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Alan Lomax Root Hog or Die 100 Songs, 100 Years: Centennial Tribute

(Limit. Ed. Vinyl 6LP Box Set)

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In celebration of Alan Lomax's 100th birthday, Mississippi Records is proud to present a 6LP box set featuring 100 of his finest field recordings. Previously unreleased tracks by Bob Dylan, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Southern Drum and Fife Corps, Bill Broonzy, Rosa Lee Hill, Dennis McGee, Jean Ritchie, Shirley Collins, Bukka White, Vera Ward Hall, The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Son House and many more. 55 unreleased tracks in all on this set. Also includes hard to find tracks by Skip James, Fred McDowell, Almeda Riddle, Duke of Iron, Jeannie Robertson, Bessie Jones, Texas Gladden, and many more. This box set was lovingly compiled by Nathan Salsburg from the Alan Lomax archive's deep well of material. Only top notch recordings. 

• 6 LP's in their own record sleeves highlighting beautiful photography from the Lomax Archive
• Remastered audio by Timothy Stollenwerk
• 28 page booklet with many photos, an essay by Alan Lomax, a chronology of all of Lomax's field recording trips, and liner notes by Nathan Salsburg.
• Heavy duty standard "candy box" style outer box

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LP1 - Root Hog Or Die Volume 1: I'm A Rambler, I'm a Gambler
1. Alan Lomax - I'm A Rambler, I'm A Gambler
2. Sonny Boy Williamson, Memphis Slim, Big Bill Broonzy - I Could Hear My Name A Ringin'
3. Anita Wilkins And Group - One, Two, Three
4. Celeste Cappelli And Group - Carnival Comes And Goes
5. Edward King - Le Jour De L'an (New Year's Day)
6. Steven Wright - Hambone
7. Sheila Kay Adams - Dinah
8. Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & Greater Harvest M.B. Church Congregation - Steal Away / Didn't Hear Nobody Pray
9. Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton - Alabama Bound
10. Clark Kessinger And Band - Sally Ann Johnson
11. Ernest Williams And Group - Go Down Old Hannah
12. United Sacred Harp Musical Association - New Prospect
13. Abraham "Aapo" Juhani - Finnish Waltz
14. Rosa Lee Hill - Faro
15. Jasimuddin - Banshi Instrumental
16. Alphonse Picou and Paul Dominguez, Jr. - High Society

LP2 - Root Hog Or Die Volume 2: Sing Anything
1. Neal Morris - Sing Anything
2. Banda De Castelló De La Ribera - Como Las Propias Rosas
3. Church Of God In Christ Congregation - Amen, Amen, Amen
4. Dennis McGee - Madame Young / Mon Chère Bébé Créole
5. Margaret Berry - Her Mantle So Green
6. Beatrice Dick And Group - Meet Me On The Road
7. Luigino Scollo and Pietro Guarrasi - Nnuena (Christmas Novena)
8. Hobart Smith - Cindy
9. Isla Cameron - Pu'in Bracken (Pulling Bracken)
10. Skip James - Cherry Ball Blues
11. Son House - Downhearted Blues
12. Unknown Artist - Baile De Ibio (Warrior Dance)
13. John Steven - Big Kilmarnock Bonnet
14. La Roux Chayopy - Chèz-O, Prete M Yon Chèz-O (Chair, Oh! Let Me Have A Chair
15. Wade Ward - Train On The Island
16. Elmer Barton - Arkansas Traveler
17. Bobby Jean Hemphill, Ruby Hemphill, Lucille Rice - Cornbread Rough, Biscuit Tough

LP3 - Root Hog Or Die Volume 3: Sailing In The Boat When The Tide Runs Strong
1. Almeda Riddle - Down In Arkansas
2. Paddy Breen and Michael Coleman - Jolly Tinker / The Pretty Girls Of Mayo
3. McKinley Peebles and Bessie Jones - You Got To Reap What You Sow / A Little Talk With Jesus Makes It Right
4. Harvey Porter - Since You Have Disdained Me I'll Cross The Deep Blue Sea
5. Canray Fontenot, Bois Sec Ardoin and Freeman Fontenot - Bonsoir Moreau
6. Bill Broonzy - In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town
7. Jimmy MacBeath - Tramps And Hawkers
8. Charles Barnett - Remember Jesus Died When He Was Young
9. Venturina Marandella - Ninna Nanna
10. John Davis And The Georgia Sea Island Singers - Read 'Em John
11. Unknown Artist - Strigaturi
12. Unknown Artist - Flirtation Dance
13. Brendan Behan - Zoological Gardens
14. Pretty White Eagles Mardi Gras Indians - Indian Red
15. Compagna Sacco - Lenga Serpentina (Serpent Tongue)
16. Emma Hammond - Laura Lee
17. Elizabeth Austin And Group - Sailing In The Boat When The Tide Run Strong
18. Brother Alec Stamps And Rose Hill M.B. Church Congregation - When I Reach That Other Shore
19. Fred McDowell - Lord Have Mercy

LP4 - Root Hog Or Die Volume 4: This Old World Is In A Tangle
1. Vera Ward Hall - When I Can Read My Titles Clean
2. Fiddlin' Joe Martin And Group - Going To Fishing
3. Harry Cox - Cruising Round Yarmouth
4. Shirley Collins - Rambleaway
5. Dawson "Little Daugh (or Daw)" Henson - Fare You Well My Little Annie Darling
6. Herth Colaire And Group - Join This Food Campaign
7. Cedar Place Children - My Gal's A Corker
8. Alice Gibbs - Jerusalem Cuckoo
9. Uncle Alec (Eck) Dunford - Memories Of The 1940 National Folk Festival / Fisher's Hornpipe
10. Duke Of Iron And Group - Calypso Invasion
11. Waulking Group - Mo Nighean Donn Á Còrnaig
12. Calvin Frazier And Sampson Pittman - This Old World's In A Tangle
13. Unknown Artist - Tammuriata (Drum Rhythms)
14. Jeannie Robertson - Wi' My Rovin' Eye
15. Bessie Jones - Diamond Joe
16. Sid Hemphill And Group - So Soon I'll Be At Home

LP5- Root Hog Or Die Volume 5: The Day Is Past And Gone
1. Texas Gladden - Cold Mountain
2. Bob Dylan - Masters Of War
3. Ray Hicks - Reuben Train
4. Davie Stewart - MacPherson's Rant
5. Bukka White - Hundredth Man Blues
6. Emperor Mackenze - I Wonder Where My Mother Has Gone
7. Unknown Artist - Coco Rico De La Habana (Good Coconuts From Havana)
8. Babsy McQueen And Group - Roll Roll And Go
9. Indian Bottom Association Of Old Regular Baptists - The Day Is Past And Gone
10. John Llewellyn Edwards And The Treorchy Male Choir - Cosher Bailey Had An Engine
11. Cecil Agusta - Stop All The Buses
12. Troupe Of Mnsieur Mohamed Ben Abderrahmane - Ya Malikna (Oh, Our King)
13. Epifanio Capellán And Group - Yo Sí La Quería
14. Raphael Hurtault And Group - Di Yo Pa Hele Pou Nou
15. Sophie Loman Wing And Group - I'll Be Waiting There

LP6 - Root Hog Or Die Volume 6: Free A Little Bird
1. "22" And Group - Early In The Morning
2. Rev. Olsie Cowan And Spiritual Baptist Congregation - Prayer / Doption
3. Jean Ritchie - Nottamun Town
4. Inez Muñoz And Grupo De Cádiz - Fandango De Comares
5. Dennis McGee - Two Step De Eunice
6. Belton Sutherland - Blues #2
7. Mark Anderson - High Force Agricultural Show
8. Unknown Artist - Al-Hamdulillah (Thanks Be To God)
9. Southern Fife & Drum Corps - Little And Low
10. Francilia - Mèt Kafou Men Djaba-la (Master Of The Crossroads, Here Is The Devil)
11. Kitty Gallagher - Keen For A Dead Child
12. Fred And Annie Mae McDowell - Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed
13. Ballinakill Ceilidhe Band - Grace's Favorite
14. Bascom Lamar Lunsford - Free A Little Bird
15. John Strachan - Mormond Braes
16. Bright Light Quartet - I'm Tired
17. Dolores Fernández Geijo - Duérmete, Niño Angelito (Sleep, Angel Baby)
18. Unknown Artist - I Bid You Goodnight

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