His Folkways Years 1963 - 1968 cover

Dock Boggs: Volume 2 (FA 2392, 1965)


Dock Boggs: Volume 2 (FA 2392, 1965) was the second Folkways Records release of Dock Boggs' recordings. This album was later re-released in the 2-CD set, His Folkways Years 1963 - 1968 (SFW 40108, 1998).
Tracks | Liner Notes | Recording Notes | Tunings

Tracks

1. Mixed Blues
2. Old Joe's Barroom
3. Danville Girl
4. Cole Younger
5. Schottische Time
6. Papa, Build Me A Boat
7. Little Black Train
8. No Disappointment In Heaven
9. Glory Land
10. Banjo Clog
11. Wise County Jail
12. Sugar Baby
13. The Death of Jerry Damron
14. Railroad Tramp
15. Poor Boy In Jail
16. Brother Jim Got Shot
17. John Henry

Liner Notes

Along with the standard lyrics and notes regarding each song, these is an essay written by Jon Pankake.

Introduction by Jon Pankake

Lyrics

Recording & Release Notes

  • Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 15 recorded on 3 June 1964 at the Guest River home of Laura Boggs Hunsucker.
  • Tracks 3, 7, 11, 12, 14, 17 recorded on 4 June 1964 at the Guest River home of Laura Boggs Hunsucker.
  • Track 16 recorded on 5 June 1964 at the Guest River home of Laura Boggs Hunsucker.

Tunings

  • Tracks 1, 4, 6, 15, 17 - gDGBD
  • Track 13 - f#CGAD
  • Tracks 3, 9 - f#DGAD
  • Tracks 2, 5, 8, 10, 11, 14, 16 - gCGBD
    • Track 8 - Sung in G
    • Track 2 - Played in G
  • Track 12 - gDGCD
  • Track 7 - gCGAD
Most of this information has been garnered thanks to the tireless efforts of Mike Seeger and his compatriots, such as Jon Pankake, who assisted him on this album.


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