We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
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Based on 12 reviews
2006 Ratings: #82 / 687
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Based on 23 ratings
April 25, 2006 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
Americana, Folk Rock / Genres
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lucacdornelles
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'We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions' is Bruce's tribute to highly-important folk figure Peter Seeger, and The Boss did it well. The recordings began in 1997 and finished in early 2006, and then he dropped it. The record is notably different from any other he had done, it is basically a vintage rendition of traditional American folk. It's a well-humored album all the way through with a spirit that incorporates the effort and sense of union back in those Great Depression days. My only trouble ... read more
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Track List

  1. Old Dan Tucker
  2. Jesse James
  3. Mrs. McGrath
  4. O Mary Don't You Weep
  5. John Henry
  6. Erie Canal
  7. Jacob's Ladder
  8. My Oklahoma Home
  9. Eyes on the Prize
  10. Shenandoah
  11. Pay Me My Money Down
  12. We Shall Overcome
  13. Froggie Went A-Courtin'  
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Added on: April 4, 2013