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An Irishman in North Americay
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produced by Samuel Gesser, 1930-2008 (Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
produced by Samuel Gesser, 1930-2008 (Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
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Folk Music of the Newport Folk Festival, Vol. 1
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produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1961), 34 mins
This volume is half of a two-recording set that includes recordings not issued on the Vanguard or Elektra Newport compilations. It features folk songs and ballads sung by Irish, Canadian, and American singers, as well as selections from Louisiana blues singers Willie Thomas and Butch Cage.
produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1961), 34 mins
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Songs of the Sea: Sung by Alan Mills
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
This album presents thirty-two songs from the Canadian Broadcasting Company's radio series, "Songs of the Sea." Every song was once sung on board, and the singers perform in a straightforward manner in keeping with sailors' performance practice. This enlightening collection includes informative liner notes.
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
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Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 50 mins
Here, singer and collector Paul Clayton performs fifteen texts collected in The Viking Book of Folk Ballads, including historical ballads to songs about tabloid crime. Rather than reproducing previous traditional singers' performances exactly, Clayton himself enters the "folk process" by combining texts and mel...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 50 mins
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