Their Complete General Recordings

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The Almanac Singers: Their Complete General Recordings
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Compilation album by Almanac Singers
Released 1996
Recorded July 7, 1941
Genre Folk
Label MCA (1996 reissue)
Producer Alan Lomax (original); reissue produced by Andy McKaie

Their Complete General Recordings is a 1996 album of 1941 recordings by the Almanac Singers.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Bruce Eder, writing for Allmusic wrote of the compilation "there isn't a bad song here" but regarding the liner notes commented "The notes are the only flaw, presenting an oversimplified history of the Almanacs that is a bit vague on details."[1]

Track listing[edit]

Track Song Title Lead Vocals
1. Blow Ye Winds Heigh Ho Pete Seeger
2. Away, Rio Pete Hawes
3. Blow The Man Down Woody Guthrie
4. House of the Rising Sun Woody Guthrie
5. Ground Hog Pete Seeger
6. State of Arkansas Lee Hays
7. The Weaver's Song Ensemble
8. I Ride An Old Paint Woody Guthrie
9. Hard, Ain't It Hard Woody Guthrie
10. The Dodger Song Lee Hays
11. Greenland Fishing Pete Seeger
12. The Golden Vanity Pete Seeger
13. The Coast of High Barbary Pete Seeger
14. Haul Away, Joe Pete Hawes


Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eder, Bruce. "Their Complete General Recordings> Review". Allmusic. Retrieved April 10, 2009.