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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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How Beautiful Upon the Mountain
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produced by Jim Rooney; performed by Tom Paxton, 1937-; in Comedians & Angels (Appleseed, 2008), 4 mins
Tom Paxton was one of the few New York City based singer/songwriters to get a pop hit; the Fireballs waxed his alcoholic anthem "Bottle of Wine" and took it to the Top Ten in 1968. He also contributed his share of folk standards to the canon including "The Last Thing on My Mind," "Ramblin' Boy," and "I Can't Help...
produced by Jim Rooney; performed by Tom Paxton, 1937-; in Comedians & Angels (Appleseed, 2008), 4 mins
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With Roots & Wings
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produced by Lloyd Maines, 1951-; performed by Nancy Josephson, Jen Schonwald and Kathleen Weber, Angel Band and Chum (Appleseed, 2008), 47 mins, 13 page(s)
produced by Lloyd Maines, 1951-; performed by Nancy Josephson, Jen Schonwald and Kathleen Weber, Angel Band and Chum (Appleseed, 2008), 47 mins, 13 page(s)
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Better Dreams
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produced by Pete Kennedy, 1922-2006 and Maura Kennedy, fl. 1994; performed by Pete Kennedy, 1922-2006 and Maura Kennedy, fl. 1994, The Kennedys (Appleseed, 2008), 39 mins, 12 page(s)
produced by Pete Kennedy, 1922-2006 and Maura Kennedy, fl. 1994; performed by Pete Kennedy, 1922-2006 and Maura Kennedy, fl. 1994, The Kennedys (Appleseed, 2008), 39 mins, 12 page(s)
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Three Score and Ten
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produced by Nick Barraclough; performed by Peggy Seeger, 1935- (Appleseed, 2007), 1 hour 58 mins, 28 page(s)
Peggy Seeger has been involved in folk music since the '50s, even before the folk revival kicked into high gear. She's always practiced a more traditional strain of folk music like her half-brother Pete Seeger, and while her vocals were quite distinct, her recordings have been too few and hard to find. Three Score...
produced by Nick Barraclough; performed by Peggy Seeger, 1935- (Appleseed, 2007), 1 hour 58 mins, 28 page(s)
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We'll Roll Back the Prices
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performed by Carl August Sandburg, 1878-1967; in The Great Carl Sandburg: Songs of America (Lyrichord, 2007), 1 min
Lyrichord's 1999 release The Great Carl Sandburg reissues much of the label's original Sandburg album, New Songs from the American Songbag, and has the distinction of being one of the few recordings made of the poet/troubadour singing. Sandburg sings 17 of his favorite traditional folk songs, including "Cigarettes...
performed by Carl August Sandburg, 1878-1967; in The Great Carl Sandburg: Songs of America (Lyrichord, 2007), 1 min
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