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Singalong Sanders Theater, 1980
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 59 mins
Brilliantly captures the exhilaration of Seeger's concert experience. With extraordinary talent, Seeger addresses salient social issues—his trademark for over 50 years—in song: If I Had a Hammer, Greensleeves, and We Shall Not be Moved. The complete concert of 41 songs was recorded live in Sanders Theatre at H...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 59 mins
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Karen James
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 35 mins
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The Unfortunate Rake
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins

The story is basically this: a soldier is dying, evidently of venereal disease he contracted from a young woman, and he requests a funeral. Hear how this story has been spun over centuries into a whole collection of similarly themed songs, the earliest possibly dating to 1790. In this recording we are essentially...

produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins
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Jewish Life: The Old Country
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produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins

When Eastern European Jews immigrated en masse to the United States in the 1880s and ’90s fleeing Czarist oppression and poverty, they brought with them a body of secular folk songs. Sung in Yiddish by men and women who came here from five villages (with English translations and explanations), this recording...

produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins
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