Views Read Edit View history. In , Mitchell mentioned that as well as writing the Young Man record, she was also in the midst of working on a collection of the ballads with friend and frequent collaborator Jefferson Hamer. The album is composed of old folk ballads from the collection of the same name by Francis James Child re-arranged by the duo. Credits are adapted from Allmusic. Retrieved July 11, Child Ballads — review”.
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They recorded the album with producer Gary Paczosa in early For the whole album art, Nevins printed one image for each of the seven songs. InMitchell mentioned that as well as writing the Young Man record, she was also in the midst of working on a collection of the ballads with friend and frequent collaborator Jefferson Hamer.
It serves as Mitchell’s sixth studio album and Hamer’s second.
Archived from the original on July 13, Views Read Edit View history. In his review for MSN MusicRobert Christgau wrote that the acoustic guitars are livened up by other ajais, while Mitchell and Hamer’s vocals avoid both purism and modernizing flair, although the presentation of the songs is not interesting enough to sustain focus on their plots.
The artwork was created by Peter Nevins, who also did the cover art for Mitchell’s album Hadestown.
aanis A few years before her previous album, Young Man in AmericaMitchell started becoming more interested in traditional music. The album is composed of old folk ballads from the collection of the same name by Francis James Child re-arranged by the duo. Young Man in America Languages Italiano Edit links.
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Retrieved from ” https: Child Ballads — review”. Webarchive template webcite links Webarchive template wayback links Articles with short description Articles ballafs hAudio microformats. The Murphy Beds At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 79, based on 12 reviews.
Retrieved July 11, She ended up purchasing a series of books: They later became a canon in modern folk musicwhose artists frequently recorded the songs, which dealt with narratives of witchery, honor, curses, and transformations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Song They Sang Greece is the word January 13, Child Collection of Ballads’, also known as the ” Child Jsfferson “,  and was inspired by the “beautiful” language and the “pure-heartedness of storytelling” of the songs. Retrieved January 8, Child Ballads received generally positive reviews from music critics.