Their Complete General Recordings

The Almanac Singers: Their Complete General Recordings

Compilation album by Almanac Singers

Released
1996

Recorded
July 7, 1941

Genre
Folk

Label
MCA (1996 reissue)

Producer
Alan Lomax (original); reissue produced by Andy McKaie

Their Complete General Recordings is a 1996 album of 1941 recordings by the Almanac Singers.

Contents

1 Reception
2 Track listing
3 Personnel
4 References

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings

Review scores

Source
Rating

Allmusic
[1]

Bruce Eder, writing for Allmusic wrote of the compilation “there isn’t a bad song here” but regarding the liner notes commented “The notes are the only flaw, presenting an oversimplified history of the Almanacs that is a bit vague on details.”[1]
Track listing[edit]

Track
Song Title
Lead Vocals

1.
Blow Ye Winds Heigh Ho
Pete Seeger

2.
Away, Rio
Pete Hawes

3.
Blow The Man Down
Woody Guthrie

4.
House of the Rising Sun
Woody Guthrie

5.
Ground Hog
Pete Seeger

6.
State of Arkansas
Lee Hays

7.
The Weaver’s Song
Ensemble

8.
I Ride An Old Paint
Woody Guthrie

9.
Hard, Ain’t It Hard
Woody Guthrie

10.
The Dodger Song
Lee Hays

11.
Greenland Fishing
Pete Seeger

12.
The Golden Vanity
Pete Seeger

13.
The Coast of High Barbary
Pete Seeger

14.
Haul Away, Joe
Pete Hawes

Personnel[edit]

Woody Guthrie – guitar, harmonica, vocal
Pete Hawes – vocal, possibly guitar
Lee Hays – vocal
Millard Lampell – vocal
Pete Seeger as Pete Bowers – banjo, recorder, vocal

References[edit]

^ a b Eder, Bruce. “Their Complete General Recordings> Review”. Allmusic. Retrieved April 10, 2009. 

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Woody Guthrie

Discography

Library of Congress Recordings
Dust Bowl Ballads
The Columbia River Collection
The Asch Recordings
Ballads of Sacco & Vanzetti
Songs to Grow on for Mother and Child
Nursery Days
The Live Wire

Almanac Singers

Talking Union
Deep Sea Chanteys and Whaling Ballads
Sod Buster Ballads
Dear Mr. President

Legacy

People’s Songs
Woody Guthrie Center
Woody Guthrie Foundation
Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

See also

Bound For Glory (1943 book
1976 film)
Almanac Singers
List of albums by Woody Guthrie
List of songs by Woody Guthrie

“This Land Is Your Land”

Mermaid Avenue (Vol. I
Vol. II
The Complete Sessions
Man in the Sand)
This machine kills fascists

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Pete Seeger

Studio albums

American Folk Songs for Children
God Bless the Grass
Dangerous Songs!?
Rainbow Race
At 89
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