American Song

American Song has added 40 albums (912 tracks) of traditional folk songs, rural blues, gospel hymns, and more.

Highlights include:

  • 9 volumes of traditional folk songs recorded specifically for American Song by folk singer Jerry Silverman. These folk songs were collected and published in his Folk Song Encyclopedia.  Liner notes for the songs include a description of the folk song plus the complete lyrics.
  • Country/rural blues from Takoma Records
  • I'm Going Down to North Carolina - The Complete Recording of the Red Fox Chasers, 1928-31, from Tompkins Square Records

Check out American Song (streaming music database, library card required).

Written by Janet on February 17, 2010


Anonymous on February 26, 2010


Thanks for the update - love this service. Think with the new site more people will discover it.

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