Constant Sorrow: Gems From The Elektra Vaults 1956-1962

Artist: Various Artists
Format: 2CD
Bar-code: 5060255182529
Cat No: DAY2CD252

£5.99

Started by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt in New York in 1950, Elektra became one of the greatest and most influential independent record labels of the twentieth century, and would become a cornerstone of the early-Sixties folk revival. Including the likes of Judy Collins and Glenn Yarbrough, this double CD charts Elektra’s beginnings and its significant contribution to making folk the cultural force it became and remains to this day.

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CD 1

1. Maid Of Constant Sorrow – Judy Collins
2. Jesse James – Jack Elliott
3. Nine Inch Will Please A Lady – Paul Clayton
4. Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot – Lee Charles
5. Midnight Special – Josh White
6. Greensleeves – Cynthia Gooding
7. Wreck Of The Old Ninety-Seven – Oscar Brand With The Roger Wilco Four
8. Rich Old Lady – Peggy Seeger
9. Mary What You Call That Pretty Little Baby – Dave Van Ronk
10. Take My True Love By The Hand – The Limeliters
11. Gilgarry Mountain (Darlin’ Sportin’ Jenny) – Bob Gibson
12. Hangman – Jean Ritchie
13. Where Does It Lead – Theodore Bikel & Cynthia Gooding
14. This Land Is Your Land – Glenn Yarbrough
15. Day We Went Tae Rothesay – Jean Redpath
16. Banks Of The Ohio – Ed McCurdy
17. Wild Mountain Thyme – Judy Collins
18. As I Roved Out – Theodore Bikel & Cynthia Gooding
19. The Butcher And the Tailor’s Wife – Paul Clayton
20. Old Blue – Bob Gibson & Bob Camp
21. Banks Of The Virgie-o – Tom Kines
22. Whiskey-O, Johnny-O – Milt Okum & The Seafarer’s Chorus
23. Yellow Rose Of Texas – George Pegram
24. Josie – Ed McCurdy
25. Gotta Travel On – The Travelers 3

CD 2

1. Hammer Song – The Limeliters
2. All My Sorrows – Glenn Yarbrough
3. Stay Away From The Girls – Paul Clayton
4. Froggie Went A-Courting – Ellen Stekert
5. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out – Dave Van Ronk
6. St. James Infirmary – Josh White
7. John Riley – Judy Collins
8. Merchant And The Fiddler’s Wife – Ed McCurdy
9. All My trials – Cynthia Gooding
10. Lomir Zich Iberbeten – Theodore Bikel
11. Pretty Boy Floyd – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
12. John Henry – Bob Gibson
13. Nicky Tams – Jean Redpath
14. Hangin’ Johnny – Milt Okum & The Seafarer’s Chorus
15. The Poor Co-Pilot – Oscar Brand With The Roger Wilco Four
16. Dulcimer Medley: Shady Grove / Old King Cole / Skip to My Lou – Jean Ritchie
17. The Jolly Miller – Ed McCurdy
18. I Know Where I’m Going – Judy Collins
19. There Was An Oul’ Woman In Our Town – Tom Kines
20. Well, Well, Well – The Travelers 3
21. Love Henry – Peggy Seeger
22. John Anderson, My Jo – Paul Clayton
23. When I First Came To This Land – The Limeliters
24. Wayfaring Stranger – Bob Gibson & Bob Camp
25. Scandalize My Name – Josh White