American Folk Songs (Jo Stafford album)

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American Folk Songs
Studio album by Jo Stafford
Released January 1, 1950
Genre Folk
Label Capitol, Corinthian
Jo Stafford chronology
Kiss Me, Kate American Folk Songs
Autumn in New York
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

American Folk Songs is a 1950 album by Jo Stafford. The album features twelve popular folk songs.[2][3]

Judy Collins has cited the album as one of the first to spark her interest in folk music.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shenandoah"
  2. "Black Is the Color"
  3. "Old Joe Clark"
  4. "Wayfaring Stranger"
  5. "Barbara Allen"
  6. "Single Girl"
  7. "Red Rosey Bush"
  8. "I Wonder as I Wander"
  9. "Cripple Creek"
  10. "The Nightingale"
  11. "Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier"
  12. "Sourwood Mountain"


  1. ^ American Folk Songs (Jo Stafford album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  2. ^ "American Folk Songs-track listing". AllMusic. Retrieved September 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ "American Folk Songs-credits". AllMusic. Retrieved September 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ Stephen Holden (November 27, 1987). "Judy Collins, A Concern And a Bond". The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 7, 2011. Retrieved April 7, 2011.