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Jean Ritchie Singing the Traditional Songs of Her Traditional Kentucky Mountain Family

Jean Ritchie Singing the Traditional Songs of Her Traditional Kentucky Mountain Family (Elektra EKLP-2)

Singing the Traditional Songs of Her Traditional Kentucky Mountain Family
Jean Ritchie

Elektra EKLP-2 (10" LP, USA, 1952)

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Produced and supervised by Jac Holzman;
Liner notes by Edward Tatnall Canby;
Cover by George Pickow

Musicians

Jean Ritchie: vocals, dulcimer

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. O Love Is Teasin' (Roud 1049) (1.49)
  2. Jubilee (Roud 7403) (2.15)
  3. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103) (2.17)
  4. A Short Life of Trouble (Roud 3418) (1.03)
  5. One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (1.59)
  6. One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (version 2) (1.37)
  7. Old Virginny (Roud 3396) (2.49)
  8. Skin and Bones (Roud 501) (1.27)
  1. The Little Devils (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.00)
  2. My Boy Willie (Roud 326) (1.27)
  3. Hush Little Baby (Roud 470) (1.02)
  4. Gypsum Davy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (1.57)
  5. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (2.58)
  6. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (version 2) (1.52)
  7. Little Cory (Roud 5723) (1.39)
  8. Keep Your Garden Clean (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (1.28)

> Folk Music > Records > Jean Ritchie: Kentucky Mountain Songs

Jean Ritchie: Kentucky Mountain Songs

Jean Ritchie: Kentucky Mountain Songs (Elektra EKL-25)

Kentucky Mountain Songs
Jean Ritchie

Elektra EKL-25 (10" LP, USA, 1954)

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Produced and supervised by Jac Holzman;
Liner notes by Jean Ritchie;
Photography by George Pickow

Musicians

Jean Ritchie: vocals, dulcimer

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cedar Swamp (Roud 7408) (1.19)
  2. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044) (2.31)
  3. The Hangman Song (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (1.41)
  4. O Sister Phoebe (Roud 4507) (1.08)
  5. False Sir John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.02)
  6. Dulcimer Pieces: Shady Grove / Old King Cole / Skip to My Lou (1.47)
  1. Bachelor's Hall (Roud 385) (1.14)
  2. The Girl I Left Behind (Roud 262; Laws P1; G/D 5:1059; Henry H188)
  3. Jemmy Taylor-O (Roud 736) (0.59)
  4. Killy Kranky (Roud 2572) (1.04)
  5. Lonesome Dove (Roud 3637?)
  6. The Old Woman and the Pig (Roud 746) (2.09)
  7. The Little Sparrow (Roud 451)
  8. Goin' to Boston (Roud 3595) (1.35)

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Jean Ritchie: Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie: Jean Ritchie (Elektra EKL-125)

Jean Ritchie
Jean Ritchie

Elektra EKL-125 (LP, USA, 1957)

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Musicians

Jean Ritchie: vocals, dulcimer

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cedar Swamp (Roud 7408) (1.19)
  2. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044) (2.31)
  3. The Hangman Song (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (1.41)
  4. O Sister Phoebe (Roud 4507) (1.08)
  5. False Sir John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.02)
  6. O Love Is Teasin' (Roud 1049) (1.48)
  7. Old Virginny (Roud 3396) (2.49)
  8. Skin and Bones (Roud 501) (1.27)
  9. Dulcimer Pieces: Shady Grove / Old King Cole / Skip to My Lou (1.47)
  1. Bachelor's Hall (Roud 385) (1.14)
  2. The Little Devils (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.00)
  3. Killy Kranky (Roud 2572) (1.04)
  4. Jemmy Taylor-O (Roud 736) (0.59)
  5. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (2.58)
  6. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (version 2) (1.52)
  7. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103) (2.17)
  8. The Old Woman and the Pig (Roud 746) (2.09)
  9. The Little Sparrow (Roud 451)
  10. Goin' to Boston (Roud 3595) (1.35)

Tracks 6-8, 11, 14-16 are from Jean Ritchie Singing the Traditional Songs of Her Traditional Kentucky Mountain Family (Elektra EKLP-2, 1952);
Tracks 1-5, 9-10, 12-13, 17-19 are from Kentucky Mountain Songs (Elektra EKL-25, 1954)

> Folk Music > Records > Jean Ritchie: A Time for Singing

Jean Ritchie: A Time for Singing

Jean Ritchie: A Time for Singing (Warner WS 1592)

A Time for Singing
Jean Ritchie

Warner Bros. Records WS 1592 (LP, USA, 1965)

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Produced by Dick Weissman;
Liner notes by Jean Ritchie;
Photography by George Pickow

Musicians

Jean Ritchie: vocals, dulcimer

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. One More Mile (3.00)
  2. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044) (2.40)
  3. Golden Ring Around Susan Girl (Roud 7405) (1.37)
  4. Let the Sun Shine Down on Me (2.24)
  5. The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore (Roud 29665) (3.14)
  6. The Cruel Sea (2.34)
  1. Movin' On Down the River (Roud 22363) (2.23)
  2. With Kitty I'll Go (Roud 3052) (2.13)
  3. One I Love (Roud 3612) (3.01)
  4. Wild Horses (1.42)
  5. Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies (Roud 451) (2.20)
  6. Blue Diamond Mines (4.16)

Tracks 1, 4-5, 10, 12 Than Hall (Jean Ritchie);
Tracks 2, 9 adapted and arr. Jean Ritchie;
Tracks 3, 6, 8, 11 arr. Jean Ritchie;
Track 7 Jean Ritchie

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Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians

Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians

Jean Ritchie,
Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians
(first edition) New York: Oak Publications, 1965
(second edition) Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1997
ISBN 978-0-8131-0927-5

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Songs

The songs are referenced by page numbers.

  1. The Swapping Song (Roud 469; G/D 8:1696; Henry H732; TYG 58)
  2. False Sir John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163)
  3. Killy Kranky (Roud 2572)
  4. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044)
  5. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13; TYG 35)
  6. London Bridge (Roud 502; G/D 8:1566; Henry H48h)
  7. Sister Phoebe (Roud 4507)
  8. Dear Companion (Roud 411)
  9. Jubilee (Roud 7403)
  10. Sweet William and Lady Margaret (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337)
  11. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479)
  12. Old Betty Larkin (Roud 7404)
  13. Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232)
  14. Fair and Tender Ladies (Roud 451)
  15. Goin' to Boston (Roud 3595)
  16. Skin and Bones (Roud 501)
  17. The Old Woman and the Pig (Roud 746)
  18. The Turkish Lady (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470)
  19. Oh Love Is Teasin' (Roud 1049)
  20. The Little Devils (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320)
  21. What'll I Do With the Baby-0? (Roud 826)
  22. The Hangman Song (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248)
  23. There Was a Pig Went Out to Dig (Roud 1369)
  24. Golden Ring Around Susan Girl (Roud 7405)
  25. The Lyttle Musgrave (Roud 52; Child 81)
  26. Down Came an Angel (Roud 1122)
  27. Among the Little White Daisies (Roud 7401)
  28. Bachelor's Hall (Roud 385)
  29. Carol of the Cherry Tree (Roud 453; Child 54; G/D 2:327)
  30. Shady Grove (Roud 4456)
  31. God Bless the Moonshiners (Roud 4301)
  32. Little Cory (Roud 5723)
  33. See the Waters A-Gliding (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34)
  34. The Holly Bears a Berry (Roud 514)
  35. I Saw Three Ships (Roud 700)
  36. Father Get Ready (Roud 7406)
  37. Amazing Grace (Roud 5430)
  38. The Day Is Past and Gone (Roud 5718)
  39. I've Got a Mother Gone to Glory (Roud 4213)
  40. Guide Me, Oh Thou Great Jehovah (Roud 7103)
  41. Twilight A-Stealing (Roud 5745)
  42. Lord Randal (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814)
  43. Two Dukes A-Roving (Roud 730)
  44. The May Day Carol (Roud 305)
  45. Darby Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645; TYG 59)
  46. Little Bitty Baby (Children Go Where I Send Thee) (Roud 133)
  47. Brightest and Best (Roud 5743)
  48. Keep Your Garden Clean (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180)
  49. Bow Your Bend to Me (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  50. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78)
  51. The Flower Carol
  52. Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212)
  53. The Old Soap-Gourd (Roud 7387)
  54. Joe Bowers (Roud 2806; Laws B14)
  55. Love Somebody, Yes I Do (Roud 7407)
  56. Old Virginny (Roud 3396)
  57. The Death of Cock Robin (Roud 494)
  58. Bandyrowe (Roud 7402)
  59. Pretty Saro (Roud 417)
  60. The Miracle of Usher's Well (Roud 196; Child 79)
  61. Gentle Fair Jenny (Roud 117; Child 277; G/D 7:1282)
  62. I Wonder When I Shall Be Married (Roud 818; G/D 7:1381)
  63. Over the River Charlie (Roud 729; G/D 1:135)
  64. Barbry Ellen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  65. Lonesome Sea (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  66. Cedar Swamp (Roud 7408)
  67. Hiram Hubbard (Roud 2208; Laws A20)
  68. Fair Annie of the Lochroyan (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226)
  69. The Gypsy Laddie (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  70. Old King Cole (Roud 735)
  71. Somebody (Roud 761)
  72. Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562)
  73. My Little Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332)
  74. Bangum Rid by the Riverside (Roud 29; Child 18)
  75. Cambridgeshire May Song (Roud 305)
  76. Mama Told Me (Roud 362; G/D 4:815)
  77. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103)
  78. Lovin' Henry (Roud 47; Child 68)
  79. The Reckless and Rambling Boy (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260)
  80. Her Mantle So Green (Roud 714; Laws N38; G/D 5:1033; Henry H76)
  81. Loving Hannah (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H615, H625)

> Folk Music > Records > Jean Ritchie: Clear Waters Remembered

Jean Ritchie: Clear Waters Remembered

Jean Ritchie: Clear Waters Remembered (Sire SES 97014)

Clear Waters Remembered
Jean Ritchie

Sire Records SES 97014 (LP, USA, 1971)
Transatlantic XTRA 1123 (LP, UK, 1971)
Geordie Music GEORDIE 101 (LP, USA, 1974)

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Musicians

Jean Ritchie: vocals, dulcimer [2-5], guitar [7];
Dick Weisman: banjo [1, 4-6, 11, 14], guitar [2];
Russ Savakus: bass [1, 11, 14];
Eric Weisberg: fiddle [1, 8-9, 11, 14];
Happy Traum: guitar [1-2, 4-5 ,11, 14], banjo [3];
Peter Pickow: guitar [7, 12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Pretty Nancy (3.42)
  2. Young Man Who Wouldn't Raise Corn (Roud 438; Laws H13) (1.44)
  3. Johnny Collins (Roud 147; Child 42, 85) (2.43)
  4. Shoemaker's Song (Roud 11324) (1.32)
  5. See the Waters A-Gliding (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (5.15)
  6. Morning Come, Maria Gone (Roud 3625) (2.51)
  7. Black Waters (3.45)
  1. Over the River to Feed My Sheep (Roud 729; G/D 1:135) (1.19)
  2. Jenny Put the Kettle On (Roud 7899) (0.45)
  3. God Bless the Moon (Roud 19690) (0.55)
  4. Bird in the Cage (Roud 4288) (2.42)
  5. Blue Diamond Mines (4.20)
  6. West Virginia Mine Disaster (2.45)
  7. Last Old Train's A-Leaving (3.43)

The sleeve notes claim that all tracks were written by Jean Ritchie

> Folk Music > Records > Jean Ritchie: Mountain Hearth & Home

Jean Ritchie: Mountain Hearth & Home

Jean Ritchie: Mountain Hearth & Home (Rhino Handmade RHM2 7867)

Mountain Hearth & Home
Jean Sings the Songs of Her Kentucky Mountain Family
Jean Ritchie

Rhino Handmade RHM2 7867 (CD, USA, 2004)

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Compilation produced by Jac Holzman;
Compilation production associate: Lori Nafshun;
Tape research and mastering supervision by Bill Inglot;
Remastered by Dan Hersch and Bill Inglot;
Artwork by Greg Allen

Musicians

Jean Ritchie: vocals, dulcimer

Tracks

  1. O Love Is Teasin' (Roud 1049) (1.48)
  2. Jubilee (Roud 7403) (2.13)
  3. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103) (2.18)
  4. A Short Life of Trouble (Roud 3418) (1.01)
  5. One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (1.58)
  6. One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14; TYG 34) (version 2) (1.38)
  7. Old Virginny (2.38)
  8. Skin and Bones (Roud 501) (1.09)
  9. My Boy Billie (Roud 326) (1.27)
  10. Hush Little Baby (Roud 470) (1.01)
  11. Gypsum Davy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (1.58)
  12. The Cuckoo (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479) (2.26)
  13. O Johnnie's on the Water (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H615, H625) (1.34)
  14. Little Cory (Roud 5723) (1.37)
  15. Keep Your Garden Clean (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (1.24)
  16. Cedar Swamp (Roud 7408) (1.19)
  17. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044) (2.31)
  18. The Hangman Song (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (1.41)
  19. O Sister Phoebe (Roud 4507) (1.08)
  20. False Sir John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (4.02)
  21. Dulcimer Pieces: Shady Grove / Old King Cole / Skip to My Lou (1.47)
  22. Bachelor's Hall (Roud 385) (1.14)
  23. The Little Devils (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (1.45)
  24. Killy Kranky (Roud 2572) (1.04)
  25. Jemmy Taylor-O (Roud 736) (0.59)
  26. The Old Woman and the Pig (Roud 746) (2.09)
  27. Goin' to Boston (Roud 3595) (1.35)
  28. One More Mile (3.00)
  29. Golden Ring Around Susan Girl (Roud 7405) (1.37)
  30. Let the Sun Shine Down on Me (2.24)
  31. The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore (Roud 29665) (3.14)
  32. Movin' On Down the River (Roud 22363) (2.23)
  33. With Kitty I'll Go (Roud 3052) (2.13)
  34. One I Love (Roud 3612) (3.01)
  35. Wild Horses (1.42)
  36. Blue Diamond Mines (4.16)
  37. Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies (Roud 451) (2.20)

All tracks written and/or arranged by Jean Ritchie except
Track 28, 30-31, 35-36 Than Hall (Jean Ritchie)

Tracks 1-2, 4-6, 9-12, 14-15 from Jean Ritchie Singing the Traditional Songs of Her Traditional Kentucky Mountain Family (Elektra EKLP-2, 1952);
Tracks 3, 7-8, 1, 16-28 from Kentucky Mountain Songs (Elektra EKL-25, 1954);
Tracks 28-37 from A Time for Singing (Warner WS 1592, 1965)

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Other records with Jean Ritchie

Various Artists, A Place to Be: Fox Hollow Festival 10th Anniversary Album, LP, Biograph BLP 12051, 1975

Various Artists, You Got Magic: Fox Hollow Festival 10th Anniversary Album, LP, Biograph BLP 12052, 1975

Margaret Barry, I Sang Through the Fairs, CD, Rounder 11661-1774-21998 2001

Roger McGuinn, Treasures from the Folk Den, CD, Appleseed APR CD 1046, 2001

Various Artists, Song Links 2: A Celebration of English Traditional Songs and Their American Variants, 2 CD, Fellside FECD190D, 2005

Midwinter (Free Reed FRQCD30) Various Artists, Midwinter, 4 CD, Free Reed FRQCD 30, 2006