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Les Quatre Vieux Garçons
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(Folkways Records, 1984), 40 mins
Les Quatre Vieux Garçons—"The Four Bachelors"—perform a rousing set of Cajun tunes and songs on this album, which features Dewey Balfa and Tracy Schwarz, Tony Balfa, and Peter Schwarz. The members all play multiple instruments. On this album we hear fiddle, accordion, guitar, bass, and vocals.
(Folkways Records, 1984), 40 mins
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Silent Highways
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(Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins

Willie Sordill’s album of jazz-inflected, sometimes slightly Latin acoustic folk-pop sensitively and passionately addresses love and relationships between men. His vocals and finger-style guitar are backed by combos of piano, electric bass and drums, with the occasional harmonica and mandolin.

(Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins
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First Blues: Rags, Ballads and Harmonium Songs
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composed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997; produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 and Ann Charters, 1936- (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins

Legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsberg explores the fusion of poetry and music in this rare 1970s recording. Called a "venerated bard of resistance" Ginsberg sought "how the raw mind actually works" through poetry. This collection of fun ditties spouts against capitalism, among other things, and is an amusing and enj...

composed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997; produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 and Ann Charters, 1936- (Folkways Records, 1981), 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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Music from Saramaka: A Dynamic Afro-American Tradition
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produced by Sally Price, 1943- and Richard Price (Folkways Records, 1977), 45 mins
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The Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 2: Bluegrass String Band
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 47 mins
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 47 mins
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Kevin Roth Sings and Plays Dulcimer
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 37 mins
Rather than limiting his repertoire to the old time tunes and traditional folk songs that typically fill a mountain dulcimer player's repertoire, Kevin Roth also plays fiddle tunes and recently composed ballads, including Jean Ritchie's "The L & N Don't Stop Here Any More" and his own "Bold Pirate."
(Folkways Records, 1975), 37 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1974), 46 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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