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Pete Seeger: Sing A Long-Demonstration Concert
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performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1980), 1 hour 58 mins
performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1980), 1 hour 58 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins
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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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Down Jersey: Songs and Stories of Southern New Jersey
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(Folkways Records, 1985), 40 mins

Jim Albertson, avid story-teller and folklorist, shares with listeners the songs and stories of southern New Jersey including that of brave Sammy Giberson, a legendary character who bested the devil in a fiddle contest, and the tragic story of Molly Bannon who while transformed into a swan was accidentally killed...

(Folkways Records, 1985), 40 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 41 mins
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Furry Lewis
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1960), 36 mins
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1960), 36 mins
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God, Guts, and Guns
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(Folkways Records, 1977), 35 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...

(Folkways Records, 1977), 35 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1981), 31 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1983), 50 mins
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Southeast Alaska Folk Tradition, Vol. 1: Exploration and Discovery, 1786-1897
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produced by Barry Roderick, fl. 1981 and John Ingalls, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins

This album recorded in 1980, is in part a spoken record that recounts Alaskan folktales, interspersed with traditional guitar interludes, live recordings of dances and chants and other songs. The disparate pieces brought together on this album recount Alaskan History through a diversity of perspectives; that is bo...

produced by Barry Roderick, fl. 1981 and John Ingalls, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins
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