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Almeda Riddle: Ballads and Hymns from the Ozarks

Almeda Riddle: Ballads and Hymns from the Ozarks (Rounder 0017)

Ballads and Hymns from the Ozarks
Almeda Riddle (1898-1986)

Rounder Records 0017 (LP, USA, 1972)

A capella folk songs from the Ozarks (Heber Springs, Arkansas)

Recorded at Aengus Studios, Fayville, Mass., in May 1972;
Tape editing by Nick Koumoutseas and Mark Wilson;
Cover design and photography by Carole Wilson;
Notes and production by Mark Wilson

Musicians

Almeda Riddle, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Lady Margaret (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337)
  2. Rare Willie Drowned in Yarrow (Roud 206; Child 215; G/D 6:1227)
  3. The Old Churchyard (Roud 3386)
  4. My Old Cottage Home (Roud 3384)
  5. The Merrimac at Sea (Roud 124; Child 289; G/D 1:27)
  6. Rome County (Roud 3387)
  1. How Tedious and Tasteless the Hours (Roud 3385)
  2. The Four Marys (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195)
  3. Peggy of Glasgow (Roud 95; Child 228; G/D 4:850)
  4. The Butcher's Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24)
  5. The Nightingale Song (Roud 140; Laws P14)
  6. A Man of Constant Sorrow (Roud 499)

All tracks trad.