In the early 1950s he sang in the Jewish Young Folksingers chorus conducted by Robert De Cormier. Gerlach was among the first folk artists to adopt the 12 string guitar as his medium.
Brady from Fort Stockton, Txtruly awesome song. dunno why, but i just love it. the banjo makes it all the better. Ben from Hilversum, NetherlandsActually, Page didn't play the hurdy gurdy for the album No Quarter, as can been seen on the video or DVD. I guess it was Nigel Eaton. Greg talks about writing songs of "universal truth" for King Crimson and ELP, and tells us about his most memorable stage moment (it involves fireworks). Ralph Casale - Session ProSongwriter Interviews. A top New York studio musician, Ralph played guitar on many '60s hits, including "Lightnin' Strikes," "A Lover's Concerto" and "I Am A Rock.
This song was correctly attributed as traditional, from the beginning "Bron-Y-Aur Stomp". Jansch bandmate Jacqui McShee later said: Actually, I think it's a very rude thing to do.
4 "Gallows Pole" and the era of recorded music. Judy Collins and Bob Dylan versions. Cecilia" is one of the best known and more diffused songs in the Italian popular music. With no reference to any curse, it tells a story not very different from those of "Feher Anna" and "Seven Curses". Cecilia's husband has been condemned to be hanged, and she asks the captain how it is possible to spare his life. In the Shadow of the Gallows Pole, a Lead Belly album featuring the song as "The Gallis Pole". Folksinger Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, who also popularized such songs as "Cotton Fields" and "Midnight Special", first recorded "The Gallis Pole" in the 1930s.
Hangman, hangman, hold it a little while I think I see my friends coming, riding many a mile Friends, you get some silver? Did you get a little gold? What did you bring me, my dear friends To keep me from the gallows pole? What did you bring me to keep me from the gallows pole? I couldn't get no silver, I couldn't get no gold You know that we're too damn poor to keep you from the gallows pole. Hangman, hangman, hold it a little while I think I see my brother coming, riding many a mile Brother, you get me some silver? Did you get a little. Oh yes, you got a fine sister She warmed my blood from cold She warmed my blood to boiling hot to keep you from the gallows pole Your brother brought me silver, your sister warmed my soul But now I laugh and pull so hard, see you swinging from the gallows pole But now I laugh and pull so hard, see.
Profile: b. August 26, 1925 (Detroit, Michigan) d. December 31, 2009 (San Diego, California).
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Recorded for the album of the same name, this stomping come-on was shelved for sounding too much like "Dancing Days," and resurrected for Physical Graffiti. Page sprays shrapnel while Plant evokes fertility rites and drugged-out tarot readings. Rick Rubin has called it "one of their most compact-feeling songs. The oldest song in Zeppelin's repertoire, "Gallows Pole" first appeared several centuries ago as the folk song "The Maid Freed From the Gallows. Page and Plant added the frantically escalating arrangement (on which Page makes his banjo-playing debut, with Jones joining in on mandolin) and the horror-show ending.
|A2||Ham And Eggs|
|A3||De Kalb Blues|
|B1||This Little Light|
|B6||Goin' Down Slow|
NotesReissue of Fred Gerlach - Twelve-String Guitar.
|FG 3529||Fred Gerlach||Twelve-String Guitar (LP)||Folkways Records||FG 3529||US||1962|
|FG 3529||Fred Gerlach||Twelve-String Guitar (CDr, RE, Enh)||Folkways Records||FG 3529||US||2007|