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(Paredon Records, 1978), 40 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins
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Dulcimer Songs and Solos
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produced by Paul Clayton, 1931-1967 (Folkways Records, 1962), 52 mins

Paul Clayton plays a three-string southern mountain dulcimer and sings songs that largely originated in North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. About this album, Clayton says “I have tried to demonstrate the versatility of the dulcimer and to show it as an instrument capable of a variety of moods an...

produced by Paul Clayton, 1931-1967 (Folkways Records, 1962), 52 mins
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Morasha: Traditional Jewish Musical Heritage
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produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins

Biblical chanting, prayers, holy and profane songs, tunes for the Sabbath, feasts and Holy Days—these largely vocal "authentic songs" were collected by Dr. Amnon Shiloah from highly accomplished, non-professional musicians. "Morasha" means "heritage."

produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins
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O' Canada: A History in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 59 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which comprises the first half of Folkways...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 59 mins
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The Old Reliable String Band
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 45 mins
Roy Berkeley, Artie Rose, and Tom Paley (once a member of the New Lost City Ramblers) play a host of old favorites from old time string band recordings from the 1920s and 1930s, including "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes," "Blue Yodel," and "Streets of Glory."
(Folkways Records, 1963), 45 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 45 mins
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Unquiet Grave and Other American Tragic Ballads
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 31 mins
Executions, ghosts, and dancing on graves: Andrew Rowan Summers collects the macabre, the spooky, and the heartrending into one volume. This album features classic ballads, including "Geordie" and "The Cruel Brother."
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 31 mins
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Vivien Richman Sings Folk Songs of West Pennsylvania
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
Songs originating in the Frontier Era in and around Pittsburgh were rediscovered by Jacob A. Evanson, sung here by Vivien

Richman. While there are a few cheerful and amusing ditties ("Pittsburg Town" "Soho on a Saturday Night") most have a tone that reflects the bleak landscape of an emerging industrial town pai...

(Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
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Walkie in the Parlor
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 37 mins
Backed by the psaltery, a plucked instrument in the zither family, Evelyne and Bob "Fiddler" Beers perform songs from the Anglo-American tradition, including a selection of pieces handed down by Bob's grandfather, George Sullivan.
(Folkways Records, 1960), 37 mins
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