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Recent Additions

John Henry - Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (Amazon)

Gillian Welch - Real Audio file

John Henry (mp3) - Bertrando Goio (Harmonica Bert), Man Trouble Blues

The Saga of John Henry (mp3) - The Smothers Brothers

The Day John Henry Died - Drive By Truckers (Amazon)

John Henry - Harry Belafonte (Amazon)

John Henry (mp3) - Joe Uehlein & The U-Liners (Web Site)

John Henry (mp3) - Van Morrision

Original Tracks

John Henry (RealAudio) from Alan Lomax's Prison Songs Vol. 2: Don'tcha Hear Poor Mother Calling? (Rounder CD)
The Legend of John Henry's Hammer (RealAudio) by Johnny Cash off Blood, Sweat and Tears--Johnny Cash (Columbia/Legacy)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Tommy Jarrell off The North Carolina Banjo Collection (Rounder CD)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Williamson & Curry off Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume 1: Ballads (Smithsonian Folkways)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley off Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley: The Original Folkway Recordings: 1960-1962 (Smithsonian Folkways)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Big Bill Broonzy off Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Lesley Riddle off Close to Home: Old Time Music From Mike Seeger's Collection 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Woody Guthrie off Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)
Spike Driver Blues (RealAudio) by Mississippi John Hurt off Avalon Blues: The Complete 1928 Recordings (Columbia)
John Henry Variations (RealAudio) by John Fahey off Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes (Takoma)
John Henry (RealAudio) by Arthur Bell off Afro-American Spirituals, Work Songs, & Ballads (Rounder)
Let Your Hammer Ring (RealAudio) by Big Louisiana recorded at the Louisiana State Pen., 1959 Angola, LA by Dr. Harry Oster off of Arhoolie CD 448, "Prison Worksongs Recorded at the Louisiana State Penitentiary"
John Henry (RealAudio) by Henry Thomas off Henry Thomas Sings the Texas Blues! from Origin Jazz Library OJL 3
New John Henry Blues (RealAudio) arrangement by Bill Monroe; recorded Nashville, TN January 25, 1954 off of Bear Family Records BCD 15423 "Bill Monroe - Bluegrass 1950-1958"
John Henry (RealAudio) by Furry Lewis off Shake 'Em On Down from Fantasy Records 24703 (On the LP this song is referred to as the "Definitive Recording of 'John Henry'"
John Henry (RealAudio) by Leadbelly off Leadbelly's Last Sessions from Folkways FA 2941 (with spoken introduction)
The Death of John Henry (RealAudio) by Dave Macon off 1926-1939: Wait Till The Clouds Roll from Historical Records HLP 8006


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