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Adirondack Tall Tales, Vol. 1
Joseph Bruchac, storyteller

Adirondack Tall Tales inside cover

  1. Introducing Bill Greenfield (3:13)
    Music: Irishtown Breakdown/The Irishman’s Heart to the Ladies (traditional)
  2. Bill Greenfield’s Breakfast (6:20)
    Music: Off She Goes/Pigtown Fling/Quince Dillon’s High "D" (traditional)
  3. Bill Greenfield and the Cold Winter (7:30)
    Music: Cold Frosty Morning (traditional)
  4. Bill Greenfield and the Mosquitos (8:16)
    Music: The Swallowtail Jig/Drowsy Maggie (traditional)
  5. Bill Greenfield and the Champion Wrestler (3:14)
    Music: Shippie’s Ledge (John Kirk)
  6. Bill Greenfield, the Crack Shot (3:35)
    Music: Shootin’ Creek (traditional)


  7. Bill’s Wonderful Dog (4:10)
    Music: Whiskey Before Breakfast (traditional)
  8. Bill, the Logger (8:28)
    Music: Woodchopper’s Reel/Mississippi Sawyer (traditional)
  9. How Bill’s Wife Taught Him A Thing or Two (6:58)
    Music: Old Molly Hare (traditional)
  10. Bill Greenfield and the Big Old Bear (4:10)
    Music: The Beaumont Rag (traditional)
  11. How Bill Greenfield Moved in with the Bears (7:47)
    Music: The Tune the Old Cow Died On (from The Wing Tune Book)


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