The House Carpenter's Daughter

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The House Carpenter’s Daughter
Studio album by Natalie Merchant
Released September 16, 2003
Recorded Bearsville Studios Woodstock, New York, July 2002 - May 2003
Genre Folk
Length 50:39
Label Myth America Records
Producer Natalie Merchant
Natalie Merchant chronology
Motherland
(2001)
The House Carpenter’s Daughter
(2003)
Retrospective: 1995-2005
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]
Mojo 3/5 stars [2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [3]
Uncut 4/5 stars [2][4]

The House Carpenter's Daughter is an acoustic album by Natalie Merchant. It consists of both traditional songs and cover versions of contemporary folk music. It was released on August 12, 2003 via her web-site and on September 16, 2003 in stores. It was produced by Merchant and released on Myth America Records, her independent label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sally Ann" (Jeff Claus/Judy Hyman/Dirk Powell) – 5:47
  2. "Which Side Are You On?" (Florence Reece) – 5:02
  3. "Crazy Man Michael" (Richard Thompson/Dave Swarbrick) – 5:12
  4. "Diver Boy" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 4:45
  5. "Weeping Pilgrim" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 4:11
  6. "Soldier, Soldier" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 3:43
  7. "Bury Me under the Weeping Willow" (A. P. Carter) – 3:20
  8. "House Carpenter" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 6:00
  9. "Owensboro" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 4:21
  10. "Down on Penny's Farm" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 3:41
  11. "Poor Wayfaring Stranger" (traditional, arranged by Natalie Merchant) – 4:17

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