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The Song of Hiawatha: By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882 (Folkways Records, 1956), 53 mins
written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882 (Folkways Records, 1956), 53 mins
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written by Virgil; produced by Moses Hadas, 1900-1966 (Folkways Records, 1955), 1 hour
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To Live and Die in Dixie
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written by John Beecher (Folkways Records, 1968), 52 mins
written by John Beecher (Folkways Records, 1968), 52 mins
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Underground Streets
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written by Norman Riley (Folkways Records, 1980), 30 mins

Underground Streets, a collection of poetry by poet/performer Norman Riley and centered around the theme of loneliness and wanting is at once melancholy and optimistic. "Sounds of the Streets" is dedicated to street poets and specifically James Brown, or "Colors" which is a hope for a prosperous future, an ideal...

written by Norman Riley (Folkways Records, 1980), 30 mins
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As If: Poems, New and Selected, by John Ciardi
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written by John Ciardi; produced by John Ciardi (Folkways Records, 1956), 1 hour
written by John Ciardi; produced by John Ciardi (Folkways Records, 1956), 1 hour
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Classic Children's Tales
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performed by Jackie Torrence, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1989), 44 mins
Her stories bring the characters absolutely to life and her delivery usually gets the attention of even the most rambunctious kid. Some of her tales capture the African-American oral tradition as well as any. For ages four to ten. ~ Bob Hinkle, All Music Guide
performed by Jackie Torrence, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1989), 44 mins
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Cowboy Poetry Classics
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 8 mins
In bunkhouses, bars, and hotels and around campfires and corrals, cowboy poetry flourished during its golden age between 1905 and 1935. Impelled by the development of the cowboy hero in print and on film and the idea that a unique way of life was fast disappearing, writers—cowboys and non-cowboys alike—began me...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 8 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 1 hour 30 mins
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