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Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music http://folkden.com

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Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music http://folkden.com

    Down On Penny’s Farm

    Down On Penny’s Farm

    Mp3: Down On Penny’s Farm – Click To Play Got this from the Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music. This song feels appropriate because farmers are having a real tough time making a living these days. Lyrics: [G] Come you ladies and you gentlemen and listen to my song I’ll sing it to you … Continue reading "Down On Penny’s Farm"

    Well Well Well

    Well Well Well

    Mp3: Well Well Well – Click To Play “Well Well Well” is an old gospel song that was revived by the folk community in the early 1960s and performed by many artists including Bob Gibson and Bob Camp, Peter Paul and Mary and the Seekers. Lyrics: [Em] Well well well who’s that a-calling Well well … Continue reading "Well Well Well"

    Midnight Special

    Midnight Special

    Mp3: Midnight Special – Click To Play Prison legend had it that if you were touched by the light of the Midnight Special train, you were bound to be freed from prison. “Midnight Special” was recorded by Lead Belly but had been around for at least twenty years before his version became popular. Lyrics: “The … Continue reading "Midnight Special"

    Aweigh Santi Anno

    Aweigh Santi Anno

    How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Aweigh Santi Anno – Click To Play Aweigh Santi Anno. The song is listed as number 207 in the Roud Folk Song Index. The theme of the shantey, which dates from at least the 1850s, may have been inspired by topical events in the news related to conflicts … Continue reading "Aweigh Santi Anno"

    Billy Boy

    Billy Boy

    How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Billy Boy – Click To Play The terms “Hillbilly” and “Red Neck” both originated during the Battle of the Boyne. England’s Dutch born King William III was known to his Protestant Irish followers as “Billy Boy” and his followers were called “Hill billys” and “Red Necks.” There’s a … Continue reading "Billy Boy"

    Road Through The Woods

    Road Through The Woods

    How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Road Through The Woods – Click To Play This is a famous poem by Rudyard Kipling set to a traditional folk tune. The arrangement is new in the style of the Byrds with rolling Rickenbacker backing and lead 12-string guitars. Lyrics: [E] They shut the [B7] road through … Continue reading "Road Through The Woods"

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