Roger McGuinn's Folk Den
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||Day Dah Light||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Day Dah Light – Click To Play This is an old Jamaican folk song. It was first recorded on an British disc by Edric Connor “Songs From Jamaica” in 1952. Its origin is unknown but is believed to be a banana loaders song from the late nineteenth century. […]||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Amazing Grace||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Amazing Grace – Click To Play John Newton, a former slave trader wrote “Amazing Grace” following Christian conversion after a near death experience during a sea voyage. Happy New Year 2019!!! Lyrics: Amazing Grace, How sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me I once was lost, […]||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||What Child Is This?||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: What Child Is This This was originally posted here in the Folk Den on December 1st, 1996. I’m on the road right now with Chris Hillman, Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” album. I hope you enjoy […]||12/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Don’t Forget Your Old Shipmate||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: Don’t Forget Your Old Shipmate – Click To Play This song was popular with the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Lyrics: Don’t forget yer old shipmate Safe and sound at home again, let the waters roar, Jack. Safe and sound at home again, let the waters roar, […]||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||A Begging I will Go||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: A Begging I will Go – Click To Play An English broadside from the 1600s. Lyrics: A-begging I will go F Bb F C7 There was a jovial beggar, he had a wooden leg Dm (Gm) C7 F Lame from his cradle and forcéd for to beg Gm […]||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Foggy Foggy Dew||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: The Foggy Foggy Dew – Click To Play “The Foggy Foggy Dew” is an English folk song describing the outcome of an affair between a weaver and a young lady he courted. Burl Ives made a version of it popular in the 1940s. He spent the night in […]||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Lone Fish Ball||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: The Lone Fish Ball – Click To Play “The Lone Fish Ball” is based on a true adventure. Harvard professor George Martin Lane (1823-1897) arriving in Boston after a journey, found himself hungry and had only 25 cents in his pocket. He needed to reserve half that money […]||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond – Click To Play A Favorite Scottish Ballad (Roud No. 9598) based on a Jacobite lament written after the Battle of Culloden following the 1745 uprising. Lyrics: Guitar tuned down to D. [G] By yon bonnie [Em] banks and by [Am] yon […]||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||My Rose In June||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: My Rose In June – Click To Play Old English Ballad first collected in Dorset England in 1905 Lyrics: CAPO on 3rd fret [Em] Was down in the valleys, the [D] valleys so [Em] deep, To pick some plain roses to keep my [D] love [Em] sweet. [G] […]||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||I’d Like To Be In Texas For The Roundup In The Spring||How do I download this Mp3? Mp3: I’d Like To Be In Texas For The Roundup In The Spring – Click To Play I was hoping to find a nice Spring song for May. Camilla was helping me do research and she came across this. It turns out to be one of the top 100 […]||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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