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The Best of Broadside 1962-1988: Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Ronald D. Cohen (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 5 hours 25 mins
The Best of Broadside, Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine. Eighty-nine songs, including some never commercially released. Compiled and annotated by Jeff Place and Ronald D. Cohen. A five CD boxed set. It was a small underground magazine smuggled out of a New York City housi...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Ronald D. Cohen (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 5 hours 25 mins
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Ear to the Ground
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produced by Rosalie Sorrels (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 3 mins
Malvina Reynolds, the well-known songwriter and activist for social justice and the environment, performs some of her most famous songs in this compilation of studio and live recordings from the 1960s and 1970s. Reflecting the cultural and political turmoil of the day, her powerful, sometimes somber, sometimes li...
produced by Rosalie Sorrels (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 3 mins
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If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Mark Greenberg (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 12 mins
For over 50 years Pete Seeger's music has included songs on labor, civil rights, peace, and the hope for a better world. This CD contains 24 tracks selected from hundreds released on Folkways Records in the late 1950s and 1960s and 2 new songs recorded especially for this collection. Pete plays the 5-string banj...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Mark Greenberg (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 12 mins
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That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folksong Movement
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
Artists include Woody Guthrie, Almanac Singers, Lead Belly, Tom Glazer, Cisco Houston, Pete Seeger, Josh White, Burl Ives, and others. Few people have heard these songs composed and sung from 1940 to 1945 by artists primarily known for their influence on American folk music after 1945. Both the protest songs and...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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Fight with Song
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produced by Barry O'Brien (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 31 mins
Barry O’Brien is a hard-traveling topical song writer and performer who can be heard both on street corners and in concert halls around the United States. The ten songs on this recording represent him well— homespun, earnest, and easygoing. They carry strong messages for embattled times. Introduction by Step...
produced by Barry O'Brien (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 31 mins
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Mountain Music of Kentucky
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 2 hours 14 mins
Originally issued as a single LP in 1960, Mountain Music of Kentucky was praised as "the greatest Kentucky record ever issed and one of the greatest records in the entire literature of American folk song" (San Francisco Chronicle 1960). This much expanded compilation features some of the outstanding traditional m...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 2 hours 14 mins
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Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 49 mins
Woody Guthrie was one of the twentieth century's greatest poets and songwriters, and his songs about Sacco and Vanzetti include some of his best songs. The murder trial of Sacco and Vanzetti was one of this century's most controversial. Sacco and Vanzetti's story was dramatic; their front-page trial was filled w...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 49 mins
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Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 13 mins
Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American Roots music. Blues, Bluegrass, ballads, topical songs, and jazz are performed by master musicians. If you have never heard of Smithsonian Folkways or Folkways before, this collection will take you on a trip through...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 13 mins
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Long Ways to Travel: The Unreleased Folkways Masters, 1944-1949
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 56 mins
These 17 powerful songs by Guthrie, some sung with his comrade Cisco Houston, were carefully selected from dozens of unreleased Guthrie masters. Extensively annotated by fellow Oklahoman and Guthrie scholar Guy Logsdon, this collection reaffirms Guthrie's unique place in American music. Includes Harriet Tubman's...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 56 mins
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Singalong Sanders Theater, 1980
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 59 mins
Brilliantly captures the exhilaration of Seeger's concert experience. With extraordinary talent, Seeger addresses salient social issues—his trademark for over 50 years—in song: If I Had a Hammer, Greensleeves, and We Shall Not be Moved. The complete concert of 41 songs was recorded live in Sanders Theatre at H...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 59 mins
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