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FTA! Songs of the GI Resistance
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produced by Barbara Dane, 1927- (Paredon Records, 1970), 54 mins
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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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Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins

This 1965 recording traces the evolution of African American folk music from the South.The oral tradition of folk music in the African American community has demonstrated a perseverence through the eras of slavery and segregation while embracing and influencing American popular music through songs, lyrics and perf...

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins
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Peter LaFarge on the Warpath
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 38 mins
This album is Peter La Farge's tribute to women—the ones he's loved from afar and the ones he's loved from a-near, the ones who broke his heart and the ones who helped him fix it.
(Folkways Records, 1965), 38 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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Songs of the Great Lakes
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1964), 47 mins
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1964), 47 mins
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Earl Robinson Sings
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 46 mins

This collection of folk music highlights Robinson’s quirky personality with songs such as the science-fiction love tune, "My True Love." Not only does Robinson include notes on every song, accompanied by either piano or guitar, he shares some of his famed work on this album including, "We’re in the Same Boat,...

(Folkways Records, 1963), 46 mins
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