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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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Hootenanny at Carnegie Hall
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins
Recorded at three "hoots" in 1958 and 1959, this album represents a tradition that, at the time it was made, was nearly two decades old. Through the course of hootenanny history, certain constants remained: variety, social commentary, and above all, a great deal of audience participation. This album embodies al...
(Folkways Records, 1960), 53 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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