The songs on Old Timey Songs for Children, a 1959 album, were old even before the New Lost City Ramblers - Mike Seeger, Tom Paley, and John Cohen, with their fiddle, banjo, guitar, and autoharp - recorded them. Sources cited in the accompanying booklet include such quaintly named bands as Earl Johnson’s Clodhoppers and Fisher Hendley and his Aristocratic Pigs.
Old-Timey (or old-time) refers to the oldest form of country music ever recorded. Country music was first recorded in the early '20s, and its style and sound had remained consistent since the 1800s. Though it encompassed a number of different influences, the music's roots lay in British folk songs, which were played on stringed instruments, such as the fiddle
Although Mike Seeger's brand of reverently traditional folk can sound ordinary today, his multi-instrumental talents and wide repertoire made him a key part of the folk revival, both as part of the New Lost City Ramblers and as a solo artist. The self-titled Mike Seeger is his second solo album, from 1964.
This list ranks the best songs with time in the name, regardless of their genre. Many of the tracks listed are songs about time, but just because that word is in the title doesn't mean that the song's subject. Old Time Rock & Roll Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. 11. 100 44. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Chicago.
Mike and Peggy Seeger draw on a huge array of songs about games, animals, dances, fantasies, nature, and travels. Presented as sing-a-longs for children 10 and under, these songs include the playful "Jimmy Crack Corn," "Froggie Went a Courtin'," "She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain," "Ducks in the Millpond," and songs of slightly more serious themes such as "I Got a Letter This Morning," "Goodbye, Old Paint," and "Do, Do Pity My Case. The musical arrangements feel a bit stiff, but if learning old songs is what you are after, this is a great resource. This album is quality authentic music that children love! My kids wear this album out and better yet I like it.
Mike Seeger (August 15, 1933 – August 7, 2009) was an American folk musician and folklorist. He was a distinctive singer and an accomplished musician who played autoharp, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, guitar, mouth harp, mandolin, dobro, jaw harp, and pan pipes. Seeger, a half-brother of Pete Seeger, produced more than 30 documentary recordings, and performed in more than 40 other recordings. He desired to make known the caretakers of culture that inspired and taught him.
The songs’ origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, 19th-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song! And the singers themselves are a who’s who of American folk music artistry-Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Cisco Houston, Suni Paz, Tom Glazer, Lord Invader, and many more. 56 minutes, 40-page booklet with lyrics. This is the 25th release in the Smithsonian Folkways Classic Series.
The best album by Peggy Seeger is Folk Songs Of Courting And Complaint which is ranked number 27673 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 29. Peggy Seeger album bestography. Higher ranked (27,673rd) This album (49,064th) Lower ranked Folk Songs Of Courting And ComplaintAnimal Folk Songs For Children: Selected From Ruth Crawford Seeger's Animal Folk Songs For Children-. Listen to Animal Folk Songs For Children: Selected From Ruth Crawford Seeger's Animal Folk Songs For Children on YouTube. A Squirrel Is a Pretty Thing. Little Brown Dog. Jack, Can I Ride