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The Cruel Mother

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Audio CD, August 20, 2013
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Editorial Reviews

A Soldier Traveling from the North (4:10)
Two Butchers (3:55)
The Mackerel of the Sea (5:30)
Lucy Wan (4:10)
Down Along the River-O (2:31)
The Unquiet Grave (3:07)
The Shepherd Swain (4:45)
Tom Bolyn (3:21)
Lamkin (3:05)
Lord Franklin (3:10)
The Cruel Mother (5:39)
Total running time, 43 minutes

“The Cruel Mother” is a set of ten traditional ballads and one original song (“Down Along the River-O”). The ballads range from comic to tragic.

Dean Rathje: vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin, piano, bass.

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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. A Soldier Traveling from the North
  2. Two Butchers
  3. The Mackerel of the Sea
  4. Lucy Wan
  5. Down Along the River–O
  6. The Unquiet Grave
  7. The Shepherd Swain
  8. Tom Bolyn
  9. Lamkin
  10. Lord Franklin
  11. The Cruel Mother

Product details

  • Audio CD (August 20, 2013)
  • Original Release Date: August 9, 2013
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: New Leaf Music
  • Run Time: 43 minutes
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