Traditional and old-time folk music, all DRM-free stereo MP3s; help keep this resource available with a tax-deductible donation.
The Wisconsin Emigrant / Listen: / Download
After the War of 1812, immigrants flooded into the United States to farm, work in the factories, and build roads and canals. Eastern seaboard land in the United States became scarce and expensive as industrialization advanced. Seeking new land and opportunity, many pioneers loaded their wagons and headed west. But the decision whether to stay in the relatively settled lands of New England or venture into lesser-known territory was not an easy one to make.
All in a Row / Listen: / Download
All In A Row harkens back to an age when backbreaking work and a prosperous harvest supposedly brought their own satisfaction. Most of the workers on an estate probably depended on a good harvest to survive the winter, so everyone got involved to ensure the crops were gathered before hard weather damaged them.
Stagolee / Listen: / Download
Get mp3s from Gail's fine collection of straight-ahead old-time music, Travelin' Shoes, well recorded and documented, with an obvious love of the music. Gail grew up with this music, and she brings a wealth of insight to this project. Produced by Bob Carlin, with Alice Gerrard, Kay Justice, Rich Hartness, Wayne Martin, many more.
Sweet Georgia Brown / Listen: / Download
Let the banjo ring as the fiddle plays on this upbeat favorite of most generations since the early 1900's. Good fun. A 1925 big band era song played by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard & Kenneth Casey. Probably most famous for the Harlem Globe Trotters theme.