Folkways: A Vision Shared
|Folkways: A Vision Shared - A Tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly|
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|Released||August 23, 1988|
Folkways: A Vision Shared - A Tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly is a 1988 album featuring songs by Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly interpreted by leading folk, rock, and country recording artists. It won a Grammy Award the same year.
Produced by Harold Leventhal, Guthrie's long-time business manager and folk music and theatrical impresario, the album received widespread critical acclaim and included performances by Guthrie's son, Arlo Guthrie, and many other luminaries: Bob Dylan, Fishbone, Emmylou Harris, Little Richard, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Little Red School House Chorus (Sarah St. Onge, director), Taj Mahal, U2, and Brian Wilson.
- "Sylvie" (Lead Belly) - Sweet Honey in the Rock – 2:01
- "Pretty Boy Floyd" (Woody Guthrie) - Bob Dylan – 4:34
- "Do Re Mi" (Woody Guthrie) - John Mellencamp – 3:23
- "I Ain't Got No Home" (Woody Guthrie) - Bruce Springsteen – 3:40
- "Jesus Christ" (Woody Guthrie) - U2 – 3:13
- "Rock Island Line" (Lead Belly) - Little Richard with Fishbone – 2:32
- "East Texas Red" (Woody Guthrie) - Arlo Guthrie – 5:34
- "Philadelphia Lawyer" (Woody Guthrie) - Willie Nelson – 2:59
- "Hobo's Lullaby" (Goebel Reeves; performed by Woody Guthrie) - Emmylou Harris – 2:41
- "The Bourgeois Blues" (Lead Belly) - Taj Mahal – 2:43
- "Grey Goose" (traditional; performed by Lead Belly) - Sweet Honey in the Rock – 2:07
- "Goodnight, Irene" (Lead Belly) - Brian Wilson – 2:38
- "Vigilante Man" (Woody Guthrie) - Bruce Springsteen - 4:09
- "This Land Is Your Land" (Woody Guthrie) - Pete Seeger with Sweet Honey in the Rock, Doc Watson & The Little Red School House Chorus – 3:45
- Folkways at Grammy.com
- 10-7-2005. Harold Leventhal Manager of Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez and Pete Seeger - who let Bob Dylan go, "The Independent"
- Fox, Margalit, 10-6-2005. Harold Leventhal, Promoter of Folk Music, Dies at 86, "The New York Times"
- Pareles, Jon, 9-21-1988. RECORDINGS; 80's Pop Stars Pay Tribute to 30's Populists, "The New York Times"