Sonntag, 28. Februar 2021

Women Folk - Iconic Women Of American Folk

This compilation explores pioneers of the first wave of the folk movement in America - women that ignited the modern folk revival and were key influences on modern icons Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Judy Collins and all who followed in their footsteps. Odetta, a true pioneer of the women's movement, was a huge influence on the young Bob Dylan and played a key role in Janis Joplin's development.

Odetta has to be considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th Century. No solo woman performer before Odetta had toured the world singing folk, blues, spirituals and protest songs - ultimately relaying the southern folk experience to a broader audience around the globe. Jean Ritchie is considered the mother of Appalachian folk music and was responsible for exposing her peers to a treasure trove of material passed down from her ancestors that have since become staples of the world-wide folk scene.

Bob Dylan was invited by Carolyn Hester to play harmonica on her first Columbia record which led to Dylan's signing with the label. Barbara Dane raised the bar for all singers when she first burst onto the scene in the early 1950's and a little lady from the Southern Appalachians named Etta Baker set the standard for folk guitarists everywhere.

1. Sail Away Ladies - Odetta
2. Railroad Bill - Etta Baker
3. When I Was a Young Girl - Barbara Dane
4. Bashful Courtship, The - Jean Ritchie
5. Go 'Way From My Window - Carolyn Hester
6. Midnight Special - Odetta
7. Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad - Etta Baker
8. Nine Hundred Miles - Barbara Dane
9. Old Grey Goose Is Dead, The - Jean Ritchie
10. Water Is Wide, The - Carolyn Hester
11. He's Got the Whole World in His Hands - Odetta
12. John Henry - Etta Baker
13. Danville Girl, The - Barbara Dane
14. Blackest Crow, The - Jean Ritchie
15. House of the Rising Sun - Carolyn Hester
16. Take This Hammer - Odetta
17. One Dime Blues - Etta Baker
18. Ramblin' - Barbara Dane
19. Wondrous Love - Jean Ritchie
20. Summertime - Carolyn Hester

(192 kbps, front cover included)

8 Kommentare:

Anonym hat gesagt…

Thank you.

Anonym hat gesagt…

Thanks, great female artists.
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zero hat gesagt…

You are welcome!

Bob Mac hat gesagt…

Thanks for this one.

zero hat gesagt…

Glad you are interested. Best wishes!

Greg hat gesagt…

could you please repost it?

Greg hat gesagt…

Thank you.
Thanks for magnificent blog.

zero hat gesagt…

You are always welcome!

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