Cisco Houston was a vital figure in the folk music movement
of the 1940s and 1950s. The album features 29 songs (8 previously unreleased,
including 2 duets with Woody Guthrie), and they were selected from his many
Folkways recordings between 1941 and 1961. The CD has material Cisco learned
while working and traveling across this nation.
I Ain't Got No Home in This World Anymore
Rambling Gambling Man
Better World A-Comin'
Great American Bum, The
Cat Came Back, The
Frozen Logger, The
Pat Works on the Railroad (Paddy Works on the Railroad)
Dark as the Dungeon
Girl in the Wood, The
Ship in the Sky
What Did the Deep Sea Say?
St. James Infirmary
Born 100,000 Years Ago
Preacher and the Slave, The (Pie in the Sky)
Mysteries of a Hobo's Life
Great July Jones
Picture from Life's Other Side
I Ride an Old Paint