Anthologies   •   Greatest Folksingers Of The 'Sixties

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  • Greatest Folksingers Of The 'Sixties
    • 1972 - Vanguard VSD 17/18 LP [x2] (USA)
  • Side One — Great Artists from the Vanguard Folk Catalogue
    1. You Were on My Mind (Fricker, Tyson) — Ian and Sylvia
    2. Now that the Buffalo's Gone (Buffy Sainte-Marie) — Buffy Sainte-Marie
      • w/Art Davis, bass, Musical supervision by Elmer Jared Gordon
    3. Walk Right In (Darling, Svanoe, Cannon, Woods) — The Rooftop Singers
    4. East Virginia (P.D.) — Joan Baez
    5. Old Blue (Cisco Houston) — Cisco Houston
    6. I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag (Joe McDonald) — Country Joe and the Fish
      • Produced by Samuel Charters
    7. John Henry (Arr. Adpt. Odetta Felious Gordon) — Odetta
    8. Pack Up Your Sorrows (Pauline Marden & R. Fariña) — Richard and Mimi Fariña
  • Side Two — Great Artists from the Vanguard Folk Catalogue
    1. There but for Fortune (Phil Ochs) — Phil Ochs
    2. Violets of the Dawn (Eric Andersen) — Eric Andersen
      • w/Debbie Green: 2nd Guitar
    3. Sitting on Top of the World (Lonnie Carter and Walter Jacobs) — Doc Watson
    4. Travelling Riverside (Robert Johnson, P.D.) — John Hammond
      • w/Billy Butler, James Spruill, John Hammond: electric guitar, Jimmy Lewis: Fender electric bass, Bobby Donaldson: drums, John Hammond: harmonica
    5. House of the Rising Sun (P.D.) — Jack Elliott
    6. Crazy Words — Crazy Tune (Ager-Yellen) — Jim Kweskin and the Jug Band
    7. Candy Man (John Hurt) — Mississippi John Hurt
      • Production supervised by Patrick Sky
    8. Erie Canal The Weavers
  • Side Three — Highlights of the Newport Folk Festivals
    1. Greenland Whale Fisheries (P.D.) — Judy Collins & Theodore Bikel
    2. Well, Well, Well (P.D.) — Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp
      • w/Bob Gibson: banjo, Dick Rosmini: guitar, Herb Brown: bass
    3. Rambling Boy (Tom Paxton) — Tom Paxton
    4. La Bamba (Trad.) — Jose Feliciano
    5. Virgin Mary Had One Son (Traditional) — Joan Baez & Bob Gibson
      • Accompaniment by Bob Gibson: guitar, Bill Lee: bass
    6. Salty Dog Blues (W. & Z. Morris) — Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
      • w/the Foggy Mountain Boys (Curly Sechler: mandolin, Paul Warren: fiddle, Uncle Josh: dobro guitar, Cousin Jake: bass fiddle)
    7. Blowin' In the Wind (Bob Dylan) — Bob Dylan (and Friends)
  • Side Four — Highlights of the Newport Folk Festivals
    1. I Wish I Had Answered — The Staple Singers
    2. The Ballad of Springhill Peggy Seeger & Ewan Mac Coll
      • w/Peggy Seeger: banjo
    3. Mellow Down Easy (Willie Dixon) — Paul Butterfield Blues Band
    4. I Got It (P.D.) — Chambers Brothers
    5. The Whistling Gypsy Tommy Makem
    6. Roll in my Sweet Baby's Arms The New Lost City Ramblers
    7. Paper of Pins Oscar Brand & Jean Ritchie
    8. East Virginia Blues (P.D.) — Pete Seeger

  • Credits
    • Produced by Maynard Solomon, except as otherwise noted
    • Design: Jules Halfant
    • Painting: Eric von Schmidt
    • Photography: David Gahr