If you're looking for a truly eclectic collection of traditional and contemporary American folk music, you're in the right CD. Some of America's best-known singers and songwriters of folk and folk-type music are included here. Canada and England are well represented, too. Their songs are classics that still move hearts and minds.
If you're a newcomer or just a casual listener, this collection serves as an excellent introduction to the major genres of America's folk music that have evolved over time – blues, protest, country & bluegrass, singer/songwriters, folk groups and hybrids of all kinds.