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Folkways Years, 1955-1992: Songs of Love and Politics
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produced by Peggy Seeger, 1935- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
Peggy personally selected these traditional and original songs focused primarily on the themes of love and politics. From a dominant figure in the folk song movement in the U.S. and England for more than 35 years, these titles have reached millions: Freight Train, First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Gonna Be An Engi...
produced by Peggy Seeger, 1935- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 13 mins
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Jaguar
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performed by Fred Small, 1952- (Rounder Records, 1992), 44 mins
Whether an artist is conservative, centrist, liberal or downright radical, there is nothing wrong with getting on a political soapbox as long as you're musically sound. Merle Haggard's right-wing diatribes and Public Enemy's angry black nationalist propaganda are equally inspired, and both artists are exciting mus...
performed by Fred Small, 1952- (Rounder Records, 1992), 44 mins
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No Mas!
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performed by John McCutcheon; in Water From Another Time (Rounder Records, 1992), 4 mins
 
performed by John McCutcheon; in Water From Another Time (Rounder Records, 1992), 4 mins
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Travels With Charlie
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performed by Chris Chandler; in As Seen On No TV (Rounder Records, 1992), 5 mins
 
performed by Chris Chandler; in As Seen On No TV (Rounder Records, 1992), 5 mins
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Songs from the Film Out Of Darkness (The Mine Workers' Story)
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performed by Tom Juravich, fl. 1983 (Rounder Records, 1991), 35 mins
For a long time, political protest songs have played an important role in American folk music. The seminal Woody Guthrie wrote the book on protest songs, and after that, the political folk tradition was kept alive by everyone from Bob Dylan and Joan Baez to Phranc, Ani DiFranco, and Tracy Chapman. Folksingers don'...
performed by Tom Juravich, fl. 1983 (Rounder Records, 1991), 35 mins
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Food Phone Gas Lodging
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performed by Charlie King, 1947- (Rounder Records, 1989), 39 mins
performed by Charlie King, 1947- (Rounder Records, 1989), 39 mins
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Peace Must Come
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performed by Priscilla Herdman, 1948-; in Darkness Into Light (Rounder Records, 1986), 3 mins
 
performed by Priscilla Herdman, 1948-; in Darkness Into Light (Rounder Records, 1986), 3 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1985), 40 mins
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Jellybean Blues, Vol. 2
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(Collector Records, 1984), 37 mins

It seems oxymoronic that one could ever have the blues when there are jellybeans around. However, when placed in the context of the Reagan era, Joe Glazer found himself rather depressed. In this politically-charged two-volume collection (see COLL01935 Jellybean Blues) Glazer sets his satirical and openly criti...

(Collector Records, 1984), 37 mins
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Bottom Line: A Comedy Revue with Music on Reagonomics
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written by C. R. Portz, fl. 1983; produced by Bette Craig, fl. 1971-1987 (Folkways Records, 1984), 34 mins

“Welcome to the bottom line…where there ain’t no further down to climb.” This political satire looks at how the Reagan administration “put foxes in charge of all the chicken coops” (referring to scandals at the Environmental Protection Agency during his term in office); how a President, in accordance...

written by C. R. Portz, fl. 1983; produced by Bette Craig, fl. 1971-1987 (Folkways Records, 1984), 34 mins
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