One Song: Poor Pilgrim of Sorrow

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Old time performers Anna & Elizabeth are it again. Since capturing hearts with their handmade crankies—magical scrolling displays that tell a story while they sing— this melodic duo has put together a new album. Called simply Anna & Elizabeth (iTunes/Amazon), the new release is chock full of storytelling ballads. Sixteen tunes draw deep from the well of mountain music, including this bare-boned rendition of “Poor Pilgrim of Sorrow,” which Anna discovered while listening to a 1937 archive recording from Leslie County, Ky.


1 comment

  • Lola White

    i listened to this song and it really moved me i would love to have that played at my memorial

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