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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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World Tour with Folk Songs
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produced by Gunther Jerzabek (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
Taken from concerts in Burma and Germany, this album features live recordings of Steve Addiss and Bill Crofut during their tour for the State Department's Cultural Exchange Program. Their repertoire includes adaptations of Thai, Burmese, Kenyan, and Japanese songs, as well as material from the United States.
produced by Gunther Jerzabek (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
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Karen James
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 35 mins
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Bill McAdoo Sings, Volume II
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 40 mins
This second volume of McAdoo's strong social commentary presents topical songs about the civil rights movement and the Cuban revolution, as well as songs about his childhood and love.
(Folkways Records, 1961), 40 mins
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Pastures of Plenty and Other Songs
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 37 mins
The Harvesters, a semi-professional group whose members hail from New York, recorded this album during a singing holiday in California in 1959. Here, they sing songs in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Spanish, as well as beloved favorites like Woody Guthrie's "This Land is My Land" and "Pastures of Plenty."
(Folkways Records, 1961), 37 mins
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