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Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger
0. DISC 1: VOLUME 1:
1. Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - Dolores Keane/Tommy Sands/Vedran Smailovic/Tommy Sands
2. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine - Jackson Browne/Bonnie Raitt
3. Water Is Wide, The - John Gorka
4. Of Time and Rivers Flowing - Richie Havens
5. My Name Is Liza Kalvelage - Ani DiFranco
6. Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) - Bruce Cockburn
7. Festival of Flowers - Tish Hinojosa
8. Step by Step - Sweet Honey in the Rock
9. Blessed Be the Nation - Studs Terkel
10. My Father's Mansion - Eliza Carthy/Billy Bragg
11. Sailing Down My Golden River - Greg Brown
12. Goofing off Suite - Tony Trischka
13. Those Three Are on My Mind - Kim & Reggie Harris/Kim Harris/Reggie Harris/Magpies
14. How Can I Keep from Singing? - Cordelia's Dad
15. All Mixed Up - Peter, Paul and Mary
16. Empty Pocket Blues - Libby McLaren/Robin Flower/Ronnie Gilbert
17. Get Up and Go - Tom Paxton
18. Old Riley - John Stewart
19. If I Had a Hammer - Nanci Griffith
20. Wimoweh - The Weavers
0. DISC 2: VOLUME 2:
1. We Shall Overcome - Bruce Springsteen
2. Bells of Rhymney, The - Roger McGuinn
3. Oh, Had I a Golden Thread - Judy Collins
4. False from True - Guy Davis
5. Letter to Eve - Indigo Girls
6. Waist Deep in the Big Muddy - Dick Gaughan
7. All My Children of the Sun - Tim Robbins
8. Living in the Country - Martin Simpson
9. One Grain of Sand - Odetta
10. Old Father Hudson-Sailing Down Dirty Stream - Casey Neill
11. Torn Flag, The - John Trudell
12. Doublin' - Si Kahn/The Freight Hoppers
13. To Everyone in the World - Cathy Fink
14. Over the Hills - Tommy Makem
15. I Come and Stand at Every Door - Anne Hills
16. My Rainbow Race - Donovan
17. Quiet Early Morning - Holly Near
18. Oh, Sacred World - Studs Terkel
19. And Still I Am Searching - Pete Seeger
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1024
Producers include: Rod McVey, David Seitz, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Cockburn, Ysaye M. Barnwell.
Engineers include: Column Sands, Paul Dieter, David Seitz, Bob Doidge, Tom Tucker.
Includes liner notes by Pete Seeger, Ani DiFranco, Jackson Browne, Jim Musselman, Bruce Cockburn. Contains a 28-page booklet for each disc.
"Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals.
Lyricist: John Trudell.
Personnel: Tommy Makem (vocals, whistling, autoharp); Rory Makem (vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin); Emily Saliers, Pete Seeger (vocals, guitar, banjo); Marcy Marxer (vocals, guitar, hammer dulcimer, mandolin); Donovan, Fred Hellerman, Greg Brown, John Gorka, Amy Ray, Ani DiFranco, Reggie Harris, Richie Havens, Si Kahn, Tom Paxton, Greg Artzner, Bruce Cockburn, Bruce Springsteen, Casey Neill (vocals, guitar); Dick Gaughan, Roger McGuinn (vocals, acoustic guitar); Frank Christian (vocals, 12-string guitar); Eric Weissberg, Frank Lee, John Stewart, Cathy Fink (vocals, banjo); James Hooker (vocals, piano); Pat McInerney (vocals, drums); Stella Jones, Dolores Keane, Doug Lancio, Eric Taylor , Amanda Schreiber, Jack Henry Robbins, Julie Cantor, Gillian Welch, Glen Phillips, Ted Jones, Anne Hills, Holly Near, Alexa Caesar, Eva Amurri, Kevin O'Shea, Jay Joyce, Jean Ritchie, Jim Rooney, John Trudell, Judy Collins, Aisha Kahlil, Kim & Reggie Harris, Lee Hays, Lucy Kaplansky, Matthew Ryan, Nanci Griffith, Odetta, Richard Thompson, Ronnie Gilbert, Rosalie Sorrels, Terry Leonino, Tim Eriksen, Tim Robbins , Tish Hinojosa, Tommy Sands , Bernice Johnson Reagon, Billy Bragg, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Carol Maillard (vocals); Liam O'Flynn (whistling, Uilleann pipe); Lisa Ekstrm (whistling); David Lindley, Dean Magraw, Franklin Bruno, Mark Shark, Martin Simpson, Marvin Denton Dykhuis, Arty McGlynn, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger (guitar); Robby Coffin (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Jay Berliner, Nina Gerber (acoustic guitar); Cliff Eberhardt (dobro); Mark Clifford (banjo); Peter Ostroushko (mandolin); Larry Packer (violin, viola); Soozie Tyrell (violin, background vocals); Ron Lawrence , Eliza Carthy, Amy Farris Tiven, Sam Bardfeld (violin); Dave Bass , Laura Risk, Martin Hayes, Robin Flower (fiddle); Marlene Rice (viola); Abby Newton, Akua Dixon, Vedran Smailovic (cello); Maurice Smith (flute); Charlie Giordano (accordion, piano); Rod McVey (accordion, keyboards); Linda McRae (accordion, background vocals); Chip Dolan (accordion); Michael Amendola (saxophone); Edward Manion (tenor saxophone); Richie Rosenberg (trombone); John Bucchino, Libby McLaren, Scott Petito (piano); Jeffrey Young (organ); Rick Eckstein (keyboards); James Blennerhassett (double bass); Nancy Katz, Jeremy Chatzky (upright bass); Marco Accattatis (electric bass); Doug Robinson (bass guitar); Gary Ray, Paul Pearcy (drums, percussion); Pete McDonald, Jerry Marotta, Ben Riley, Frank Vilardi (drums); Larry Eagle, Rick Walker, Mino Cinelu, Liam Bradley, Sue Evans (percussion); Patti Scialfa (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Colum Sands; Scott McAllister; Mark Miller ; Paul Dieter; Ronnie Freeland; Toby Scott; Tom Tucker.
Liner Note Author: Pete Seeger.
Recording information: Austin, TX; Canada; Groovemasters, Santa Monica, CA; Minnesota; MN; New York, NY; Prime CD Studios, New Zealand; Spring Studios, Rostrevor, Northern, Ireland; Springf.
Director: Betty Scott.
Illustrator: Pete Seeger.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Marvin Denton Dykhuis; Tony Trischka.
Arrangers: Rod McVey; Tommy Sands .
Pete Seeger's gift to American music cannot be overstated. Using basic, often biblical themes, he created and interpreted a body of work which is ingrained in the American national consciousness, and helped to further define the American musical tradition. Appleseed Recordings head Jim Musselman undertook the task of creating a tribute to Seeger, bringing together some of the finest contemporary musicians, folk and otherwise, to interpret some of Seeger's songs.
A standout track is "My Father's Mansions," contributed by British folk/rock troubadour and Woody Guthrie historian Billy Bragg and violinist Eliza Carthy. Seeger disciple Ani Difranco offers a disarmingly tender, delicate reading of "My Name Is Lisa Kalvelage." The most unusual track on the album, the Indigo Girls' take on "Letter To Eve" features processed vocals, elaborate percussion and production tricks. Seeger's standards are well represented: "Where Have All The Flowers Gone" is given a poignant treatment by Tommy Sands and Vedran Smilovic; Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt sing "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine," and Nanci Griffith performs "If I Had A Hammer" along with a band of notable Seeger devotees.
Entertainment Weekly (3/23/98, pp.92-93) - "...sensitive interpretations by Bruce Springsteen, Billy Bragg, Dick Gaughan, and actor Tim Robbins transcend folkie dogma to make an eloquent case for Seeger's stature as a cultural hero." - Rating: B
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