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400 Years of Folk Music
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produced by Steven Smolian (Folkways Records, 1964), 30 mins
In the early 1960s, multi-instrumentalists Steve Addiss, Bill Crofut, and Tim Prentice traveled to China, Southeast Asia, and Africa as part of the State Department's Cultural Exchange Program. This recording features tunes and songs associated with their journey—some from their own repertoire, and some learned...
produced by Steven Smolian (Folkways Records, 1964), 30 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
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Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 49 mins
Woody Guthrie was one of the twentieth century's greatest poets and songwriters, and his songs about Sacco and Vanzetti include some of his best songs. The murder trial of Sacco and Vanzetti was one of this century's most controversial. Sacco and Vanzetti's story was dramatic; their front-page trial was filled w...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 49 mins
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Broadside Tapes 1
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produced by Paul Kaplan, 1948- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
Recorded between 1962 and 1964, The Broadside Tapes 1 is a perfect showcase for Ochs' unique emotion, humor, and political perspective. This set features one of the most compelling voices of the '60s topical song movement performing 16 original songs, one with Eric Andersen. Produced by Paul Kaplan. "Perhaps...
produced by Paul Kaplan, 1948- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
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Dock Boggs, Vol. 3
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins

Moran "Dock" Boggs, miner and musician, was first recognized for his "unorthodox" playing style. His popularity only grew after he was featured on the Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW40090) in 1952 and made Boggs one of the most influential musicians in America. This third installment of Boggs’ music on...

produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins
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Give Your Hands to Struggle
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-, Amy Horowitz and Barbara Dane, 1927- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 48 mins
Reagon's strengths as a songwriter, singer, and composer are reflected in this collection of songs performed with powerful layered harmonies. Includes the full-length version of Freedom in the Air and the previously unreleased We've Come a Long Way to Be Together. 43 minutes, informative 36-page booklet. 1975 P...
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-, Amy Horowitz and Barbara Dane, 1927- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 48 mins
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Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 58 mins
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 58 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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