HEDY WEST from North Georgia, at the southern end of the Appalachians. A L Lloyd regarded her as ‘far and away the of American girl singers in the revival.’ A sensitive and vibrant singer who accompanied herself in a distinctive style on the five-string banjo, her early recordings for the Topic label have had a remarkable influence on the folk song revival.

1 The House Carpenter
2 Pretty Saro
3 Old Smokey
4 Blow Ye Gentle Winds
5 My Soul’s Full Of Glory
6 Promised Land
7 Over There
8 Little Matty Groves
9 Rake And Rambling Boy
10 Joe Bowers
11 Whistle, Daughter, Whistle
12 I’m An Old Bachelor
13 Johnny Sands
14 My Good Old Man
15 Frankie Silvers
16 Lee Tharin’s Bar Room

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