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Les Quatre Vieux Garçons
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(Folkways Records, 1984), 40 mins
Les Quatre Vieux Garçons—"The Four Bachelors"—perform a rousing set of Cajun tunes and songs on this album, which features Dewey Balfa and Tracy Schwarz, Tony Balfa, and Peter Schwarz. The members all play multiple instruments. On this album we hear fiddle, accordion, guitar, bass, and vocals.
(Folkways Records, 1984), 40 mins
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Silent Highways
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(Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins

Willie Sordill’s album of jazz-inflected, sometimes slightly Latin acoustic folk-pop sensitively and passionately addresses love and relationships between men. His vocals and finger-style guitar are backed by combos of piano, electric bass and drums, with the occasional harmonica and mandolin.

(Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins
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The Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 2: Bluegrass String Band
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 47 mins
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 47 mins
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Kevin Roth Sings and Plays Dulcimer
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 37 mins
Rather than limiting his repertoire to the old time tunes and traditional folk songs that typically fill a mountain dulcimer player's repertoire, Kevin Roth also plays fiddle tunes and recently composed ballads, including Jean Ritchie's "The L & N Don't Stop Here Any More" and his own "Bold Pirate."
(Folkways Records, 1975), 37 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1974), 46 mins
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Dock Boggs, Vol. 3
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins

Moran "Dock" Boggs, miner and musician, was first recognized for his "unorthodox" playing style. His popularity only grew after he was featured on the Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW40090) in 1952 and made Boggs one of the most influential musicians in America. This third installment of Boggs’ music on...

produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins
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When Kentucky Had No Union Men
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1967), 50 mins
George Davis began working in the coal mines at thirteen. After he injured his arm in a mining accident, Davis knew he'd never be a great guitarist, so he concentrated on writing songs about the problems miners and their unions faced. This album presents eighteen of his powerful songs.
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1967), 50 mins
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The Wandering Folksong
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
This album of folk songs by moonlighting biologist Sam Hinton demonstrates the porous boundaries between folk and popular music. Here, Hinton sings material from a wide variety of sources, including American family songbooks and P. W. Joyce's venerated collection of Irish tunes and ballads.
(Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound (LP edition)
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1965), 53 mins
This third Folkways production featuring Roscoe Holcomb follows Mountain Music of Kentucky (FW02317) and The Music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward (FW2363). All three albums describe the social, geographical, and musical contexts that influenced Holcomb, and this volume's liner notes present selected transcri...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1965), 53 mins
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400 Years of Folk Music
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produced by Steven Smolian (Folkways Records, 1964), 30 mins
In the early 1960s, multi-instrumentalists Steve Addiss, Bill Crofut, and Tim Prentice traveled to China, Southeast Asia, and Africa as part of the State Department's Cultural Exchange Program. This recording features tunes and songs associated with their journey—some from their own repertoire, and some learned...
produced by Steven Smolian (Folkways Records, 1964), 30 mins
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