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Buck Ramsey: Hittin' the Trail
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 24 mins
Called the "spiritual leader of the cowboy poetry movement," Buck Ramsey was beloved by his fellow poets and musicians, his "cowboy tribe," and all who knew him. A National Cowboy Poetry Gathering favorite and recipient of the highest honor bestowed on traditional folk artists in America, the National Endowment fo...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 24 mins
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Slim Critchlow: Cowboy Songs-
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produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931- and Barry Olivier, 1935-; performed by Slim Critchlow, fl. 1929 (Arhoolie Records, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
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Buffalo Skinners
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in American Industrial Ballads (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 3 mins
Songs of struggle which emerged from the coal mines, textile mills and acres of farmland, and spoke of issues important to the American laborer. Twenty-four songs written about the unprecedented industrialization of the 19th century, including Peg and Awl, The Farmer is the Man, and Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues....
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in American Industrial Ballads (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 3 mins
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Diamond Joe
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produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944-; performed by Charlie (Big Charlie) Butler; in Deep River of Song: Mississippi - Saints & Sinners (Rounder Records, 1999), 2 mins
produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944-; performed by Charlie (Big Charlie) Butler; in Deep River of Song: Mississippi - Saints & Sinners (Rounder Records, 1999), 2 mins
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The Zebra Dun
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performed by Joan O'Bryant, 1923-1964; in Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas (Folkways Records, 1957), 3 mins
Collected and performed by Kansas native Joan O'Bryant, this compilation of Kansas music harks back to its settlers' origins in New England, but especially in Kentucky, Tennessee, and the Ozarks. In addition to old songs from England and Ireland, this album includes material unique to Kansas.
performed by Joan O'Bryant, 1923-1964; in Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas (Folkways Records, 1957), 3 mins
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The Folkways Years, 1944-1961
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 12 mins
Houston (1918-1961) was a vital figure in the folk music movement of the 1940s and 1950s. These 29 songs (including two with Woody Guthrie) feature material Cisco learned while working and traveling across the country: cowboy songs, railroad songs, hobo songs, union songs, work songs, protest songs, children's so...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 12 mins
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Peter La Farge Sings of the Cowboys: Cowboy, Ranch and Rodeo Songs, and Cattle Calls
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 41 mins
A member of the extinct Nargaset tribe, La Farge was adopted by the Tewa tribe of the Hopi Nation. His stepfather raised him and taught him about horses and the cowboy life, and here La Farge sings trail songs, roping songs, night herding ballads, and rodeo tunes.
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