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John Henry
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Lead Belly Ledbetter, 1885-1949 and Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in Lead Belly Sings for Children (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 4 mins
This new collection features delightful songs for young children as well as the work songs, blues, and spirituals Lead Belly used to teach children about the experiences and emotions of adult life. Originally reocrded in children's concerts and studios for asch and Folkways records in the 1940s, the 28 songs and...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Lead Belly Ledbetter, 1885-1949 and Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in Lead Belly Sings for Children (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 4 mins
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Lead Belly's Last Sessions
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 4 hours 12 mins
Spontaneous, intimate, spellbinding recordings from 1948. Four discs contain 96 songs and include the two remaining unissued tracks from the Last Sessions, plus Lead Belly's best-known songs such as Midnight Special, Goodnight Irene, and Rock Island Line. The 24-page booklet contains rare photos, articles, origi...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 4 hours 12 mins
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Pete Seeger with the River Town Kids and Friends:Tomorrow's Children
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performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014, Jeff Haynes, David Bernz, Travis Jeffrey, David Amram, 1930-, Peter Siegel, fl. 2011, Mark Murphy, 1932-2015 and Grégoire Maret, 1975-, Rivertown Kids (Appleseed, 2010), 1 hour 8 mins, 19 page(s)
performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014, Jeff Haynes, David Bernz, Travis Jeffrey, David Amram, 1930-, Peter Siegel, fl. 2011, Mark Murphy, 1932-2015 and Grégoire Maret, 1975-, Rivertown Kids (Appleseed, 2010), 1 hour 8 mins, 19 page(s)
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Travellin' with Ella Jenkins: A Bilingual Journey
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 32 mins
Ella and friends sing international songs, including Hukilu (Hawai‘i), A Yodeling Song (Switzerland), and Que Bonita Bandera (Puerto Rico). "A multilingual, multicultural journey that begins with a quick lesson in how to say hello in 14 languages. A+" —Entertainment Weekly For more information on Ella Jenki...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 32 mins
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Doug Elliott, Bullfrogs On Your Mind: Stories, Songs, Adventures From The Swamp To The Henhouse
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produced by Wayne Erbsen, fl. 1973; performed by Doug Elliott, fl. 1997 (Native Ground Music, 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
produced by Wayne Erbsen, fl. 1973; performed by Doug Elliott, fl. 1997 (Native Ground Music, 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
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Doug Elliott: Raccoon And A Possum, Stories & Songs 'Specially For Young Folks
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performed by Doug Elliott, fl. 1997 (Native Ground Music, 1989), 1 hour 1 mins
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Folk Music in America, Vol. 13: Songs of Childhood
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(United States. Library of Congress, 1978), 48 mins, 18 page(s)
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The Coo Coo Bird
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produced by Robert Santelli, fl. 1992, Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Pete Reiniger, fl. 1956; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924-; in The Harry Smith Connection: A Live Tribute to the Anthology of American Folk Music (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 3 mins
Powerful new interpretations of Southern musical traditions, recorded live in October, 1997, at the Barns of Wolf Trap. These contemporary versions of songs that either appeared on the Grammy-Award winning Anthology of American Folk Music or are associated with its compiler, Harry Smith (tracks 9 and 19), are a w...
produced by Robert Santelli, fl. 1992, Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Pete Reiniger, fl. 1956; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924-; in The Harry Smith Connection: A Live Tribute to the Anthology of American Folk Music (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 3 mins
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Play Your Instruments and Make a Pretty Sound
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 28 mins
Ella encourages children to play rhythm instruments provided by the teacher or homemade. After she sings Put Your Instruments Away, a jazz band introduces the trombone, clarinet, drum, trumpet, etc. Ten songs include Follow the Leader, Let's Listen to the Band, and Harmonica Happiness. "A fabulous first music l...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 28 mins
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