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CD D 623

ED McCURDY Cowboy & Western Songs BACM CD 623


Ed McCurdy is nowadays best known as a folk singer who worked with the likes of Pete Seeger and Josh White in the late 1940s and going on to become one of the leading lights in the late 1950s folk revival, performing at the legendary Newport Folk Festivals and hosting the Greenwich Village hootenanny sessions which helped launch the careers of Joni Mitchell and James Taylor. But his career also includes successful episodes as a radio performer singing romantic songs and doing comedy routines in the 1930s /early 40s and as a children’s entertainer on radio and TV in the early 1950s. Also little known is his familiarity with and love for cowboy and western material and we are pleased to release this compilation – 24 tracks, culled from his 1957 Songs Of The Old West and other albums. They feature the guitar and banjo work of Erik Darling, a founder member of The Tarriers folk group and another big fan of the Cowboy music genre. Thanks to Country Music historian Tony Byworth for the liner notes.

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Track listing:

- Jesse James
- Cowboy's Dream
- Little Old Sod Shanty On My Claim
- Chuck A Little Hell
- Dying Cowboy
- Sacremento
- Sally Let Your Bangs Hang Down
- Buffalo Skinners
- Roving Gambler
- Rye Whiskey
- Young Man Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn
- Prisoners Song
- Goin’ Down Town
- Worried Man Blues
- Casey Jones
- Darling Corey
- Josie
- Lulu
- Strawberry Roan
- Poor Lonesome Cowboy
- When The Works All Done This Fall
- Jack O Diamonds
- Utah
- Punchin’ The Dough > > >

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02-Cowboys-Dream

23-Utah