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Richard Dyer-Bennet with Young People in Mind
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produced by Harvey Cort, fl. 1962-1969 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 36 mins
Richard Dyer-Bennet, world-renowned troubadour, performs sixteen songs that have captivated children and their parents for centuries. With origins in England and the United States, some resemble fairy tales, while others sound more like adventure stories, and still others seem just for fun. Dyer-Bennet’s high...
produced by Harvey Cort, fl. 1962-1969 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 36 mins
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Shout On: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 3
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
This is the third and final volume of the Lead Belly Legacy Series, which makes available on CD all of the Lead Belly Performances originally recorded for Folkways Records during the 1940s. All three volumes— Shout On, Where Did You Sleep Last Night, and Bourgeois Blues—contain previously unreleased tracks, ext...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
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Skip Rope Games
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1955), 17 mins

When you were jumping rope in the schoolyard or playground as a child, you probably didn’t know that rope games have roots in ancient rituals and have thrived in variation throughout the world. Here are thirty-three American games ranging from counting songs to rhyming songs to miming songs, complete with diagra...

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1955), 17 mins
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Song and Play Time
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 42 mins
Pete Seeger offers his music as a gift to all of us so that we might make it our own, part of our personal or family tradition. During a career spanning more than six decades, he has roused audiences—of children and adults—to tap their feet, clap their hands, and sing along with him. These songs from children,...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 42 mins
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Songs, Tales, Ditties and Dances (from Louisiana)
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(Folkways Records, 1979), 35 mins

Gérard Dôle presents a Cajun-flavored collection of songs, tales, ditties and dances about the "little creatures and the big animals" of Southern Louisiana?tiny woodworms and love bugs, an old ox named Charlot, and the spider Anansi and his grandmother. Sung and narrated in Creole with English translations in th...

(Folkways Records, 1979), 35 mins
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Songs To Grow On, Vol. 2: School Days
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(Folkways Records, 1951), 27 mins

Pete Seeger, Charity Bailey, Lead Belly, Adelaide Van Way and Cisco Houston contributed to this collection of American folk songs for children, which includes "All the Pretty Little Horses," "Go Tell Aunt Rhody" and "Skip to My Lou." These tunes are accompanied by banjo, guitar and piano.

(Folkways Records, 1951), 27 mins
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