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The Big Folk Hits


Download links and information about The Big Folk Hits by The Brothers Four. This album was released in 1963 and it belongs to World Music, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 33:43 minutes.

Artist: The Brothers Four
Release date: 1963
Genre: World Music, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 12
Duration: 33:43
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No. Title Length
1. Silver Threads and Golden Needles 2:08
2. 500 Miles 2:47
3. Walk Right In 1:43
4. El Paso 4:38
5. The John B. Sails 3:44
6. If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song) 2:16
7. Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport 2:21
8. Darling Corey 3:10
9. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) 2:36
10. Wolverton Mountain 2:53
11. Jamaica Farewell 2:56
12. Michael Row the Boat Ashore 2:31



Released well into the quartet's history, The Big Folk Hits is a lively, pleasing collection of the Brothers Four's versions of other artists' folk hits — covers of "Silver Threads and Golden Needles," "500 Miles," "Walk Right In," "El Paso," "If I Had a Hammer," etc. The mix of delicacy and exuberance with which they approach the music makes this a worthwhile album for fans of the group, and it's difficult to complain about any record that puts the group's four voices in the service of a dozen beautiful songs, even if the same concept ensures that there are no real surprises.