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British Traditional Ballads in the Southern Mountains, Volume 2
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 47 mins
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 47 mins
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Early English Ballads from the Percy and Child Collections (Ballads Reliques)
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
Hermes Nye's "sneaking fondness for the English things from Percy and Child" takes center stage on this collection of ballads. The singer's commentaries enliven the notes: for example, Nye writes, "Sir Walter Scott collected ["Binnorie"], and probably had enough integrity not to add to it, although we can never...
(Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
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Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 50 mins
Here, singer and collector Paul Clayton performs fifteen texts collected in The Viking Book of Folk Ballads, including historical ballads to songs about tabloid crime. Rather than reproducing previous traditional singers' performances exactly, Clayton himself enters the "folk process" by combining texts and mel...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 50 mins
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Smoky Mountain Ballads
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(Folkways Records, 1953), 23 mins
Called "The Minstrel of the Appalachians," banjo player Bascom Lamar Lunsford performs a cross section of his sizeable repertoire, which contains at least three hundred songs. These songs include English ballads, topical songs, and 19th century popular songs incorporated into the North Carolina mountain tradition...
(Folkways Records, 1953), 23 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1956), 39 mins
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British Traditional Ballads in the Southern Mountains, Volume 1
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 49 mins
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 49 mins
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My Darling Party Line: Irreverent Songs, Ballads and Airs
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(Collector Records, 2006), 36 mins

"This album is for you if you belong to any (or all) of the following categories; (1) present radicals, young or old; (2) former radicals with a nostalgic bent; (3) "Sovietologists," "Kreminologists" and sundry other experts and students on the Communist movement and ideology; (4) regular readers of The New York...

(Collector Records, 2006), 36 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 5
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2007), 1 hour 34 mins

These are the songs Pete Seeger sang for America, songs every school child and summer camp attendee learned to sing and now sing with their children and grandchildren. The five-volume American Favorite Ballads (issued 1957 to 1962) is a cornerstone of Seeger’s work with Folkways Records. This CD concludes this r...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2007), 1 hour 34 mins
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