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Civil War Naval Songs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 53 mins, 13 page(s)

These thirteen authentic maritime songs from the era of the American Civil War (1861-65) intone the story of war on the water. They were sounds of the cramped quarters of Union and Confederate fighting ships as well as merchant craft that sailed in constant peril, of bustling taverns and variety theaters where sai...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 53 mins, 13 page(s)
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A Treasury of Civil War Songs Sung by Tom Glazer
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 1 hour, 25 page(s)

Songs with a good tune and rousing lyrics both mirrored and inspired the events of the American Civil War (1861-1865). They told tales of battle, slavery, emancipation, victory, and defeat, and a century and a half later, they enshrine the shattered brotherhood of a nation and the lessons taught by war. Popular Am...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 1 hour, 25 page(s)
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There Breathes a Hope: The Legacy of John Work II and His Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909-1916
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conducted by John Wesley Work, Jr., 1873-1925; produced by Meagan Hennessey; performed by Fisk University Jubilee Quartette (Archeophone Records, 2010), 2 hours 12 mins, 49 page(s)
conducted by John Wesley Work, Jr., 1873-1925; produced by Meagan Hennessey; performed by Fisk University Jubilee Quartette (Archeophone Records, 2010), 2 hours 12 mins, 49 page(s)
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Rising Sun Melodies
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 3 mins, 19 page(s)

Ola Belle Reed was a trailblazing force for women in bluegrass music, an Appalachian woman of hard-earned talent and generous ways who delivered honest music sung from the heart. Her songs "I've Endured," "High on the Mountain," "My Epitaph," and many others forge real-life experiences into music steeled with dete...

produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 3 mins, 19 page(s)
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Classic Appalachian Blues from Smithsonian Folkways
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 8 mins, 21 page(s)

The "mountain cousin" of the Delta blues, Appalachian blues bears the stamp of a distinctive regional blend of European and African styles and sounds born at the cultural crossroads of railroad camps, mines, and rural settlements. Drawn from deep within the Folkways collection and from historic live recordings at...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 8 mins, 21 page(s)
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Rappahannock Blues
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produced by Barry Lee Pearson and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 57 mins, 20 page(s)

Raised in a large, musical farm family in Rappahannock County, Virginia, John Jackson (1924-2002) was the most important black Appalachian musician to come to broad public attention during the mid-1960s. Having learned guitar and his wide-ranging stock of songs as a youth from family and 78-rpm recordings, he enth...

produced by Barry Lee Pearson and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 57 mins, 20 page(s)
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Mastinchele Wachipi Olewan [The Rabbit Song]
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performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014, Jeff Haynes, David Bernz, Travis Jeffrey, David Amram, 1930-, Peter Siegel, fl. 2011, Mark Murphy, 1932-2015 and Grégoire Maret, 1975-, Rivertown Kids; in Pete Seeger with the River Town Kids and Friends:Tomorrow's Children (Appleseed, 2010), 2 mins
performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014, Jeff Haynes, David Bernz, Travis Jeffrey, David Amram, 1930-, Peter Siegel, fl. 2011, Mark Murphy, 1932-2015 and Grégoire Maret, 1975-, Rivertown Kids; in Pete Seeger with the River Town Kids and Friends:Tomorrow's Children (Appleseed, 2010), 2 mins
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Tim Buckley: Live at the Folklore Center, NYC: March 6th, 1967
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performed by Tim Buckley, 1947-1975 (Tompkins Square Records, 2009), 56 mins, 16 page(s)
performed by Tim Buckley, 1947-1975 (Tompkins Square Records, 2009), 56 mins, 16 page(s)
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