Beautiful Dreamer (album)

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Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster
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Compilation album by Various artists
Released July/August 2004
Genre Folk
Label American Roots Publishing/Emergent Music Marketing (now Thirty Tigers)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Beautiful Dreamer is a compilation album comprising 18 songs originally penned by Stephen Foster. Released in 2004 by American Roots Publishing[2]/Emergent Music Marketing (since renamed to Thirty Tigers[3]), the collection features many contemporary country music(and other) artists placing modern interpretations on Stephen Foster's music.[4] The album won the Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Beautiful Dreamer" – Raul Malo
  2. "Slumber My Darling" – Alison Krauss with Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor
  3. "Don't Bet Money On The Shanghai" – BR5-49
  4. "Nelly Was A Lady" – Alvin Youngblood Hart
  5. "No One To Love" – Judith Edelman
  6. "Camptown Races" – The Duhks
  7. "My Old Kentucky Home" – John Prine
  8. "Autumn Waltz" – Henry Kaiser
  9. "In The Eye Abides The Heart" – Beth Nielsen Chapman
  10. "Old Folks At Home" – David Ball
  11. "Oh! Susanna" – Michelle Shocked & Pete Anderson
  12. "Willie We Have Missed You (instrumental)" – Grey DeLisle
  13. "Hard Times Come Again No More" – Mavis Staples
  14. "Gentle Annie" – Bruce Robison & Ollabelle
  15. "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair" – Roger McGuinn
  16. "Ah, May The Red Rose Live Always" – Suzy Bogguss
  17. "Holiday Schottisch" – Will Barrow
  18. "Comrades Fill No Glass For Me" – Ron Sexsmith


  1. ^ Leggett, Steve (2004-08-24). "Allmusic review". Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Emergent Music Marketing Is Now Thirty Tigers". 2006-08-16. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  4. ^ [2][dead link]