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True Folk A Benefit for the North American Folk Alliance (Various Artists, 2005)


  1. ROGER McGUINN: East Virginia ** Recorded especially for True Folk **
  2. KATE RUSBY: Underneath the Stars From the Compass Records CD Underneath the Stars
  3. THE HOLMES BROTHERS: We Meet, We Part, We Remember From the Alligator Records CD Simple Truths
  4. DAVID FRANCEY: Highway From the Jericho Beach Music CD The Waking Hour
  5. GEORGE KAHUMOKO JR: Maua Kea Mosquito From the Kealia Farms Records CD Sweet & Sassy
  6. TOM PAXTON: Ramblin’ Boy From the Sugar Hill Records CD Live for the Record
  7. LOREENA McKENNITT: Bonny Portmore From the Quinlan Road CD The Visit
  8. LYDIA MENDOZA: Amor Bonito From the Arhoolie Records CD La Gloria de Texas
  9. CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER: Swing It, Baby, Swing! From the Rounder Records CD All Wound Up!
  10. CHRIS SMITHER & JORMA KAUKONEN: Step It Up and Go ** Recorded especially for True Folk **
  11. ANI DIFRANCO: Bodily From the Righteous Babe Records CD Educated Guess
  12. JOANNE SHENANDOAH: Deer Dance From the Silverwave Records CD Orenda
  13. LE VENT DU NORD: Au Bord De La Fontaine From the Borealis Records CD Maudite Moisson!
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True Folk is a CD fundraising project benefiting the North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance, an organization which exists to foster and promote traditional, contemporary, and multicultural folk music and dance, and related performing arts in North America. The Folk Alliance seeks to strengthen and advance organizational and individual initiatives in folk music and dance through education, networking, advocacy, and professional field development.
Folk Alliance is a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization of individuals, businesses, and societies, and information on joining can be found at

Chris Smither and Jorma Kaukonen recorded the Fulton Allen song “Step It Up and Go” especially for this CD.


Additional information

Weight 0.2125 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 5.5 × .3 in