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FOLK-MUSIC JOURNEY THROUGH 12 SONGS

1970  ∙  Without him  (Astrud Gilberto BR/orig. 'Without her' 1967 Harry Nilsson US)  ∙  1969  ∙  Streets of London  (Ralph McTell UK)  ∙  1968  ∙  Those were the days  (Mary Hopkin UK/ orig. 'The long road' 1926 Alexander Vertinsky USSR)  ∙  1967  ∙  Suzanne  (Leonad Cohen Canada)  ∙  1966  ∙  Hey Joe  (Jimi Hendrix US/ orig. 1962 Billy Roberts US)  ∙  1965  ∙  Subterranean homesick blues  (Bob Dylan US)  ∙  1964  ∙  House of the rising sun  (The Animals UK/ orig. 'Rising sun blues' 1933 Clarence Ashley US)  ∙  The sounds of silence  (Simon & Garfunkel US)  ∙  1962  ∙  Sag mir wo die Blumen sind  (Marlene Dietrich DE/orig. 'Where have all the flowers gone' 1955 Pete Segeer US)  ∙  1961  ∙  The lion sleeps tonight  (The Tokens US/ orig. 'Mbube' 1939 Solomon Linda ZA)  ∙  1957  ∙  La foule  (Edith Piaf FR/orig. 'Que nadie sepa mi sufrir' 1936 Angel Cabral AR)  ∙  1956  ∙  She moved through the fair  (Pete Segeer US/ orig. 1936 trad. Ireland)  ∙

 

Freight Train: a folk-song composed around 1910 by Elisabeth Cotten (1893-1987) and first recorded by the latter in 1956