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(Folkways Records, 1983), 44 mins
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Colonial and Revolutionary War Sea Songs and Shanties
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins

Sung by Cliff Haslam and John Millar in 1976 at Mystic Seaport, this album features traditional maritime songs from the 18th century. Mystic Seaport, a non-profit corporation, was formed in 1972 "for the purpose of developing a Colonial/Revolutionary period Seaport Museum on the historic waterfront of Newport, Rho...

(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins
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Tipple, Loom & Rail: Songs of the Industrialization of the South
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 47 mins
As the American South moved from a primarily agrarian economy to an industrial one, the change was felt strongly by country musicians, and it revolutionized every aspect of their music. In Tipple, Loom, & Rail Mike Seeger explores the style and commentary of southern industrial songs. Extensive liner notes by la...
(Folkways Records, 1966), 47 mins
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New England Harmony: A Collection of Early American Choral Music
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produced by Arthur F. Schrader, fl. 1976 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
This album attempts to reproduce New England choral music as it was sung in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In keeping with the singing school tradition of which this repertoire was part, the singers are all amateur musicians. Extensive text based on Alan C. Buechner's doctoral dissertation,...
produced by Arthur F. Schrader, fl. 1976 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
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