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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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African Roots
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written by Jerry Silverman, 1931- (New York, NY: Chelsea House Publishers, 1994), 66 page(s)
written by Jerry Silverman, 1931- (New York, NY: Chelsea House Publishers, 1994), 66 page(s)
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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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Come Dance By the Ocean
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 42 mins
Songs dedicated to caring for the environment and appreciating other cultures, languages, and places. Includes You Can't Sink a Rainbow and A Solution to Pollution. Parents' Choice Award winner. "...[A] wonderful collection of songs about caring for the environment and enjoying other cultures, languages, and pl...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 42 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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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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When We Make it Through
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produced by Pablo Menendez (Paredon Records, 1982), 41 mins
produced by Pablo Menendez (Paredon Records, 1982), 41 mins
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First Blues: Rags, Ballads and Harmonium Songs
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composed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997; produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 and Ann Charters, 1936- (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins

Legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsberg explores the fusion of poetry and music in this rare 1970s recording. Called a "venerated bard of resistance" Ginsberg sought "how the raw mind actually works" through poetry. This collection of fun ditties spouts against capitalism, among other things, and is an amusing and enj...

composed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997; produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 and Ann Charters, 1936- (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins
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