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Now well into her eighties, yet still active as a singer, writer and performer, Peggy Seeger is the very epitome of American Folk Music aristocracy. Her father was Charles Louis Seeger Jr. , the respected musicologist, composer, teacher and folklorist; her mother was Ruth Porter Crawford, a modernist composer and folklorist, the first woman to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship; her older half-brother was Pete Seeger, the celebrated singer, songwriter and social activist. This 2-CD set, which includes Peggy's original version of 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', written for and about her by Ewan McColl, is drawn from fourteen LPs and two EPs, recorded between 1954-62. Her collaborators include Isla Cameron, Guy Carawan, Alan Lomax, John Cole, Sammy Stokes, her brother Mike and sisters Barbara & Penny Seeger, and of course her husband, Ewan MacColl. This is the first time that this body of work has been thus compiled, and around a third of these sides are unavailable elsewhere on CD.
Now well into her eighties, yet still active as a singer, writer and performer, Peggy Seeger is the very epitome of American Folk Music aristocracy. Her father was Charles Louis Seeger Jr. , the respected musicologist, composer, teacher and folklorist; her mother was Ruth Porter Crawford, a modernist composer and folklorist, the first woman to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship; her older half-brother was Pete Seeger, the celebrated singer, songwriter and social activist. This 2-CD set, which includes Peggy's original version of 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', written for and about her by Ewan McColl, is drawn from fourteen LPs and two EPs, recorded between 1954-62. Her collaborators include Isla Cameron, Guy Carawan, Alan Lomax, John Cole, Sammy Stokes, her brother Mike and sisters Barbara & Penny Seeger, and of course her husband, Ewan MacColl. This is the first time that this body of work has been thus compiled, and around a third of these sides are unavailable elsewhere on CD.
604988088625
Roots Of Peggy Seeger: The First Time Ever (Uk)
Artist: Peggy Seeger
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Disc One
2. Whistle Daughter, Whistle
3. The Wagoner's Lad
4. The Old Maid
5. Raccoon and Possum
6. The Deer Song
7. And We Hunted and We Hunted
8. Cumberland Gap
9. The Fair Maid By the Shore
10. The Wife of Usher's Well
11. Freight Train
12. Bring a Little Water Sylvie
13. Lord Lovel
14. Skip to My Lou
15. Train on the Island
16. Fod
17. Come Along John
18. All Around the Kitchen
19. Billy Barlow
20. The Cruel War Is Raging
21. The Mermaid
22. A Rich Old Miser
23. Equinoxial and Phoebe
24. Mary Anne
25. Hattie Belle
26. Ridin' in a Buggy
27. In the Wilderness
28. Johnson Boys
29. The Two Sisters
30. False Lover Won Back
31. Elfin King
32. Jimmy Wilson
33. Lifeboat Mona
34. The Fireman's Not for Me
35. There's Better Things to Do
36. The Space Girl's Song
37. Come Me Little Son
38. Pretty Little Baby
39. I'll Not Marry at All
40. Young Collins
41. Brave Wolfe
42. The Cruel Mother
43. Old Lady All Skin and Bones
44. Just As the Tide Was Flowing
45. Jackaro
46. March with Us Today
47. Lullabye for the Times
48. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
49. When I Was Young
50. Little Black Train
51. Henry Lee
52. People Go Mind Your Business
53. The Old Woman and Her Little Pig
54. Green Valley
55. Rock An' By the Baby
56. The Death of Queen Jane
57. Girl of Constant Sorrow
58. The Dewy Dens of Yarrow

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Now well into her eighties, yet still active as a singer, writer and performer, Peggy Seeger is the very epitome of American Folk Music aristocracy. Her father was Charles Louis Seeger Jr. , the respected musicologist, composer, teacher and folklorist; her mother was Ruth Porter Crawford, a modernist composer and folklorist, the first woman to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship; her older half-brother was Pete Seeger, the celebrated singer, songwriter and social activist. This 2-CD set, which includes Peggy's original version of 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face', written for and about her by Ewan McColl, is drawn from fourteen LPs and two EPs, recorded between 1954-62. Her collaborators include Isla Cameron, Guy Carawan, Alan Lomax, John Cole, Sammy Stokes, her brother Mike and sisters Barbara & Penny Seeger, and of course her husband, Ewan MacColl. This is the first time that this body of work has been thus compiled, and around a third of these sides are unavailable elsewhere on CD.

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