It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora One trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
 Upgrade  sign up   |   help   |  
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

Free personalized radio that
plays the music you love

Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Hally Wood

Harriet Elizabeth Wood, better known professionally as Hally Wood, was born in Washington, D.C., in 1922, the daughter of a U.S. Army doctor whose postings took the family around the country, finally landing them in San Antonio, TX, where he retired (and died soon after in an accident). Wood attended the University of Texas in Austin, studying music, and while there met John Lomax and his son Alan Lomax, as well as future radio host John Henry Faulk. Wood's own musical gifts were considerable -- she was blessed with perfect pitch, among other talents. It was during this period that she developed a fascination with folklore and, especially, folk music. She and Faulk were married in 1940, and she worked with the Lomaxes, especially Alan Lomax, throughout the next four decades of her life. She moved to New York City after the end of the Second World War, and got to know and work with Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Jean Ritchie, and Leadbelly, among other notables on the folk music scene. She and Faulk were divorced in 1947, a little less than a decade before Faulk's blacklisting and successful lawsuit over it would carve out a place for him in the history books. She later married Lou Gordon, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War and a member of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, who also later co-founded the Woody Guthrie Children's Fund. She lived in New York City and Long Island during this period, singing occasionally, but in 1953 she returned to Austin and divorced her second husband.

For a time, Wood was employed by the University of Texas in transcribing a body of Lomax field recordings held by the university, while she belatedly finished her degree. She moved back to New York in the mid-'50s and made her living as a secretary while dabbling in music, including a stint as a member of the quartet the Skifflers, whose ranks also included Milt Okun and Leon Bibb. Wood moved to Puerto Rico soon after her marriage to her third husband, Robert Clarence McCleod Stevenson, who was a department head at the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras. Although she continued to work in music occasionally, she was very much on the sidelines of the late-'50s/early-'60s folk music boom, despite the fact that she was an influence on many of the participants. With her husky, powerful voice, she might have been the Judy Henske of her generation, and she was also influential as a composer and interpreter -- apparently, it is her rendition of the song "Mary Hamilton" (which had several traditional sources) that became the best known amid the late-'50s and early-'60s folk revival. Wood also appeared on several Folkways albums. She was a serious collector of folk songs as well as a performer and composer. She died of lung cancer in 1989 at the age of 66. ~ Bruce Eder
full bio

Selected Discography

x

Track List: Hootenanny At Carnegie Hall

1. Come And Go With Me To That Land

2. The Battle Of Maxton Field

3. Rye Whiskey

4. Blood On The Saddle

5. Things About Coming My Way

8. Old Man, Will Your Dog Catch A Rabbit?

9. Done Laid Around

11. Oh, Riley (Reilly's Gone)

12. Kevin Barry

13. Wimoweh

14. Jacob's Ladder

15. Hold On - United Nations Make A Chain

x

Track List: The Unfortunate Rake

1. The Unfortunate Rake

2. The Trooper Cut Down In His Prime

3. The Young Sailor Cut Down In His Prime

4. Noo I'm A Young Man Cut Down In My Prime

5. The Bad Girl's Lament

6. One Morning In May

7. Bright Summer Morning

8. The Girl In The Dilger Case

9. The Cowboy's Lament

10. Streets Of Laredo

11. St. James Hospital

12. Gambler's Blues

13. I Once Was A Carman - I Once Was A Carman In The Big Mountain Con

14. The Lineman's Hymn

15. The Wild Lumberjack

16. A Sun Valley Song

17. The Ballad Of Bloody Thursday

18. Streets Of Hamtramck

19. The Ballad Of Sherman Wu

20. The Professor's Lament

Comments

Report as inappropriate
Maddy and Matthew and. Maggie
Report as inappropriate
Hi
Report as inappropriate
Hi
Report as inappropriate
Hi

Don't have a Pandora account? Sign up

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[111, 68, 93, 95, 72, 118, 92, 94, 82, 78, 95, 119, 113, 123, 84, 125, 71, 109, 105, 85, 101, 98, 100, 109, 115, 89, 68, 103, 76, 72, 94, 81, 107, 109, 86, 80, 102, 67, 95, 91, 109, 91, 91, 104, 127, 75, 114, 76, 100, 115, 79, 68, 80, 83, 68, 81, 84, 108, 88, 65, 100, 118, 65, 68, 79, 110, 127, 80, 70, 81, 69, 114, 64, 113, 111, 95, 93, 112, 97, 120, 100, 112, 69, 73, 86, 70, 68, 110, 101, 101, 72, 91, 71, 108, 103, 127, 67, 114, 101, 93, 106, 85, 122, 115, 111, 96, 119, 103, 99, 81, 101, 81, 83, 125, 119, 71, 98, 101, 81, 109, 96, 86, 98, 100, 110, 117, 109, 68, 72, 82, 67, 113, 125, 117, 122, 93, 107, 66, 111, 81, 105, 101, 68, 119, 74, 78, 123, 127, 127, 103, 85, 77, 89, 116, 76, 83, 98, 103, 80, 71, 87, 95, 92, 105, 70, 105, 79, 87, 106, 106, 72, 119, 119, 71, 68, 70, 86, 108, 65, 106, 118, 95, 125, 96, 88, 76, 112, 89, 114, 64, 118, 89, 76, 126, 83, 68, 118, 101, 100, 92, 123, 73, 127, 76, 86, 121, 73, 100, 125, 91, 75, 80, 85, 99, 99, 85, 114, 75, 127, 120, 104, 121, 104, 65, 88, 109, 72, 109, 113, 105, 75, 64, 93, 114, 73, 83, 101, 118, 112, 78, 84, 119, 72, 109, 68, 109, 122, 97, 105, 96, 85, 74, 77, 124, 86, 104, 127, 108, 118, 108, 114, 81, 96, 117, 113, 91, 124, 106, 87, 114, 74, 72, 122, 125, 110, 82, 65, 77, 105, 65, 122, 64, 107, 113, 93, 88, 77, 115, 85, 78, 86, 85, 118, 89, 90, 97, 119, 113, 83, 66, 107, 107, 82, 79, 90, 83, 122, 80, 116, 87, 101, 84, 69, 64, 114, 127, 91, 88, 125, 117, 85, 93, 126, 102, 111, 95, 122, 116, 96, 115, 101, 97, 87, 103, 68, 107, 89, 118, 109, 106, 97, 106, 114, 77, 94, 71, 120, 121, 74, 81, 98, 72, 101, 121, 76, 100, 72, 79, 108, 80, 100, 93, 68, 79, 105, 70, 114, 65, 70, 104, 113, 72, 114, 106, 113, 65, 109, 103, 123, 96, 73, 87, 79, 68, 64, 67, 71, 90, 123, 84, 127, 114, 126, 86, 71, 92, 83, 125, 117, 74, 122, 70, 125, 111, 102, 81, 73, 79, 70, 68, 127, 75, 87, 112, 81, 91, 81, 125, 80, 105, 94, 121, 83, 113, 94, 120, 121, 67, 126, 98, 96, 72, 122, 92, 93, 71, 79, 123, 99, 91, 72, 98, 87, 73, 118, 99, 115, 76, 104, 64, 70, 114, 91, 66, 92, 112, 66, 76, 126, 101, 123, 110, 78, 92, 70, 94, 121, 86, 123, 71, 64, 105, 115, 127, 112, 90, 119, 72, 99, 74, 99, 97, 125, 71, 89, 124, 97, 122, 82, 110, 84, 114, 123, 68, 111, 96, 106, 103, 65, 86, 109, 112, 93, 81, 76, 93, 76, 106, 103, 121, 109, 111]