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Songs Heard in the Program

Following is a list of songs heard in Mountain Born: The Jean Ritchie Story, in the order in which they appear in the program. Highlighted songs are featured in the narrative or as foreground; others are heard as background.

SONG TITLE SONGWRITER PUBLISHER
Mountain Born Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
High Hills and Mountains Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Baby’O Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Thousand Man Blues Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Shady Grove Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Fair and Tender Ladies Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Star of the East Traditional Public Domain
Wayfaring Stranger Traditional Public Domain
Guide Me Oh Thou Great Jehovah Traditional Public Domain
Mountain Born Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Thousand Man Blues Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
None But One Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Love Somebody, Yes I Do Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
The Cuckoo Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Shady Grove Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Dear Companion Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
When Sorrow Encompass Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Skip to My Lou Traditional Public Domain
E Virginia Traditional Public Domain
Madam Will You Walk Traditional Public Domain
Unknown Instrumental

Spikedriver Blues Traditional Public Domain
The Cuckoo Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
The Cuckoo Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
The Storms Are On the Ocean The Carter Family Public Domain
Bye Bye My Roseanna Traditional Public Domain
Soldier’s Joy Doc Watson Hillgreen Music
Sorrow in the Wind Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Ole King Quick Traditional Public Domain
Amazing Grace Traditional Public Domain
Irish Jig Traditional Public Domain
Jubilee Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Blackwater Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
The L&N Don’t Stop Here Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Sorrow in the Wind Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
My Dear Companion Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
My Dear Companion Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
None But One Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
Mountain Born Jean Ritchie Geordie Music
High Hills and Mountains Jean Ritchie Geordie Music


Text compiled by KET. Photo by George Pickow.

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