USA, 1958, American folk / Northern American music

Peggy SeegerFolksongs and Ballads: The bravery of old-school women never ceases to amaze me. Spitfires not lying down to take a beating from their no-good husbands, but also true lovers willing to disguise themselves as men so they can go to war with their beloveds. Some albums contain entire worlds within their few short minutes, and this, with a helping of Child Ballads, is one such document.

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