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Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big)
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
Pete Seeger released 28 songs and stories about animals on two short LP records in 1955 to an enthusiastic audience. Ever since, they have been sung by generations of parents, grandparents, and children. The two original releases have been combined on this single CD creating an irresistible collection of songs t...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
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Free and Equal Blues
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Elijah Wald (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
Josh White (1914-1969) was a brilliant musician whose vibrant guitar and rich vocals captivated audiences for decades. Recorded at the height of his career by Moses Asch in the 1940s, he performs these 26 blues, gospel, popular, and hard-hitting topical songs solo or accompanied by such contemporaries as Lead Bel...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Elijah Wald (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
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Hard Travelin': The Asch Recordings, Vol. 3
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 17 mins
The songs on this recording, the third in a series of four, are from the enormous collection of topical material that Woody Guthrie composed in the 1930s and 1940s. Most of his recordings were done for one man, Moses Asch, the founder of Folkways Records. Asch and Guthrie often organized song collections around...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 17 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
The legendary Roscoe Holcomb performs 21 powerful songs shaped by the hard times and conflict between old and new that marked his life in the Kentucky mountains. A hard-hitting singer and banjo-player, he also performs unaccompanied ballads, banjo and harmonica solos, and with a guitar. These recordings from 196...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 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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Shout On: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 3
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
This is the third and final volume of the Lead Belly Legacy Series, which makes available on CD all of the Lead Belly Performances originally recorded for Folkways Records during the 1940s. All three volumes— Shout On, Where Did You Sleep Last Night, and Bourgeois Blues—contain previously unreleased tracks, ext...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
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Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
This is volume 2 of a projected 3-volume set of Lead Belly's performances recorded by Moses Asch during the 1940s. The original masters now reside in the Folkways Archive at the Smithsonian Institution. Completely remastered from the best sources in our collections, this recording contains the highest sound qual...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
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Muleskinner Blues: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 2
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
The songs on this recording, the second in a series of four, represent a selection from the vast storehouse of American folk and country songs that Woody Guthrie learned and incorporated into his early radio career and song books he sold on the air. In the early 1940s, upon coming to New York, Guthrie and frequen...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
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This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 14 mins
The first in a series of four, this recording presents many of Woody Guthrie's best known songs taken from the original masters. Included here is the original version of Woody's anthem "This Land Is Your Land," which contains never-before issued lyrics. A major force in the urban folk song revival, Guthrie creat...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 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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