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Canada's Story in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which includes and expands upon the materia...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins
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Fishers Hornpipe and Other Celtic Traditional Tunes
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produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1977), 35 mins
produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1977), 35 mins
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The Sea Captain
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995; performed by Paul Clayton, 1931-1967; in Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World (Folkways Records, 1956), 2 mins
Here, singer and collector Paul Clayton performs fifteen texts collected in The Viking Book of Folk Ballads, including historical ballads to songs about tabloid crime. Rather than reproducing previous traditional singers' performances exactly, Clayton himself enters the "folk process" by combining texts and mel...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995; performed by Paul Clayton, 1931-1967; in Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World (Folkways Records, 1956), 2 mins
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Folk Songs of Newfoundland
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(Folkways Records, 1953), 26 mins

Peppered with linguistic gems (“If you want your eye-balls straightened, just come out next week with me”), the folk songs of Newfoundland reveal connections to the hardy British ballad, but also possess a unique humor that has come out of living on this environmentally challenging northern island. Alan Mill...

(Folkways Records, 1953), 26 mins
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French Canadian Country Dances
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produced by Alain Blanchet (Folkways Records, 1982), 38 mins
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French Folk Songs for Children
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(Folkways Records, 1953), 30 mins

Canadian folksinger Alan Mills sings folk songs that will delight children. Sung in French, the "play" and "story" songs encourage physical activity and participation. For an English-language version, see French Folk Songs for Children (FW07018).

(Folkways Records, 1953), 30 mins
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