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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1956), 32 mins
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Sounds of the Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix of Watkins Glen, N.Y.
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(Folkways Records, 1956), 40 mins

Recorded by Henry Mandler and Robert Strome in 1956 and 1960, this album gives you an idea of what the famous Watkins Glen car race sounded like in the late 1950s. The first part of the album walks the listener through a car inspection with an interview with Gus Ehrman and Lou Comito. The interview includes all th...

(Folkways Records, 1956), 40 mins
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World of Man, Vol. 1: His Work
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 23 mins

Produced by famed folklorist and anthropologist Harold Courlander , this first volume of the World of Man series is selected from recordings captured from Brazil to Scotland and various points in between. It relates the “story, music and natural sounds of people at work…their animal calls and hunting cries, t...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 23 mins
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1955), 48 mins
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Sounds of Carnival
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 55 mins
This 1955 recording opens with several tracks of Merry-Go-Round music followed by interviews and noises from other fair rides. The sounds were collected by a group of students from the Chicago

Institute of Design for a documentary film about the Royal American Midway and capture the fun and energy encountered at...

(Folkways Records, 1955), 55 mins
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Sounds of Sea Animals, Vol. 2: Florida
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 46 mins

Recorded in 1955 by W.N. Kellogg at the Oceanographic Institute Florida State University, this album presents the sounds of sea animals mostly native to Florida. Kellogg describes the sounds as "clicks, croaks, grunts, rattles, thumps, or whistles" and stresses that "the ocean can no longer be thought of as a "sil...

(Folkways Records, 1955), 46 mins
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Burlesque Uncensored
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(Cook Records, 1954), 41 mins
Saucy comedy sketches and bawdy music meant to accompany chorus line routines and stripteases to put you in the mood are what's to be found here. This hilarious recording bills itself as "a bare-faced documentary" exploring the burlesque performance genre and accompanying exotica.
(Cook Records, 1954), 41 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 48 mins
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Millions of Musicians
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 36 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 36 mins
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New York 19
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 38 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 38 mins
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