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NewportDavid Gahr R.I.P. (1922-2008)
Folk Festival
discography

This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

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Newport Folk Festival 45 rpm / LPs / CDs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
1959
11959Folk Festival at Newport Volume 1

Pete Seeger
- The Bells of Rhymney
- One Grain of Sand / Abiyoyo
- Careless Love
Martha Schlamme with Frank Hamilton
- Hey Daroma
- There's A Hole In My Bucket
- Que Bonita Bandeira

Leon Bibb with John Stauber, g; Eric Weisberg, b
- Lonesome Traveler
- Every Night When The Sun Goes Down
- Times Are Getting Hard
- Sinner Man
Tom Makem with Pat Clancy, Pete Seeger
- Cobbler's Song
- Mountain Dew

rec. at the Newport Folk Festival, July 11/12, 1959
notes by Studs Terkel



Vanguard VSD 2053 (mono)
VRS-9062 (stereo)


= Top Rank 35/070 (UK)
("Top Rank Jazz and Folk
Collectors' Choice Series
No. 3")

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= Fontana TFL 6000 (UK)

21959Folk Festival at Newport Volume 2

Odetta
- Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jericho
- Cotton Fields At Home
- Great Historical Bum
- I've Been Driving On Bald Mountain / Water Boy
Joan Baez and Bob Gibson
- Virgin Mary Had One Son
- We Are Crossing The Jordan River

The New Lost City Ramblers
- Beware, O Take Care
- When First Into This Country I Came
- Hopalong Peter
Barbara Dane
- Little Maggie
- Dink's Blues (with Frank Hamilton, g; Bill Lee, b)
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
- My Baby Done Changed The Lock On The Door
- Pick A Bale Of Cotton

rec. at the Newport Folk Festival, July 11/12, 1959
notes by Studs Terkel
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Vanguard VSD 2054 (mono)
VRS-9063 (stereo)

= Top Rank 35/071 (UK)
("Top Rank Jazz and Folk
Collectors' Choice Series
No. 4")

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= Fontana TFL 6004 (UK)

31959Folk Festival at Newport Volume 3

Earl Scruggs
- Flinthill Special
Jean Ritchie
- What're We Going To Do With The Baby-Oh
- Pretty Saro
- Shady Grove
Jean Ritchie & Oscar Brand (accompanied by Billy Faier & Oscar Brand, g; Jean Ritchie, dulcimer)
- Paper Of Pins
John Jacob Niles
- The Hangman, or The Maid Freed From The Gallows
Frank Hamilton
- Lady Gay
Frank Warner
- Old Racoon

Earl Scruggs
- Earl's Breakdown
Oscar Brand (assisted by Billy Faier, voc, g)
- Which Side Are You On?
Cynthia Gooding
- Un Domingo
- Jalisco
Ed McCurdy
- The Old Fisherman
- When Cockle Shells Turn Silver Bells
- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Earl Scruggs
- Cumberland Gap

rec. at the Newport Folk Festival, July 11/12, 1959
notes by Studs Terkel


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Vanguard VSD 2055 (mono)
VRS-9064 (stereo)


= Top Rank 35/072 (UK)
("Top Rank Jazz and Folk
Collectors' Choice Series
No. 5")

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= Fontana TFL 6009 (UK)

41959Pete Seeger / Leon Bibb
from the Newport Folk Festival 1959

Pete Seeger
- Careless Love
Leon Bibb
- Times Are Getting Hard

7 inch 45 rpm
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Top Rank TR 5020 (UK)

1960
51961The Newport Folk Festival 1960 Volume 1

Pete Seeger
- East Virginia Blues
- In The Evening
- Hieland Laddie
John Lee Hooker (with Bill Lee, string bass)
- Hobo Blues (or Dusty Road) Maudie
- Tupolo (or Backwater Blues)
Alan Mills (with Jean Carignan, fiddle)
- A Si Mon Moine Voulait Danser
Jean Carignan
- Le Reel Du Pendu
Alan Mills
- I Know An Old Lady
- La Bastringue (with Jean Carignan, fiddle)

Tom Makem
- Brian Boru
- Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye
Tom Makem (with Pete Seeger, banjo & Eric Weisberg, g)
- The Whistling Gypsy
Jimmy Driftwood (with Peter Seeger, banjo)
- Old Joe Clark
Jimmy Driftwood
- The Unfortunate Man
The New Lost City Ramblers
- Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
Mike Seeger
- The Man Of Constant Sorrow
- Foggy Mountain Top

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Vanguard VRS 9083

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= Fontana TFL 6056 (UK)


also issued as 2 LP set
VRS 9083/9084

= Vanguard VSD 2087

61961The Newport Folk Festival 1960 Volume 2

Bob Gibson
- This Little Light Of Mine
- Wayfaring Stranger
- You Can Tell The World
- Well, Well, Well (with Bob Camp, Dick Rosmini and Herb Brown)
- Railroad Bill
Cisco Houston
- The Cat Came Back
- Hush Little Baby
- The Lavender Cowboy

Ed McCurdy
- Blood On The Saddle
- Handsome Molly
Peggy Seeger
- Willie Moore
Ewan McColl
- Lang A Growing
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
- Salty Dog Blues
- Before I Met You
- Cabin On The Hill
- Jimmy Brown

inner gatefold of Vanguard VRS 9083/9084

 
 

 

notes by Stacey Williams



Vanguard VRS 9084


also issued as 2 LP set
VRS 9083/9084

= Vanguard VSD 2088

71960Newport Folk Festival 1960

Oscar Brand
- Talking Atomic Blues
- Great Selchie Of Shule Skerry
- Horse With A Union Label
Will Holt
- Will Holt: Three Jovial Huntsmen
- Will Holt: Edward Ballad
- MTA

Oranim Zabar
- Bukhara
- Russian Spoof
- Ayil Ayil (The Ram)
Theodore Bikel assisted by Ray Boguslav
- Al Harim (On the Mountains)
- Mi Caballo (My Horse)
- Three Jolly Rogues
- Eres Alta (You Shan't Tell)
- Galveston Flood
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Elektra EKL 189 (mono)
EKS 7189 (stereo)
1959-60
81961The Folk Music of the Newport Folk Festival 1959-60 Vol. 1

O. J. Abbott
- On The Banks Of The Don
O. J. Abbott & Pete Seeger
- Barley Grain
Willie Thomas & Butch Cage
- I'm A Stranger Here
- 44 Blues
Pat Clancy
- Bonnie Bunch O' Roses-O
Mike Seeger
- Fair Ellender

Pete Seeger
- Cumberland Mountain Bear Chase
Alan Mills
- Citadel Hill
- Cod Liver Oil
Frank Hamilton
- I'm A Stranger Here
- I'm A Pilgrim

notes by Irwin Silber



Folkways FA 2461

www.folkways.si.edu

download liner notes
at Smithsonian Global Sound

91961The Folk Music of the Newport Folk Festival 1959-60 Vol. 2

Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Midnight Special
- Living With The Blues
The New Lost City Ramblers
- Instrumental (Hoedown)
- Hop High Ladies
- Take A Drink On Me
Frank Warner
- As I Was Out Walking
- FOD!
- Asheville Junction

Fleming Brown
- Rake And Rambling Blade
- Tom Hubbard
John Greenway
- Talking Dust Bowl
Guy Caravan
- We Shall Overcome

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Folkways FA 2432
101963Folk Festival at Newport Volume 1

Pete Seeger
- East Virginia Blues
- In The Evening
- Hieland Laddie (with Oscar Brand)
Ewan MacColl
- Lang A-Growing
Pete Seeger & Ewan MacColl
- The Ballad Of Springhill
Joan Baez & Bob Gibson
- Virgin Mary Had One Son
- We Are Crossing The Jordan River

Jean Ritchie
- What're We Going To Do With The Baby-Oh
- Pretty Saro
- Shady Grove
- Paper Of Pins (with Oscar Brand)
Oscar Brand
- Which Side Are You On
John Jacob Niles
- The Hangman, Or The Maid Freed From The Gallows
Pat Clancy
- Mountain Dew
Pete Seeger
- Careless Love




King/Vanguard MH-116 (Jp)
1963
111963Newport Broadside
Topical Songs at the Newport Folk Festival 1963

Bob Dylan & Pete Seeger
- Ye Playboys And Playgirls
Tom Paxton
- The Willing Conscript
- Rambling Boy
Sam Hinton
- Talking Atomic Blues
Bob Davenport
- Come All Ye Gallant Drivers
The Freedom Singers
- Fighting For My Rights
- I Love Your Dog, I Love My Dog
- Get On Board, Little Children

Jim Garland
- I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister
- The Ballad Of Harry Simms
Ed McCurdy
- Where Did You Come From
Phil Ochs
- Ballad Of Medgar Evers
- Talking Birmingham Jam
Peter La Farge
- Coyote, My Little Brother
Joan Baez & Bob Dylan
- With God On Our Side

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 1963
notes by Stacey Williams
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Vanguard VRS-9144 (mono)
= VSD-79144 (stereo)

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= Fontana TFL 6038 (UK)

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= Amadeo AVRS 9162
(Austria)

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= Amadeo AVRS 9162 (Fr)
"Les Rois du Folk Song"

= VCD-77003

121964Blues at Newport
Recorded Live at the Newport Folk Festival 1963

Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Long Gone
- Key To The Highway
Mississippi John Hurt
- Candy Man
- Trouble, I've Had It All My Days
- Frankie
John Hammond
- No Money Down
- Me & The Devil
- Tallahassee Woman

Rev. Gary Davis
- Samson And Delilah
- You Got To Move
John Lee Hooker
- Sometimes You Make Me Feel So Bad
- Bus Station Blues
Dave Van Ronk
- That Will Never Happen No More
- Gambler's Blues
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Walk On

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 1963
notes by Stacey Williams
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Vanguard VRS-9145 (mono)
= VSD-79145 (stereo)
131963Country Music and Bluegrass at Newport
Recorded Live at the Newport Folk Festival 1963

Jim And Jessie And The Virginia Boys
- Border Ride
- Gosh, I Miss You
- Dill Pickle Rag
- She Left Me Standing On The Mountain
The Morris Brothers
- Salty Dog Blues
- You Give Me Your Love And I'll Give You Mine
Clarence Ashley, Doc Watson, Clint Howard, Fred Price
- Way Downtown
- Maggie Walker Blues
- The Girl I Loved In Sunny Tennessee
- Lee Highway Blues

Mac Wiseman And The Country Boys
- I Wonder How The Old Folks Are At Home
- Love Letters In The Sand
- Little Footsteps In The Snow
Doc Watson
- Doc's Guitar
- Black Mountain Rag
New Lost City Ramblers
- Train Forty-Five
- Pretty Little Miss
- Liza Jane
Tex Logan
- Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 1963

Vanguard VRS-9146 (mono)
= VSD-79146 (stereo)
141963Old Time Music at Newport
Recorded Live at the Newport Folk Festival 1963

Doc Watson
- Rambling Hobo
- Groundhog
- Little Orphan Girl
- Train That Carried My Girl From Town
Clarence (Tom) Ashley
- House Carpenter
- Little Sadie
- Coocoo Bird (with Doc Watson)
Jenes Cottrell
- The Devil And The Farmer's Wife
Maybelle Carter (with Tracy Schwartz & John Cohen)
- The Storms Are On The Ocean

Dorsey Dixon
- Intoxicated Rat
- Wreck On The Highway
- Weaveroom Blues
Dock Boggs
- Oh, Death
- Drunkard's Lone Child
- Sugar Baby (with John Cohen)
Clarence (Tom) Ashley, Clint Howard, Red Price & Doc Watson
- The Old Account Was Settled Long Ago
- Amazing Grace (with Jean Ritchie)

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 1963
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Vanguard VRS-9147 (mono)
= VSD-79147 (stereo)

= VCD-77003

159/1963The Newport Folk Festival 1963
The Evening Concerts   Volume 1

Sam Hinton
- The Barnyard Song
- Must I Go Bound
- The Arkansas Traveller
Mississippi John Hurt
- See, See Rider
- Stagolee
- Spike Driver Blues
- Coffee Blues
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
- Diamond Joe

The Rooftop Singers
- Walk Right In
Ian & Sylvia
- Un Canadien Errant
SNCC Freedom Singers
- Woke Up This Morning
Joan Baez
- Oh Freedom
- Te Ador Até Amanha
- Wagoner's Lad
Bob Dylan
- Blowin' In The Wind
SNCC Freedom Singers
- We Shall Overcome

rec. July 26-28, 1963 live at the Newport Folk Festival
notes by Stacey Williams
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Vanguard VRS-9148 (mono)
= VSD-79148 (stereo)
= VTC 1688 (tape stereo)

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= Fontana TFL.6041
(UK mono)

notes by Stacey Williams
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= Vanguard/Orizzonte ORL
8197 (It 1978, stereo)

original 1963 notes
by Stacey Williams
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= Vanguard VCD 77002
(US 1997)
= Vanguard VCD 770002-2 (G)

161963The Newport Folk Festival 1963
The Evening Concerts   Volume 2

Bessie Jones
- My God Is A Rock In The Weary Land
- The Buzzard Lope
Jackie Washington
- One Man's Hands
- Bill Bailey
Bob Davenport
- With My Pit Boots On
Judy Collins & Theodore Bikel
- Greenland Whale Fisheries
Theodore Bikel
- Little Star
- Coplas

Dave Van Ronk
- Candy Man
- Hold On
Jean Redpath
- The Muckin' O' Geordie's Byre
- Song Of The Seals
Jean Carignan
- Le Violon Monte En Viele
- Le Reel Du Diable
- Le Reel De Rimouski
Pete Seeger
- Cripple Creek; Old Joe Clark; Leather Britches
Festival Finale
- This Land

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 1963
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Vanguard VRS-9149 (mono)
= VSD-79149 (stereo)

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= Fontana TFL.6042
(UK mono)

= HMV MCLP 6176

1959-63
181964?Newport Folk Festival   '59-'63

- Virgin Mary Had One Son - Joan Baez & Bob Gibson
- Rambling Boy - Tom Paxton
- Talking Birmingham Jam - Phil Ochs
- Talking Atomic Blues - Sam Hinton
- I Love Your Dog - Freedom Singers
- Bus Station Blues - John Lee Hooker

- We Are Crossing The Jordan River - Joan Baez & Bob Gibson
- Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jericho - Odetta
- Hopalong Peter - New Lost City Ramblers
- When First Into This Country I Came - Mike Seeger
- In The Evening - Pete Seeger
- Le Reel Du Pendu - Jean Carignan
- I Knowan Old Lady - Alan Mills
- Jimmy Brown - Lester Flatt


S*R 75301 (Ger)
1964
191965The Blues at Newport 1964 - Part 1

Fred McDowell
- Lord I'm Going Down South
- Highway 61
- If The River Was Whiskey
Sleepy John Estes
- Sleepy John’s Twist
- Mailman Blues
- Drop Down Mama
- Clean Up At Home

Doc Reese
- Old Hannah
- Hey Rattler
- Oh My Lord
Robert Pete Williams
- Levee Camp Blues
- On My Way From Texas
- Midnight Boogie

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival July 23-26, 1964
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Vanguard VRS 9180 (mono)
= VSD 79180 (stereo)

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= Fontana TFL 6048 (UK)

2 CD set
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King/Vanguard KICP 2118/9
(Jp 1991)
The Blues at Newport
1964 part 1 and 2

201965The Blues at Newport 1964 - Part 2

Mississippi John Hurt
- Sliding Delta
- Bye And Bye I Will See Jesus
- Talking Casey
Skip James
- Devil Got My Woman (3:23)
- Cherry Ball Blues
- Sick Bed Blues
- Cypress Grove Blues

Rev. Robert Wilkins
- The Prodigal Son
Elizabeth Cotten
- Freight Train
- Oh Baby It Ain't No Lie
Willie Doss
- Coal Black Mare
- I Had A Woman #
- Hobo Blues

rec. July 23-26, 1964 live at the Newport Folk Festival
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Vanguard VRS 9181 (mono)
= VSD 79181 (stereo)

2 CD set
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King/Vanguard KICP 2118/9
(Jp 1991)
The Blues at Newport
1964 part 1 and 2

211965Traditional Music at Newport 1964 - Part 1

Hobart Smith
- Coo-Coo Bird
- Railroad Bill
- Jack Of Diamonds
Moving Star Hall Singers
- Mother Is Gone
- See God's Ark
Sarah Gunning
- Girl Of Constant Sorrow
Cajun Band
- Les Flammes d'Enfer
- La Walse Du Musician
Willie Doss
- Catfish Blues
Ken and Neriah Benfield
- Caty Cline
- Ella's Grave

Joe Patterson
- Fox Chase
- Shear Them Sheep Even
- Casey Jones
Sacred Harp Singers
- Calvary
- Rocky Road
Chet Parker & Elgia Hickok
- Temperance Reel
- Golden Slippers
Bill Thatcher
- The Job I Left Behind
Doc Watson (with Gaither Carlton & Arnold Watson)
- Muskrat
Fred McDowell
- Fred's Rambling Blues
- Shake 'Em Down

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival July 23-26, 1964
notes by Ralph Rinzler
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Vanguard VRS 9182 (mono)
= VSD 79182 (stereo)

notes by Ralph Rinzler
click to read notes !
= Fontana TFL 6049 (UK)

2 CD set
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King/Vanguard KICP 2116/7
(Jp 1991)
Traditional Music at
Newport 1964 part 1 and 2

221965Traditional Music at Newport 1964 - Part 2

Clayton McMichen with Frank Wakefield
- Old Joe Clark
- Bile Them Cabbage Down
Phipps Family
- Anchored His Love
- God Gave Noah The Rainbow Sign
Robert Pete Williams
- Bull Dog Blues
Seamus Ennis
- Did The Rum-Do-Daddy
- Piper On The Hearth
- What'll Ye Do
- Father's Maid
Prank Proffitt
- My Home's Across The Blue Ridge Mountains
- Poor Man
Georgia Sea Island Singers
- Down In The Mire

Mississippi John Hurt
- Coffee Blues
Glenn Ohrlin
- Montana Is My Home
- The Chickens They Grow Tall
Jean Ritchie
- 'Tis The Gift To Be Simple
- Goin' To Boston
Almeda Riddle
- The Hangman
Phoeba and Roscoe Parsons
- Sourwood Mountain
- Shortening Bread
Rev. Robert Wilkins
- I Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down
- Thank You Jesus (with the Georgia Sea Island Singers)

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival July 23-26, 1964
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Vanguard VRS 9183 (mono)
= VSD 79183 (stereo)

2 CD set
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King/Vanguard KICP 2116/7
(Jp 1991)
Traditional Music at
Newport 1964 part 1 and 2

231965Newport Folk Festival 1964
Evening Concerts Vol. 1


Pete Seeger
- Oh Mary Don't You Weep
- Never Wed an Old Man
Sleepy John Estes (with Hammy Nixon and Yank Rachell)
- Corinna
Buffy Sainte-Marie
- Melora
- Cod'ine
Jose Feliciano
- La Bamba
- El Pastor
- I'm Satisfied With My Babe

Rodriguez Brothers
- Yo Soy Negro
Phil Ochs
- The Power and the Glory
- Draft Dodger Rag
Frank Proffitt
- Tom Dooley
- Moonshine Still
Jim Kweskin and The Jug Band
- I'm a Woman
- Sadie Green
- My Gal

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival July 23-26, 1964
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Vanguard VRS-9184 (mono)
VSD-79184 (stereo)

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= Fontana TFL 6050 (UK)

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= King/Vanguard SH-225
(Jp)

241965Newport Folk Festival 1964
Evening Concerts Vol. 2


The Phipps Family
- Little Log Cabin By The Sea
- Wreck On The L & M
The Staples Singers
- I Wish I Had The Answer
- Don't Drive Me Away
- Pray On My Child
Joan Baez
- Pilgrim Of Sorrow
- We Shall Overcome

Jesse Fuller
- I Double Do Love You
- San Francisco Bay Blues
Theodore Bikel
- Gott Fun Avrom
- Sudarinya
Hamza El Din
- Desse Barama (Peace)
The Greenbriar Boys
- Little Birdie
- Sleepy Eyed John

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival July 23-26, 1964

Vanguard VRS-9185 (mono)
VSD-79185 (stereo)

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= Fontana TFL 6051 (UK)

251965Newport Folk Festival 1964
Evening Concerts Vol. 3


Doc Watson (with Merle Watson & Arnold Watson)
- Blueridge Mountain Blues
- Blackberry Blossom
- Going Down This Road Feeling Bad
Fred McDowell (with the Georgia Sea Island Singers)
- Louise
Hedy West
- 500 Miles
- Anger In The Land
Swan Silvertones
- Oh Mary Don't You Weep
- Feed Me, Jesus

Tom Paxton
- Bottle Of Wine
- That Was The Last Thing On My Mind
Koerner, Ray & Glover
- Blackjack Davy
- What's The Matter With The Mill
Judy Roderick
- He Was A Friend of Mine
- Mr. Brown To You
- Blues On My Ceiling
The Cajun Band
- Bosco Stomp

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival July 23-26, 1964
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Vanguard VRS-9186 (mono)
= VSD-79186 (stereo)


= Fontana TFL 6052 (UK)

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= King/Vanguard SH-227?
(Jp)

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1965
261965The Newport Folk Festival 1965

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
- Mellow Down Easy
The Lilly Brothers (with Tex Logan & Don Stover)
- Black Mountain Rag
Son House
- Sundown Blues
Ishangi Dance Troupe
- Washwoman
Moving Star Hall Singers
- Been In The Storm So Long
Eric Von Schmidt (with Fritz Richmond, Mel Lyman, Geoff Muldaur & Maria d'Amato)
- My Love Comes Rolling Down

Bill Keith & Jim Rooney
- Banjo Medley
John Koerner (with Tony Glover, hca)
- Duncan And Brady
Maria d'Amato (with Geoff Muldaur, g)
- Trick Ain't Walkin' No More
Son House
- Death Letter Blues
Chambers Brothers
- Bottle Music
- I Got It
Mel Lyman, hca
- Rock Of Ages

rec. July 24/25, 1965 Newport, Ri.
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Vanguard VRS 9225 (mono)
VSD 79225 (stereo)
1988
2719??Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival '88 Live

Doc Watson
- Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Dr. John
- Tipitina
Moses Rascoe
- Scooba Doo
Taj Mahal
- Going To Chicago
Tom Paxton
- Ramblin' Boy
Nashville Bluegrass Band
- No Hiding Place
Bill Morrisey
- Married Man
Shawn Colvin
- Steady On
Patty Larkin
- Step Into The Light
Cheryl Wheeler
- Half A Book
Richard Thompson
- Turning Of The Tide

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival 1988

Alcazar 105
19??
281997Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival

Pete Seeger
- This Land Is Your Land
Indigo Girls
- American Tune
Subdudes
- He's Got You On His Mind
Luka Bloom
- Delirious
Shawn Colvin
- Cry Like An Angel
Flaco Jimenez
- Teresa La Panadera
Robert Earl Keen
- Mariano
Sweet Honey In The Rock
- Crying For Freedom
Richard Thompson
- She Moves Through The Fair
Wild Magnolias & Rebirth Jazz Band
- Shallow Water
Cheryl Wheeler
- Arrow
Greg Brown
- Good Morning Coffee
Chris Smither
- The Blues
Michelle Shocked
- Ballad Of Penny Evans
Pete Seeger
- To Know God Will

 
compilations
291969Mississippi John Hurt (1963-1964)

Newport, R.I., 1963
- Candy Man
- Trouble, I've Had It All My Day
- Frankie
"FOTM" Festival, New York, 1964
- Monday Morning Blues
- Pallet On The Floor

- Newport, R.I., 1964
- Coffee Blues

- Newport, R.I., 1964
- See See Rider
- Stagolee
- Spike Driver Blues
- Sliding Delta
- Bye And Bye I Will See Jesus
- Talking Casey




Private PR 5 (Austria)
3019??The Best of the Newport Folk Festivals

Bob Dylan
- Blowing In The Wind
Odetta
- Joshua Fought The Battle Of Jericho
Joan Baez / Bob Gibson
- Virgin Mary Had One Son
Jose Feliciano
- I`m Satisfied With My Babe
The Freedom Singers
- We Shall Overcome

Jose Feliciano
- La Bamba
Buffy Sainte-Marie
- Melora
Pete Seeger
- Cripple Creek
John Lee Hooker
- Bus Station Blues
Lester Flat / Earl Scruggs
- Salty Dog Blues
Joan Baez / Bob Dylan
- With God On Our Side


Vanguard VSD-8003
311972The Great Blues Men

Homesick James
- Set A Date

John Lee Hooker
- Dusty Road
Sleepy John Estes
- Corinna #
Muddy Waters
- Nineteen Years Old

Jesse Fuller
- San Francisco Bay Blues
Mance Lipscomb
- Blues In G

Rev. Gary Davis
- If I Had My Way #

Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Key To The Highway
Otis Spann
- Burning Fire
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Cotton Field Blues
Big Bill Broonzy
- Louise, Louise Blues
Johnny Young
- Tighten Up On It
James Cotton
- Ain't Nobody's Business


Mississippi John Hurt
- Moanin' The Blues
Junior Wells
- Stormy Mnday Blues #
Johnny Shines
- Dynaflow Blues
Son House (+ Al Wilson)
- Empire State Blues #
Sonny Terry
- Mountain Blues
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
- It's All Right, Baby

Jimmy Rushing
- How Long, How Long Blues
Skip James
- Cypress Grove Blues
J. B. Hutto
- Please Help

Fred McDowell
- Fred's Ramblin' Blues
Ida Cox
- Four Day Creep #

Robert Pete Williams
- On My Way From Texas
Otis Rush
- I't's A Mean Old World


# not on CD
DLP
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Vanguard VSD 25/26

Vanguard / King GW-203/4
(Jp 1972)

(=) Vanguard CD 25/26 (1988)

321976Great Bluesmen Newport

Robert Pete Williams
- Midnight Boogie
- Levee Camp Blues
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
- My Baby Done Changed The Lock On The Door
John Lee Hooker with Bill Lee on bass
- Tupelo
- Bus Station Blues

Son House
- Son's Blues
- Death Letter Blues #
- Pony Blues
Sleepy John Estes
- Mailman Blues
- Clean Up At Home
Doc Reese
- Hey Rattler / Oh My Lord


Mississippi John Hurt
- Sliding Delta
- Trouble, I've Had It All My Day
Skip James
- Hard Times Killing Floor Blues
- Cherry Ball Blues #
- Illinois Blues
The Reverend Gary Davis
- Death Don't Have No Mercy

Willie Doss
- Catfish Blues
- I Had A Woman
Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Lord, I'm Going Down South
- If The River Was Whiskey
Lightnin' Hopkins with Samuel Lay
- Cotten Fields Blues
- Shake That Thing

inner gatefold of Vanguard VSD 77/78
gatefold inner sleeve, left side; click to enlarge !gatefold inner sleeve, right side; click to read Maynard Solomon notes !

# note on CD 77/78: "due to compact disc time restrictions some songs on the original album are not included in this package"

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Vanguard VSD 77/78

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King/Vanguard LAX-155
(Jp 1976)

notes by Samuel Charters
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= Vanguard CD 77/78 (1991)
2 LPs on 1 CD #
Great Bluesmen At
Newport 1959-1965

32a1991Bluegrass at Newport
recorded live at the Newport Folk Festivals 1959, 60 & 63
Lester Flatt / Earl Scruggs / The Foggy Mountain Boys
- Salty Dog Blues
- Before I Met You
- Cabin On The Hill
- Jimmy Brown The Newsboy
The New Lost City Ramblers
- Train Forty-Five
- Pretty Little Misss
- Liza Jane
Tex Logan/Eric Weissberg & The New Lost City Ramblers
- Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel
Mac Wiseman And The Country Boys
- I Wonder How The Old Folks Are At Home
- Love Letters In The Sand
- Little Footsteps In The Snow
Clarence (Tom) Ashley/Doc Watson/Clint Howard/Fred Price
- 'Way Downtown
- Maggie Walker Blues
- The Girl I Loved In Sunny Tennessee
- Lee Highway Blues
Earl Scruggs
- Flinthill Special
- Earl's Breakdown
- Cumberland Gap
The Morris Brothers
- Salty Dog Blues
- You Give Me Your Love and I'll Give You Mine
Jim And Jesse And The Virginia Boys
- Border Ride
- Gosh, I Miss You All The Time
- Dill Pickle Rag
- She Left Me Standing On The Mountain


Vanguard 112 / 22
331991Blues At Newport
Recorded live at the Newport Folk Festival 1959-64

Mississippi John Hurt
- Candy Man
- Coffee Blues
- Stagolee
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Long Gone
- Key To The Highway
Reverend Gary Davis
- Samson And Delilah
- I Won’t Be Back No More
Reverend Robert Wilkins
- The Prodigal Son
- (I Wish I Was In) Heaven Sitting Down
Skip James
- Devil Got My Woman (3:23)
Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachel & Hammy Nixon
- Clean Up At Home
Robert Pete Williams
- On My Way From Texas
- Bulldog Blues
Jesse Fuller
- I Double Double Do Love You
- San Francisco Bay Blues
John Hammond
- Me And The Devil
John Lee Hooker
- Sometimes You Make Me Feel So Bad
- Hobo Blues
Dave Van Ronk
- That Will Never Happen No More

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Vanguard CD 70115-2
351993Blues With A Feeling
Recorded live at the Newport Folk Festival

disc 1
- Introduction
Son House
- Preachin' Blues
- Death Letter
- Empire State Express
Mance Lipscomb
- God Moves On The Water (The Sinking Of The Titanic)
Skip James
- Devil Got My Woman (4:52) [previously unreleased]
Bukka White
- Aberdeen Mississippi Blues
Robert Pete Williams
- Levee Camp Blues #
Mississippi Fred Mcdowell
- Louise Louise
Rev. Robert Wilkins
- Don't Let Nobody Turn You 'round
Rev. Pearly Brown & Mrs. Christine Brown
- Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
Mississippi Fred Mcdowell & Rev. Robert Wilkins
- What Do You Think About Jesus
Lightnin' Hopkins
- The Woman I'm Loving, She's Taken My Appetite (Monkey Faced Woman)
- Come On Baby
- Baby Please Don't Go
Mance Lipscomb
- Freddie
- So Different Blues

disc 2
Elizabeth Cotten
- Freight Train
Mississippi John Hurt
- Here I Am Lord, Send Me
- Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Jesse Fuller
- San Francisco Bay Blues #
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
- Born In Chicago
John Lee Hooker
- I Can't Quit You Now Blues
Muddy Waters
- Walkin' Blues
- I Can't Be Satisfied
Willie Dixon & Eddie Boyd
- Five Long Years
Willie Dixon & Lafayette Leake
- Wrinkles
Dave Van Ronk
- Cocaine
John Hammond
- Drop Down Mama
Eric Von Schmidt
- Grizzly Bear
John Koerner
- Traveling Blues
The Chambers Brothers
- See See Rider
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
- Blues With A Feeling
- Look Over Yonders Wall

all tracks previously unreleased except #
2 CD set

Vanguard VCD2-77005

(=)
Vanguard VCD 73133-2/
Vanguard VCD 73134-2

361994The New Lost City Ramblers
Old Time Music


- Introduction
- Leather Britches
- Free Little Bird
- My Name Is John Johanna
- Jesse James
- Bow Down
- Stone's Rag
- Gold Watch And Chain
- Worried Man Blues
- Little Darlin' Pal Of Mine
- Wildwood Flower
- Sally Johnson
- Little Birdie
- Sail Away Ladies
- Old Tim Brooks
- Pretty Little Miss Out In The Garden
- Lost John
- Chilly Winds
- Wish I Was A Single Girl Again
- Waterbound
- Needle Case
- Roll On Buddy
- Bowling Green
- San Antonio Rose
- The Old Gospel Ship
- Train 45
- Oh Death
- Weapon Of Prayer
- Black Jack Davey
- This World Is Not My Home

rec. 1963-65 at the Newport Folk Festival; produced and annotated by Mary Katherine Aldin
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Vanguard CD 77011-2
371995Gospel at Newport

- Christian's Automobile - The Dixie Hummingbirds #
- Only Believe - Swan Silvertone Singers #
- Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning - Rev. Pearly Brown & Mrs. Christine Brown "#" [actually previously on Vanguard VCD2-77005]
- Gonna Lay Down My Sword And Shield - Joseph Spence #
- Swing Down Chariot - Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes #
- Jesus Hear My Prayer - Swan Silvertone Singers #
- I've Got So Much To Shout About - The Dixie Hummingbirds #
- Trouble In The Land Will Soon Be Over - Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes #
- You Better Mind - Bessie Jones, Janie Hunter #
- See God's Ark A-Moving - Moving Star Hall Singers [Vanguard VRS 9182]
- What A Time - Rev. Pearly Brown & Mrs Christine Brown #
- Highway To Heaven - Rev. Alex Bradford & The Stone Temple Baptist Church Singers #
- Samson And Delilah - Reverend Gary Davis [Vanguard VRS-9145]
- This Little Light Of Mine - The Freedom Singers #
- John The Revelator - Son House #
- Every Day Will Be Sunday By And By - Dorothy Love Coates & The Gospel Harmonettes #
- Just A Closer Walk With Thee - The Chambers Brothers/Joan Baez #
- Oh Mary Don't You Weep - Swan Silvertone Singers [Vanguard VRS-9186]
- Pray On My Child - The Staple Singers [Vanguard VRS-9185]

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival 1959, 1963-66

# previously unreleased
notes by
Mary Katherine Aldin

Vanguard VCD 77014-2
381995Nashville At Newport

Jimmie Driftwood
- The Battle Of New Orleans
Maybelle Carter
- Cannonball Blues
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
- Mule Skinner Blues (Blue Yodel No. 8)
Hazel Dickens / Alice Foster Gerrard
- Walking In My Sleep - - A Tiny Broken Heart
- The One I Love Is Gone
Arthur Smith
- Late Last Night
- Milk 'em In The Evening Blues
- Pig In The Pen
- Hell Among The Yearlings
Ike Everly
- Blue Smoke
- Everly Rag
- Step It Up and Go
- Bass Fiddle Rag
- Nellie Grey
- Dirty Guitar Blues
Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys
- Wabash Cannonball
- Cannonball Rag
- Fox Chase Medley
- I Wash My Hands In Muddy Water
- Dixie Breakdown
- Steel Guitar Chimes
Pete Seeger
- Introduction
Johnny Cash
- Big River
- Folsom Prison Blues
- I Still Miss Someone
- Rock Island Line
- Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
- I Walk The Line
- The Ballad Of Ira Hayesh
- Keep On The Sunny Side


Vanguard CD 77016-2
391997Blues With A Feeling - part one

Dick Waterman
- Introduction
Son House
- Preaching Blues
- Death Letter Blues
- Empire State Express
Skip James
- Devil Got My Woman (4:52)
Bukka White
- Aberdeen Mississippi Blues
Robert Pete Williams
- Levee Camp Blues
Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Louise
Reverend Robert Wilkins
- Don't You Let Nobody Turn You Round
Reverend Pearly Brown & Mrs. Christine Brown
- Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
Mississippi Fred McDowell, Annie Mae McDowell & Reverend Robert Wilkins
- What Do You Think About Jesus
Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins
- The Woman I'm Loving She's Taken My Appetite
- Come On Baby
- Baby Please Don't Go
Mance Lipscomb
- Freddie
- So Different Blues
- God Moves On The Water (The Sinking Of The Titanic)

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival

Vanguard VCD 73133-2
401997Blues With A Feeling - part two

Elizabeth Cotten
- Freight Train
Mississippi John Hurt
- Here Am I Lord Send Me
- Pallet On Your Floor
Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller
- San Francisco Bay Blues
John Lee Hooker
- I Can't Quit You Baby / Stop Now Baby
Muddy Waters
- Walkin' Blues
- I Can't Be Satisfied
Eddie Boyd & Willie Dixon
- Five Long Years
Lafayette Leake & Willie Dixon
- Wrinkles
Dave Van Ronk
- Cocaine
John Hammond
- Drop Down Mama
Eric Von Schmidt
- Grizzly Bear
"Spider" John Koerner
- Traveling Blues
The Chambers Brother
- See See Rider
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
- Blues With A Feeling
- Look Over Yonders Wall
- Born In Chicago

rec. live at the Newport Folk Festival

Vanguard VCD 73134-2
412001Newport Folk Festival
Best of Bluegrass 1959-66


disc 1
Hylo Brown And The Timberliners
- John Henry #
- Gathering Flowers From The Hillside #
- Love And Wealth #
- Orange Blossom Special #
- The Prisoner Song #
The Stanley Brothers / The Clinch Mountain Boys
- How Mountain Girls Can Love
- Man Of Constant Sorrow
- Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
- Choo Choo Coming
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs / The Foggy Mountain Boys
- Salty Dog Blues
- Before I Met You
- Cabin On The Hill
- Jimmy Brown The Newsboy
Jim & Jesse/The Virginia Boys
- Border Ride
- Gosh I Miss You All The Time
- Dill Pickle Rag
- She Left Me Standing On The Mountain
- Pardon Me #
- Sweet Little Miss Blue Eyes #

disc 2
Don Stover
- Kansas City Railroad Blues #
- Rabbit Song #
- Flint Hill Special #r
- Earl's Breakdown #
The Lilly Brothers
- Why Did You Wander? #
- Bury Me Beneath The Willow #
- Billy In The Lowground #
- Little Annie #
- I'll Live On #
Bill Monroe And His Blue Grass Boys
- Walls Of Time
- Grey Eagle
- Cotton-Eyed Jack
- Shady Grove
- Blue Yodel
- Molly And Tenbrooks
- Bluegrass Breakdown

disc 3
Jim & Jesse / The Virginia Boys
- Alabam' #
- Memphis, Tennessee
- Airmail Special
- Better Time A-Comin
- Bill Cheatham
- The Grave In The Valleys
- Walking In My Sleep
Hazel Dickens / Alice Gerrard
- Sugarfoot Rag
- A Tiny Broken Heart
- The One I Love Is Gone
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs / The Foggy Mountain Boys
- Maiden's Prayer
- Will You Be Lonesome Too?oys
- Foggy Moutain Chimes
- Wabash Cannonball
- When The Saints Go Marching In
- The Beverly Hillbillies: The Ballad Of Jed Clampett

# 16 previously unreleased tracks
3 CD set
painting by Meredith Steele



Vanguard 3VCD187/89-2
422001Newport Folk Festival
Best of the Blues 1959-68


disc 1
Mississippi John Hurt
- Sliding Delta
- Candy Man
- Coffee Blues
- Stagger Lee
- Here I Am Lord Send Me
- Pallet On Your Floor
Skip James
- Devil Got My Woman (3:23)
- Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
Son House
- Preaching Blues
- Death Letter Blues
- Empire State Express
- Son Blues
Bukka White
- Aberdeen Mississippi Blues
Mississippi Fred McDowell
- Louise
- If The River Was Whiskey
Muddy Waters
- Walkin' Blues
- I Can't Be Satisfied

disc 2
Robert Pete Williams
- Levee Camp Blues
- Midnight Boogie
- On My Way From Texas
Mance Lipscomb
- Freddie
- So Different Blues
- God Moves On The Water (The Sinking Of The Titanic)
Jesse Fuller
- San Francisco Bay Blues
- Double Double Do Love You
Rev. Gary Davis
- Samson And Delilah
- I Won't Be Back No More
Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry
- Intro/The Train Is Leaving #
- Drink Muddy Water #
- Long Gone
- Key To The Highway
- My Baby Done Changed The Lock On The Door
Sleepy John Estes
- Clean Up At Home

disc 3
Lightnin' Hopkins
- Woman I'm Lovin' She's Taken My Appetite
- Baby Please Don't Go
Lightnin' Hopkins & Samuel Lay
- Shake That Thing
John Lee Hooker & Bill Lee
- Tupelo
- Bus Station Blues
- Let's Make It #
- Great Fire Of Natchez #
- Boom Boom #
- I Can't Quit You Baby / Stop Now Baby
Memphis Slim
- How Long #
- Black Cat Crossed My Path #
- Harlem Bound #
- Piano Instrumental #
Muddy Waters & Otis Spann
- Blow Wind Blow #
- Flood #
Chambers Brothers
- CC Rider
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
- Blues With A Feeling
- Born In Chicago #

# 12 previously unreleased tracks
3 CD set
painting by Meredith Steele
notes by John Milward

Vanguard 3VCD193/95-2


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- eBay auctions
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source of left column picture: Cover of Vanguard VCD 77002

thanks to Patrice Champarou, Claude Van Raefelgem and Snežana Lazarević for additional info

 

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The Newport folk festival Songbook
edited by Jean Ritchie with a foreword by Pete Seeger

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