FIELDS OF ILLINOIS
"Green Fields Of
Illinois" was a record of traditional folk music, released by the Campus Folksong Club of the University
of Illinois in 1963.
The album was a compilation of performances by some real,
"plain-folk" musicians, all natives of southern Illinois.
It was one of the major
influences in the development of my appreciation for old-time
It was accompanied by a booklet with extensive
documentation about the artists and their songs. At this website I have
reproduced much of the content of that booklet as well as some of the images and
NOTE: A re-issue of "Green
Fields Of Illinois", on CD, is now available from RTS Records.
For more information visit www.greenfieldrecords.com