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Lifelong political activist and Blues/Jazz/Folk singer Barbara Dane - namechecked by the likes of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt, etc, and routinely compared with Bessie Smith - commenced her recording career in 1956. Possessor of an extraordinary voice, in 1958 Time Magazine described her: "The voice is pure, rich and carries the dusky legato that still echoes the New Orleans of forty years ago... as rare as a 20 carat diamond." This compilation features her two 1962 LPs, "When I Was A Young Girl" and "On My Way". For many years her early recordings were unavailable; this is the first time these albums have been thus paired up. Sometimes described as "America's Great Lost/Forgotten Icon", she has only, in the 21st Century, belatedly received due acknowledgement and respect. Although now in her mid 90s, Barbara still records and performs occasionally, and is about to publish her autobiography.
Lifelong political activist and Blues/Jazz/Folk singer Barbara Dane - namechecked by the likes of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt, etc, and routinely compared with Bessie Smith - commenced her recording career in 1956. Possessor of an extraordinary voice, in 1958 Time Magazine described her: "The voice is pure, rich and carries the dusky legato that still echoes the New Orleans of forty years ago... as rare as a 20 carat diamond." This compilation features her two 1962 LPs, "When I Was A Young Girl" and "On My Way". For many years her early recordings were unavailable; this is the first time these albums have been thus paired up. Sometimes described as "America's Great Lost/Forgotten Icon", she has only, in the 21st Century, belatedly received due acknowledgement and respect. Although now in her mid 90s, Barbara still records and performs occasionally, and is about to publish her autobiography.
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When I Was A Young Girl-On My Way
Artist: Barbara Dane
Format: CD
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. When I Was a?Young Girl
2. Little Maggie
3. Nine Hundred Miles
4. Turkey Reveille
5. Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot
6. Ramblin'
7. Girl of Constant Sorrow
8. Gypsy Davie
9. Single Girl
10. The Danville Girl
11. Stung Right
12. Greensleeves
13. La Lee Too Dum
14. Don't?Sing Love Songs
15. Take It Slow and Easy
16. I'm on My Way
17. Draggin' My Heart Around
18. Crazy Blues
19. Goodbye Daddy Goodbye
20. Cake Walking Babies from Home
21. Wild Women Don't Have the Blues
22. This Little Light of Mine
23. Hurry Up Sundown, Let Tomorrow Come
24. Good Old Wagon
25. The Hammer Song
26. Mama Don't Allow No Twistin'

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Lifelong political activist and Blues/Jazz/Folk singer Barbara Dane - namechecked by the likes of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bonnie Raitt, etc, and routinely compared with Bessie Smith - commenced her recording career in 1956. Possessor of an extraordinary voice, in 1958 Time Magazine described her: "The voice is pure, rich and carries the dusky legato that still echoes the New Orleans of forty years ago... as rare as a 20 carat diamond." This compilation features her two 1962 LPs, "When I Was A Young Girl" and "On My Way". For many years her early recordings were unavailable; this is the first time these albums have been thus paired up. Sometimes described as "America's Great Lost/Forgotten Icon", she has only, in the 21st Century, belatedly received due acknowledgement and respect. Although now in her mid 90s, Barbara still records and performs occasionally, and is about to publish her autobiography.
        
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