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Afro-American Tales and Games
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins

A jingle of African bells, a dramatic call of "Sto--ry! Sto--rytelling ti--me! ie yie yie yie yie," and the journey begins! Linda Goss, award-winning "Traveling Storyteller," enchants children with African tales and games (and American storytelling, too). Among the characters she introduces is the lazy Jack Rabb...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins
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Children's Songs and Stories
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 40 mins

A dappled horse says, "People have the oddest habit. They take their shoes off when they go to bed. Isn’t that silly?" How does a teakettle arrange a stage debut at a real concert hall...for singing? Ed McCurdy tells you, in his collection of songs, children’s stories and poems.

(Folkways Records, 1959), 40 mins
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The Four Musicians of Bremen and The Golden Treasure
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 30 mins

A rooster, dog, cat and donkey aspire to become musicians in the first of these entertaining stories, which is based on a Grimm fairy tale. Each animal is characterized by one or more instruments; for example, when the dog howls, we hear a French horn, and cellos and bass indicate barking. The N.Y. State Symphonia...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 30 mins
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An Interview with Al Capp
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 31 mins
produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 31 mins
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: By Washington Irving
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written by Washington Irving (Folkways Records, 1967), 56 mins
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When I Was a Boy in Brooklyn
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produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

"This record is an unabashed reconstruction of a piece of American life that disappeared between [the World Wars]," says Israel Kaplan in his "autobiography." He remembers—pulling no punches—the colorful games, sayings ("Iodine if you can see it; aspirin if you can’t."), riddles, rhymes, superstitions, epithet...

produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins
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Folk Tales from West Africa
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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