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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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Canada's Story in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which includes and expands upon the materia...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins
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Indian Summer: Original Soundtrack
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produced by Jules Victor Schwerin (Folkways Records, 1960), 42 mins

Pete Seeger and Mike Seeger composed and performed the music for the soundtrack to Indian Summer, singing and playing fiddle, five-string banjo, guitar, twelve-string guitar, chalil (bamboo flute), harmonica, pump organ and drum. As Pete notes, this is an "attempt to demonstrate what can be done with relativel...

produced by Jules Victor Schwerin (Folkways Records, 1960), 42 mins
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