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Iron Mountain and Other Songs
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 40 mins
This collection of songs was written and performed by Peter La Farge, the first Native American to become known in the folk scene of the 1960s. His colorful history included riding bucking broncos, working for an armored car company, and serving in the U.S. Navy in Korea—experiences that became material for his...
(Folkways Records, 1962), 40 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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Lumbering Songs from the Ontario Shanties
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 50 mins
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 50 mins
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Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 58 mins
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 58 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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The Unfortunate Rake
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins

The story is basically this: a soldier is dying, evidently of venereal disease he contracted from a young woman, and he requests a funeral. Hear how this story has been spun over centuries into a whole collection of similarly themed songs, the earliest possibly dating to 1790. In this recording we are essentially...

produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins
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