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Classic Protest Songs from Smithsonian Folkways
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 1 hour 12 mins
War, social injustice, personal plaints, and calls for action have long fueled musical creation and performance. In Classic Protest Songs, Mark Gustafson and Jeff Place tap the historic Smithsonian audio collections to compile 22 songs favored by leaders of antiwar, civil rights, industrial labor, farm worker, a...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 1 hour 12 mins
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Folkways Years, 1955-1992: Songs of Love and Politics
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produced by Peggy Seeger, 1935- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
Peggy personally selected these traditional and original songs focused primarily on the themes of love and politics. From a dominant figure in the folk song movement in the U.S. and England for more than 35 years, these titles have reached millions: Freight Train, First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Gonna Be An Engi...
produced by Peggy Seeger, 1935- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
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If You Ain't Got The Do-Re-Mi
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2007), 1 hour 21 mins

As a subject, money has always generated great interest. If You Ain't Got the Do Re Mi celebrates the songs and singers whose words express the human side of money: hope or frustration, criticism or humor, desire or avowed disinterest. This compilation from the Smithsonian Folkways archive marks the opening o...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2007), 1 hour 21 mins
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Johnny Cash: We the People, A Musical Celebration of our Constitution
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produced by Allan Shaw; performed by Johnny Cash, 1932-2003 (Folk Era, 2006), 1 hour 1 mins, 27 page(s)
produced by Allan Shaw; performed by Johnny Cash, 1932-2003 (Folk Era, 2006), 1 hour 1 mins, 27 page(s)
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Songs from the Film Out Of Darkness (The Mine Workers' Story)
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performed by Tom Juravich, fl. 1983 (Rounder Records, 1991), 35 mins
For a long time, political protest songs have played an important role in American folk music. The seminal Woody Guthrie wrote the book on protest songs, and after that, the political folk tradition was kept alive by everyone from Bob Dylan and Joan Baez to Phranc, Ani DiFranco, and Tracy Chapman. Folksingers don'...
performed by Tom Juravich, fl. 1983 (Rounder Records, 1991), 35 mins
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Folk Songs of the American Dream
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(Collector Records, 1995), 1 hour 4 mins

Many people have struggled in their quest for the American Dream. In this collection of music Joe Glazer highlights those groups who have toiled endlessly for this dream and on whose backs this country was built. Glazer sings the songs of immigrants, slaves, women, soldiers, truckers, the poor, the hungry and th...

(Collector Records, 1995), 1 hour 4 mins
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Jellybean Blues, Vol. 2
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(Collector Records, 1984), 37 mins

It seems oxymoronic that one could ever have the blues when there are jellybeans around. However, when placed in the context of the Reagan era, Joe Glazer found himself rather depressed. In this politically-charged two-volume collection (see COLL01935 Jellybean Blues) Glazer sets his satirical and openly criti...

(Collector Records, 1984), 37 mins
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Pete Seeger: At 89
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produced by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Appleseed, 2008), 1 hour 6 mins, 32 page(s)
produced by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Appleseed, 2008), 1 hour 6 mins, 32 page(s)
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