The Rose & the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad-John Mellencamp

The Rose & the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad

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John has recorded an old folk song called "Wreck of the Old 97" for the album The Rose & the Briar: Death, Love and Liberty in the American Ballad. This album is a companion CD to Sean Wilentz and Greil Marcus' book of the same name on American folk ballads.

1. Barbary Allen - Jean Ritchie
2. Pretty Polly - The Coon Creek Girls
3. Ommie Wise - G. B. Grayson
4. Little Maggie - Snakefarm
5. Frankie - Mississippi John Hurt
6. Deliah's Gone - Koerner, Ray & Glover
7. Wreck Of The Old 97 - John Mellencamp
8. Dead Man's Curve - Jan & Dean
9. Buddy Bolden's Blues (I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say) - Jelly Roll Morton
10. The Coo Coo Bird - Clarence Ashley
11. Volver, Volver - Vincente Fernandez
12. The Foggy Foggy Dew - Burl Ives
13. Black, Brown And Beige, Part IV (COME SUNDAY) - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Mahalia Jackson
14. El Paso - Marty Robbins
15. Trial Of Mary Maguire - Bobby Patterson
16. Down From Dover - Dolly Parton
17. Sail Away - Randy Newman
18. Lily, Rosemary And The Jack Of Hearts - Bob Dylan
19. Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen
20. Blackwatertown - The Handsome Family

Released 09/28/2004, Sony Music