Note: This episode is narrated by Woody Guthrie, who sings an anti-Hitler version of his "Great Historical Bum (That'll Be the Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done)." Burl Ives performs "Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill" and Josh White sings of and discusses John Henry and "I Got A Head Like A Rock and A Heart Like A Marble Stone."
About the session: Armed Forces Radio Service presents "a trainload of American ballads and blues, fiddle tunes, and tall stories" addressing the war effort and boosting morale. Segments are numbered here arbitrarily, as it's unclear in which order they, and their original discs, were recorded, distributed, and broadcast.
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