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The Days of '49: Songs of the Gold Rush
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 42 mins

Performed by Logan English and Billy Faier this collection represents a specific historical time period: The Gold Rush. Logan and Faier pay homage to John A. Stone (aka "Old Put") who was instrumental in collecting these songs dating back to before 1860. The songs tell of the excitement of the Gold Rush, as well a...

(Folkways Records, 1957), 42 mins
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Through This World
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performed by Katie Lee; in Folk Songs of the Colorado River (Folkways Records, 1964), 1 min
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Sally Sells Her Charms For Money These Days
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performed by Jeff Ampolsk; in God, Guts, and Guns (Folkways Records, 1977), 3 mins

“We live in a land of plenty but some people are so greedy that they’ll steal from the blind.” Folksinger / guitarist Jeff Ampolsk sings about how Sally solves her problem of running out of money, how a blind man knows that he is being taken advantage of while mopping floors in a factory and how a young su...

performed by Jeff Ampolsk; in God, Guts, and Guns (Folkways Records, 1977), 3 mins
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River
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performed by Linda Arnold; in Nine Months: Songs of Pregnancy and Birth (Folkways Records, 1981), 3 mins
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performed by Bob Connelly, fl. 1975; in Yankee Go Home: Songs of Protest Against American Imperialism (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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