The Sounding Joy by Elizabeth Mitchell and Friends is a jubilant collection of traditional American folk songs for Christmas, collected by Ruth Crawford Seeger and published in a 1953 songbook.
A Bella Luna favorite, Elizabeth Mitchell is joined on this very special CD by such folk luminaries as . . .
- Amy Helm
- Natalie Merchant
- Aoife O’Donovan
- John Sebastian
- Peggy Seeger
- Happy Traum
- Dan Zanes
. . .as well as a number of other musical friends, family, and neighbors who add their voices to the "joyful noise."
The songs on this CD celebrate home-spun traditions and the spirit of community that existed in the days before Christmas became commercialized.
70 minutes long.
Includes 32-page booklet with photos.