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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...
(Folkways Records, 1957), 58 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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