orton, Lou Reed, Sonic Youth, Richard Thompson, Wilco and others.

Product Information

Discs
4
Production Date
Various

Tracks

Disc Track Track Name
1 1 Old Dog Blue
1 2 Prison Cell Blues
1 3 James Alley Blues
1 4 Frankie
1 5 Last Fair Deal Gone Down
1 6 Sugar Baby
1 7 The Butcher's Boy
1 8 Way Down The Old Plank Road
1 9 The Coo Coo Bird
1 10 My Baby Done Left Me
1 11 John The Revelator
1 12 Oh Death Where Is Thy Sting?
1 13 Dry Bones
1 14 No Depression In Heaven
1 15 K.C. Moan
1 16 When That Great Ship Went Down
2 1 A Lazy Farmer Boy
2 2 Sail Away Lady
2 3 Poor Boy Blues
2 4 Spike Driver Blues
2 5 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
2 6 Ommie Wis Pt. 1 & 2 (What Lewis Did Last…)
2 7 Fatal Flower Garden
2 8 I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground
2 9 Fishing Blues
2 10 He Got Better Things For You
2 11 Harry Goes A Courtin' (The Mowo! Live Hootenanny Throw-Down)
2 12 The House Carpenter
2 13 This Song Of Love
2 14 Shine On Me
2 15 James Alley Blues
2 16 Single Girl, Married Girl
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