Label: Columbia - CS 9041 • Format: Vinyl LP, Reissue, Stereo • Country: Canada • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
The Wayfaring Stranger was the name of the CBS radio program on which Burl Ives first achieved lasting fame in broadcast circles and the name of Ives ' autobiography as well, so it was also a natural for his Columbia Records debut. Ives ' definitive Columbia album, The Wayfaring Stranger was also one of the bright spots in the very early folk revival of the mid-'50s, serving every bit as much as the work of the Weavers as the unofficial songbook for a Derrick Morgan / Matlock - Be Still / Honour of would-be folksingers who followed.
Bonnie Wee Lassie - Burl Ives - The Wayfaring Stranger , while the Weavers subsequently achieved much greater recognition and respect, their work up to this point in was decidedly more pop oriented, thanks to the presence of Gordon Jenkins ' arrangements and accompaniments.
In contrast, Ives ' presentation on The Wayfaring Stranger was more basic and authentic, consisting of only his voice and acoustic guitar for all but one of the 26 songs. His singing is suited to the wide variety of material here, including folk ballads "Darlin' Cory," "I Know Where I'm Going"western songs "Cowboy's Lament," better known as "The Streets of Laredo"and tall tales "The Divil and the Farmer"among numerous other categories.
Along with the work of the Easy Ridersthis album has been one of the more undeservedly overlooked contributions that Columbia Records made to the folk boom that followed -- listening to this record, it's clear that more than a couple of young folkies picked up a song Bonnie Wee Lassie - Burl Ives - The Wayfaring Stranger two or three from Ives.
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Genre Folk. Styles Folk-Pop Traditional Folk. Comfort Rainy Day Sweet Dreams. Track Listing. Leather-Winged Bat. Burl Ives. Cotton-Eyed Joe. Sweet Betsy from Pike. On Top of Old Smokey. I Hold Back The Rain - Duran Duran - Rio Where I'm Going. I Know My Love. Cowboy's Lament. Wee Cooper O' Fife. Riddle Song. Tam Pierce Old Engliser. Peter Gray.
Darlin' Cory. John Hardy. Colorado Trail. Roving Gambler. Bonnie Wee Lassie. The Divil and the Farmer. On Springfield Mountain. Little Mohee. Troubador Song. Robin, He Married. Lavender Cowboy. Green Brown. High Barbaree. I've Got No Use for Women. Old Paint. Baby Did You Hear. Pueblo Gal. Pretty Polly. Leather-Winged Bat Traditional. Cotton-Eyed Joe Traditional. Sweet Betsy from Pike Traditional.
On Top of Old Smokey Traditional. I Know My Love Traditional. Cowboy's Lament Traditional. Wee Cooper O' Fife Traditional. Riddle Song Traditional. Tam Pierce Old Engliser Traditional. Peter Gray Traditional. Darlin' Cory Traditional. Spotify Amazon.
John Hardy A. Colorado Trail Traditional. Roving Gambler Traditional. Bonnie Wee Lassie Traditional. The Divil and the Farmer Traditional. On Springfield Mountain Traditional. Little Mohee Traditional.
Troubador Song Traditional. Robin, He Married Traditional. Lavender Cowboy Traditional. Green Brown Traditional. High Barbaree Traditional. Old Paint Traditional. Pueblo Gal Traditional. Pretty Polly Traditional.
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