The recordings included on the list below are those which are in print and not difficult to find. You can contact the distributors for more information.
Many of Jean Ritchies dozens of other recordings, especially those released only on LP, are difficult to locate. The best place to start looking may be your local public library.
From Greenhays Recordings, P.O. Box 361, Port Washington, NY 11050:
Greenhays, a label founded by Jean Ritchie and George Pickow, is a division of Rounder Records.
From Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Office of Folklife Programs, 955 L'Enfant Plaza, Suite 2600, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560:
Jean Ritchie and Doc Watson at Folk City
From June Appal Recordings, 306 Madison Street, Whitesburg, KY 41858:
The June Appal label is operated by Appalshop, a media collective headquartered in Whitesburg.
Another good source of information on traditional-music recordings is the Library of Congress Office of Folk Life. Write to the Public Services Office, M/B/RS Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540.
Selections performed by Jean Ritchie may also be heard on the following compilations:
Text compiled by Karen L. Carter-Schwendler. Photo by George Pickow.
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