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Redwood Cathedral
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produced by Dick Gaughan, 1948-; performed by Dick Gaughan, 1948- (Appleseed, 1998), 1 hour 1 mins, 12 page(s)
Gaughan's weathered brogue is enough to make a song memorable. But he also has a knack for gathering fine songs, both originals and covers, that fit beautifully into his style. On this set, Gaughan opens with an understated but powerful "Muir and the Master Builder" by Brian McNeill and even plies his magic with T...
produced by Dick Gaughan, 1948-; performed by Dick Gaughan, 1948- (Appleseed, 1998), 1 hour 1 mins, 12 page(s)
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Anthems of All Nations, Vol. 1 & 2
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produced by Michael J. Schwartzman (Folkways Records, 1956), 53 mins

These aren't really all of the national anthems out there, but you do get to hear a sampling, from Belgium to Turkey, Mexico to Japan. Liner notes provide background and lyrics.

This release combines two original Folkways Records LPs, FW03881 and FW03882.

produced by Michael J. Schwartzman (Folkways Records, 1956), 53 mins
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Skye Boat Song
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performed by Paul Robeson, 1898-1976; in The Collector's Paul Robeson (Monitor Records, 1993), 2 mins
performed by Paul Robeson, 1898-1976; in The Collector's Paul Robeson (Monitor Records, 1993), 2 mins
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Fishers Hornpipe and Other Celtic Traditional Tunes
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produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1977), 35 mins
produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1977), 35 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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As I Went Out One May Morning
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; performed by Ewan MacColl, 1915-1989; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1955), 2 mins

Twenty-one short vocal and instrumental pieces from around the world are presented in an extremely diverse collection, the third of five volumes in this series. Examples include a pair of Bone Games from Washington Coast Native Americans and Kalipay Merrymaking from the Philippines, to name but a few.

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965; performed by Ewan MacColl, 1915-1989; in Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1955), 2 mins
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Hills of Glenshee
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995; performed by Ellen J. Stekert, 1935-; in Songs of a New York Lumberjack (Folkways Records, 1958), 3 mins
Folklorist Ellen Stekert collected the eighteen songs on this album from Ezra "Fuzzy" Barhight, a retired lumberjack in Cohocton, New York. Here, she sings a selection of songs that Fuzzy learned from his mother and from other lumbermen in northern Pennsylvania and southern New York.
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995; performed by Ellen J. Stekert, 1935-; in Songs of a New York Lumberjack (Folkways Records, 1958), 3 mins
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Early English Ballads from the Percy and Child Collections (Ballads Reliques)
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
Hermes Nye's "sneaking fondness for the English things from Percy and Child" takes center stage on this collection of ballads. The singer's commentaries enliven the notes: for example, Nye writes, "Sir Walter Scott collected ["Binnorie"], and probably had enough integrity not to add to it, although we can never...
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