We take a special look at a couple traditional ballads and some literary ballads.

Works for this episode:
“John Henry” traditional ballad performed by Pete Seeger from his Smithsonian Folkways album American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1

“Barbary Allen” traditional ballad performed by Jean Ritchie from her Smithsonian Folkways album Jean Ritchie: Ballads from Her Appalachian Family Tradition

“Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe
“The Song of Wandering Aengus” by William Butler Yeats
“La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad” by John Keats

To submit your work to be heard on a future episode or seen on our blog site, email James at james@deertrackspodcast.blog

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