We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (American Land Edition)
Download links and information about We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (American Land Edition) by Bruce Springsteen. This album was released in 2006 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Country, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 01:17:16 minutes.
|Genre:||Rock, Folk Rock, Country, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic, Contemporary Folk|
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|1.||Old Dan Tucker||2:31|
|4.||O Mary Don't You Weep||6:04|
|8.||My Oklahoma Home||6:01|
|9.||Eyes On the Prize||5:13|
|11.||Pay Me My Money Down||4:29|
|12.||We Shall Overcome||4:50|
|13.||Froggie Went a Courtin'||4:32|
|15.||How Can I Keep from Singing||2:18|
|16.||How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live (Bruce Springsteen Version)||3:21|
|17.||Bring 'Em Home||3:35|
We Shall Overcome is a loose and loopy jamboree of classic folk songs popularized by Pete Seeger recorded live without rehearsals over three days and nine years. The first batch was made in 1997 for a Seeger tribute album that Springsteen came across while researching tapes for a second planned career retrospective of unreleased recordings, a la 1998's Tracks box. He decided to flesh things out with a full-length album and invited 13 musicians to crowd into his home and capture the fire n' brimstone of a spontaneous hootenanny turned spiritual quest. Springsteen's singing throughout is vibrant and impassioned, whether he's delivering a music book standard such as "Old Dan Tucker" or a charging sing-alonglike "Pay Me My Money Down." Accordion, tuba, banjo, saxophone, trombone, violin, and upright bass create a crackin' ramshackle Salvation Army band unconcerned with stepping on each other's toes. While Springsteen has carefully chosen these songs, he never allows his reverence for the history to prevent him from shouting with pure menace.