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Cowboy Songs on Folkways
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
Fifteen performers sing, boast, tell stories, holler, and recite poetry on 26 tracks that portray the life and times of honest, hard-working cowboys. Features performers from many backgrounds with a wide variety of musical styles. Includes Pete Seeger's Home on the Range, Cisco Houston's Little Joe and the Wrang...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
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An Anthology of African American Poetry for Young People
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produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 31 mins
Arna Bontemps’s readings of poems by Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, and Claude McKay highlight this compilation. Chosen for their ability to engage and entertain children, the selections are drawn from Bontemps’s well-known book, Golden Slippers (Harpers). "These are kind and gentle poems." —AudioFile
produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 31 mins
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American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 5 mins
This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and others, including Smiley Hobbs. A banjo classic that runs 60 minutes in length. "...[A]s unspoiled as the day they were recorded..." — Rolling Sto...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 5 mins
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(Fantasy, 1990), 1 hour 19 mins
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Science of Sound
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(Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., 1990), 38 mins
An important educational title for more than 30 years. Fascinating recordings describe and demonstrate the phenomena of sound and explore how we hear. Produced in collaboration with Bell Telephone Laboratories. Reissue of FOLKWAYS 6136, 1960. 10 tracks. 40 minutes.
(Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., 1990), 38 mins
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Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill
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produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 55 mins
Joe Hill's powerful songs moved Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Utah Phillips, Si Kahn, and countless others to blend politics and song. This dramatic tribute to the Industrial Workers of the World songwriter and activist Joe Hill, features songs by and about Hill performed by Billy Bragg, Hazel Dickens, Earl Robinso...
produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 55 mins
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Triangle Fire
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produced by Joe Glazer (Collector Records, 1986), 55 mins

One hundred and forty-six employees of the Triangle Waist Company in New York City fell victim to a horrendous tragedy in March of 1911. These factory workers were trapped inside a building as it went up in flames, and died. Joe Glazer interview Leon Stein editor of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’...

produced by Joe Glazer (Collector Records, 1986), 55 mins
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performed by Cullen Galyean; in Let Me Fall: Old Time Bluegrass from the Virginia-North Carolina Border (Folkways Records, 1984), 2 mins
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