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Jean Ritchie

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Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 13 December 2016. Jean Ritchie's music has been featured on 11 episodes.

Jean Ritchie (December 8, 1922 – June 1, 2015) was an American folk singer and Appalachian dulcimer player. Became known as "The Mother of Folk". As well as work songs and ballads, Jean knew hymns from the "Regular Baptist" church she attended in Jeff, Kentucky. These were sung as "lining out" songs, in a lingering soulful way. One of the songs they sang was Amazing Grace. She wrote some songs, including one on the effects of strip mining in Kentucky. "My…

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The L And N Don’t Stop Here Anymore
Jean Ritchie
Warner Bros. Records1965
The L And N Don’t Stop Here Anymore
Jean RitchieWarner Bros. Records1965
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Hangman
Jean Ritchie
Folkways Records1961
Hangman
Jean RitchieFolkways Records1961
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One I Love
Jean Ritchie
Warner Bros. Records1965
One I Love
Jean RitchieWarner Bros. Records1965
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Swing And Turn Jubilee
Jean Ritchie, Doc Watson
Smithsonian Folkways1990
Swing And Turn Jubilee
Jean Ritchie, Doc WatsonSmithsonian Folkways1990
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Skin And Bones
Jean Ritchie
Elektra1952
Skin And Bones
Jean RitchieElektra1952
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The Little Devils
Jean Ritchie
Elektra1952
The Little Devils
Jean RitchieElektra1952
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Pretty Saro
Jean Ritchie, Doc Watson
Smithsonian Folkways1990
Pretty Saro
Jean Ritchie, Doc WatsonSmithsonian Folkways1990
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The Unquiet Grave
Jean Ritchie
Folkways Records1961
The Unquiet Grave
Jean RitchieFolkways Records1961
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Black Is The Color
Jean Ritchie
Elektra1952
Black Is The Color
Jean RitchieElektra1952
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Barbry Ellen
J. Ritchie
Collector Limited Edition1954
Barbry Ellen
J. RitchieCollector Limited Edition1954
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