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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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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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American Industrial Ballads
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 52 mins
Songs of struggle which emerged from the coal mines, textile mills and acres of farmland, and spoke of issues important to the American laborer. Twenty-four songs written about the unprecedented industrialization of the 19th century, including Peg and Awl, The Farmer is the Man, and Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues....
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 52 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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Struggle
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 35 mins
This document of Guthrie's dedication to working class Americans, recorded in the '40s with Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry, contains gritty classics like 1913 Massacre and Pretty Boy Floyd. A superbly remastered and annotated treasure which includes lyrics. "Raw, gut wrenching protest songs of toil, turmoil and t...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 35 mins
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Broadside Tapes 1
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produced by Paul Kaplan, 1948- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
Recorded between 1962 and 1964, The Broadside Tapes 1 is a perfect showcase for Ochs' unique emotion, humor, and political perspective. This set features one of the most compelling voices of the '60s topical song movement performing 16 original songs, one with Eric Andersen. Produced by Paul Kaplan. "Perhaps...
produced by Paul Kaplan, 1948- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
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Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
Deservedly a Folkways catalog classic. These fourteen songs (including Hard Travelin' and Oregon Trail) find Guthrie accompanied by Lead Belly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess Hawes, and others. Truly essential for anyone interested in America's greatest balladeer. "...[C]ommunal and joyous...a wildly ecstatic...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1983), 44 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 36 mins
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Plutonium
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(Folkways Records, 1979), 32 mins
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