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Folk Music in America, Vol. 11: Songs of Humor & Hilarity
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(United States. Library of Congress, 1983), 48 mins, 18 page(s)
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written by Doug Seroff, fl. 2002 and Lynn Abbott, fl. 2002 (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2002), 27 page(s)
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
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American Folk Ballads
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
This collection of ballads from the Kentucky mountains comes from the repertoire of Betty Garland, who learned them from her family. She writes, "I did my best to sing these songs the way I have always heard them so that the original and beautiful tunes of the mountain people won't be lost."
(Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
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Bay State Ballads
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 31 mins
Singer and avid folksong collector Paul Clayton presents a selection of Massachusetts ballads from land and sea. From songs discovered in whaling journals to broadside ballads from the late 18th century, the material on this album addresses a wide range of topics. Kenny Goldstein's excellent liner notes augment t...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 31 mins
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Mon méchant ivrogne
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performed by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985 and Marie-Paule Vadunthun, fl. 1977; in Bayou Memories: Louisiana French Folk Songs and Dance Tunes Interpreted by Gérard Dôle (Folkways Records, 1982), 1 min
Performer Gérard Dôle writes, "This record gives a compressed idea of the kind of Cajun music that we especially love: music of old times and good times, home music, music of the veillée (evening with company)." Dôle and Marie-Paule Vadunthun learned most of their tunes directly from Louisiana musicians.
performed by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985 and Marie-Paule Vadunthun, fl. 1977; in Bayou Memories: Louisiana French Folk Songs and Dance Tunes Interpreted by Gérard Dôle (Folkways Records, 1982), 1 min
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 35 mins
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A Talk on the World
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 5 mins
In the 1950's and sixties musician-collector Mike Seeger, inspired by the great folksong collectors of the 1930's, visited traditional musicians of the rural South. This is his handpicked selection of the recordings made during those visits. Included in the 38 selections are previously unreleased recordings by t...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 5 mins
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His Real Buddy Was Charlie Jordan
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written by Paul Garon, 1942-; in The Devil's Son-In-Law: The Story of Peetie Wheatstraw & His Songs (Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 2003), 26-46
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