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Songs of the Sea: Sung by Alan Mills
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
This album presents thirty-two songs from the Canadian Broadcasting Company's radio series, "Songs of the Sea." Every song was once sung on board, and the singers perform in a straightforward manner in keeping with sailors' performance practice. This enlightening collection includes informative liner notes.
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
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World of Man, Vol. 1: His Work
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 23 mins

Produced by famed folklorist and anthropologist Harold Courlander , this first volume of the World of Man series is selected from recordings captured from Brazil to Scotland and various points in between. It relates the “story, music and natural sounds of people at work…their animal calls and hunting cries, t...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 23 mins
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American Storytellers, Vol. 3
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(Cook Records, 1954), 39 mins
In these conversations with Emory Cook, Captain Charles Chace and Matthew Richards spin yarns of the sea adventures of their youths, including hunting for humpback and sperm whales near Patagonia and surviving shipwrecks off the coast of Nova Scotia.
(Cook Records, 1954), 39 mins
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Anthology of North American Indian and Eskimo Music
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produced by Michael Asch (Folkways Records, 1973), 1 hour 24 mins
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Folk Music of the Newport Folk Festival, Vol. 1
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produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1961), 34 mins
This volume is half of a two-recording set that includes recordings not issued on the Vanguard or Elektra Newport compilations. It features folk songs and ballads sung by Irish, Canadian, and American singers, as well as selections from Louisiana blues singers Willie Thomas and Butch Cage.
produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1961), 34 mins
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Songs and Dances of the Great Lakes Indians
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produced by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath, 1903-1992 (Folkways Records, 1956), 47 mins

Gertrude Prokosch Kurath recorded and comments on music performed by the Great Lakes tribes of Algonquin, Meskwaki, Ojibwa, Iroquois and others. On this collection you’ll find a fish dance, peace pipe dance and powwow dance; a bear dance, eagle dance and deer song; a medicine song, drinking song and canoe song.

produced by Gertrude Prokosch Kurath, 1903-1992 (Folkways Records, 1956), 47 mins
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Songs for Woodworkers
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(Collector Records, 1977), 42 mins

"Come all you jolly fellows and listen to my song. It’s all about the shantyboys and how they get along." [The Lumber Camp Song] In this collection of Songs for Woodworkers Joe Glazer definitely captures the essence of the jolly spirit of the men and women that often worked in rather harsh and dangerous condi...

(Collector Records, 1977), 42 mins
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Virtuoso Five-String Banjo
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produced by Samuel Gesser, 1930-2008 (Folkways Records, 1964), 35 mins
produced by Samuel Gesser, 1930-2008 (Folkways Records, 1964), 35 mins
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