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Lead Belly
The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

Lead Belly - The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, featuring 5 CDs with 108 tracks (16 previously unreleased) and a large-format book, is the first career-spanning box set dedicated to the American music icon.

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FEATURED TRACK

"I’m So Glad, I Done Got Over*"

TRACK LISTING

  1. DISC ONE:
  2. 1. Irene (Goodnight Irene)
  3. 2. The Bourgeois Blues
  4. 3. Fannin Street (Mister Tom Hughes Town)
  5. 4. The Midnight Special
  6. 5. John Henry
  7. 6. Black Girl (Where Did You Sleep Last Night)
  8. 7. Pick A Bale Of Cotton
  9. 8. Take This Hammer
  10. 9. Cotton Fields
  11. 10. Old Riley
  12. 11. Rock Island Line
  13. 12. The Gallis Pole
  14. 13. Ha-Ha This A Way
  15. 14. Sukey Jump
  16. 15. Boll Weevil
  17. 16. Scottsboro Boys
  18. 17. Governor O.K. Allen
  19. 18. Governor Pat Neff
  20. 19. There’s A Man Going Around Taking Names
  21. 20. On A Monday
  22. 21. You Can’t Lose Me, Cholly
  23. 22. Keep Your Hands Off Her
  24. 23. We Shall Be Free
  25. DISC TWO:
  26. 1. Alabama Bound
  27. 2. Almost Day
  28. 3. Fiddler’s Dram
  29. 4. Green Corn
  30. 5. Sally Walker
  31. 6. Bring Me A Little Water, Silvy
  32. 7. Julie Ann Johnson
  33. 8. Linin’ Track
  34. 9. Whoa, Back, Buck
  35. 10. Shorty George
  36. 11. Ham And Eggs*
  37. 12. Moanin’
  38. 13. Out On The Western Plain
  39. 14. Noted Rider
  40. 15. Meeting At The Building
  41. 16. Good, Good, Good (Talking, Preaching)/We Shall Walk Through The Valley
  42. 17. Ain’t You Glad (The Blood Done Signed My Name)
  43. 18. I’m So Glad, I Done Got Over*
  44. 19. The Hindenburg Disaster
  45. 20. Ella Speed
  46. 21. Haul Away Joe
  47. 22. Old Man
  48. 23. Sweet Jenny Lee
  49. 24. Jean Harlow
  50. 25. Laura
  51. 26. Queen Mary
  52. DISC THREE:
  53. 1. Good Morning Blues
  54. 2. Sail On, Little Girl
  55. 3. Easy Rider
  56. 4. Poor Howard
  57. 5. Duncan And Brady
  58. 6. How Long, How Long
  59. 7. T.B. Blues
  60. 8. Jim Crow Blues
  61. 9. Pigmeat
  62. 10. John Hardy
  63. 11. Outskirts Of Town
  64. 12. 4, 5, And 9
  65. 13. In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
  66. 14. Red Cross Store Blues
  67. 15. Diggin’ My Potatoes
  68. 16. Blind Lemon
  69. 17. When A Man’s A Long Way From Home
  70. 18. Alberta
  71. 19. Excerpt From “The Lonesome Train”
  72. 20. National Defense Blues
  73. 21. Hitler Song (Mr. Hitler)
  74. 22. Big Fat Woman
  75. 23. Been So Long (Bellevue Hospital Blues)**
  76. DISC FOUR:
  77. 1. WNYC - Folk Songs Of America - Lead Belly*
  78. a. Grey Goose
  79. b. Boll Weevil
  80. c. Yellow Gal
  81. d. Ha-Ha This A Way
  82. e. Leaving Blues
  83. f. Irene (Outro)
  84. 2. WNYC - Folk Songs Of America - Lead Belly And The Oleander Quartet*
  85. a. Almost Day
  86. b. Blues In My Kitchen, Blues In My Dining Room
  87. c. I Went Up On The Mountain
  88. d. Good Morning Blues
  89. e. Baby, Don’t You Love Me No More
  90. f. T.B. Blues
  91. g. Irene (Outro)
  92. 3. If It Wasn’t For Dicky*
  93. 4. What’s You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire (With Anne Graham)*
  94. 5. Rock Me (Hide Me In Thy Bosom) (With Anne Graham)*
  95. 6. Packin’ Trunk Blues*
  96. 7. Leaving Blues
  97. 8. How Come You Do Me Like You Do?*
  98. 9. One Dime Blues*
  99. 10. I’m Going To Buy You A Brand New Ford**
  100. 11. Jail-House Blues
  101. 12. Shout On
  102. 13. Come And Sit Down Beside Me
  103. 14. Red River*
  104. DISC FIVE - LAST SESSIONS:
  105. 1. Yes, I Was Standing In The Bottom
  106. 2. Ain’t Going Down To The Well No More (Version 2)
  107. 3. Everytime I Go Out**
  108. 4. Go Down, Old Hannah
  109. 5. Black Betty
  110. 6. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out (With Bessie Smith)*
  111. 7. Stewball
  112. 8. Ain’t It A Shame To Go Fishin’ On A Sunday
  113. 9. Relax Your Mind
  114. 10. Princess Elizabeth**
  115. 11. Silver City Bound
  116. 12. The Titanic
  117. 13. House Of The Rising Sun
  118. 14. It’s Tight Like That
  119. 15. Diggin’ My Potatoes
  120. 16. Springtime In The Rockies
  121. 17. Backwater Blues
  122. 18. Didn’t Old John Cross The Water
  123. 19. De Kalb Blues
  124. 20. They Hung Him On The Cross (Version 1)
  125. 21. They Hung Him On The Cross (Version 2)
  126. 22. In The World
  127. *Previously Unreleased
  128. **Previously Unreleased Original Song