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The Unfortunate Rake
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins

The story is basically this: a soldier is dying, evidently of venereal disease he contracted from a young woman, and he requests a funeral. Hear how this story has been spun over centuries into a whole collection of similarly themed songs, the earliest possibly dating to 1790. In this recording we are essentially...

produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins
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