Troubadours: Folk and the Roots Of American Music, Pt. 4

Troubadours: Folk and the Roots Of American Music, Pt. 4

CD(German Import)

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In another fine box set series from reissue specialists Bear Family Records, the history of the American folk ballad tradition is chronicled on Troubadours: Folk and the Roots of American Music. From the dawn of the recording era and the rural Appalachian singers of the 1920s through the pop-crossover singer/songwriters of the '70s, the traditions of storytelling, political statements, and personal introspection have remained a common thread throughout folk music's history. The fourth and final collection of this series stretches into the '70s and encompasses artists who crossed into the pop world and beyond. Rod McKuen, John Denver, Joni Mitchell, Harry Nilsson, and Gordon Lightfoot are all represented on this eclectic volume. It also explores the changing face of troubadours in country music with artists like Townes Van Zandt, Mickey Newbury, and Kris Kristofferson.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/29/2014
Label: Bear Family Germany
UPC: 5397102174049
catalogNumber: 2603223

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Hoyt Axton   Arranger,Composer,Lyricist
John Hartford   Composer
Kris Kristofferson   Composer
Mickey Newbury   Composer
Ian Tyson   Composer
Steve Young   Composer
Mason Williams   Composer
Bob Gibson   Composer
Steve Goodman   Composer
Gordon Lightfoot   Composer
Malvina Reynolds   Composer
Jean Ritchie   Composer
Shel Silverstein   Composer
John Stewart   Composer
Tim Buckley   Composer
Gene Clark   Composer
John Denver   Composer
Joni Mitchell   Composer
Michael Nesmith   Composer
Harry Nilsson   Composer
Gram Parsons   Composer
John Prine   Composer
Jesse Winchester   Composer
Jacques Brel   Composer
Mark Spoelstra   Composer
Billy Edd Wheeler   Composer
Travis Edmonson   Composer
Rod McKuen   Composer
Jimmie Driftwood   Composer
Richard Fariña   Composer
Bonnie Dobson   Composer
Bob Buchanan   Composer
Bill Danoff   Composer
Sylvia Fricker   Composer
Jerry Jeff Walker   Composer
Bernie Leadon   Composer
Gene MacLellan   Composer
Roger McGuinn   Composer
Taffy Nivert   Composer
Mike Settle   Composer
Townes Van Zandt   Composer
Hedy West   Composer
Bob Camp   Composer
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Richard Weize   Reissue Producer
Dave Samuelson   Liner Notes,Reissue Producer,Illustrations
Pauline Marden   Composer
Gaby Rogers   Composer
Andreas Merck   Photo Scanning
Jonathan Hall   Composer
Mike Taylor   Composer
Bill Martin   Composer
John Koerner   Composer
Mohns Mohnsen   Illustrations
Ken Ransey   Composer
Pax Thompson   Composer

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