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Songs of Joe Hill
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(Folkways Records, 2012), 23 mins
Sung by labor educator Joe Glazer, this album features songs by union organizer Joe Hill. Although these songs are rooted in their time, their messages are still relevant today, and this collection is valuable to scholars and fans of labor music alike.
(Folkways Records, 2012), 23 mins
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The Legend of Tom Dula and Other Tragic Love Ballads
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produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1986), 39 mins
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Down Jersey: Songs and Stories of Southern New Jersey
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(Folkways Records, 1985), 40 mins

Jim Albertson, avid story-teller and folklorist, shares with listeners the songs and stories of southern New Jersey including that of brave Sammy Giberson, a legendary character who bested the devil in a fiddle contest, and the tragic story of Molly Bannon who while transformed into a swan was accidentally killed...

(Folkways Records, 1985), 40 mins
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Everhart Takes the Fifth
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produced by Frank Green, 1952- (Folkways Records, 1983), 30 mins
produced by Frank Green, 1952- (Folkways Records, 1983), 30 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1983), 44 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 36 mins
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God Bless the Grass
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produced by Tom Wilson, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1982), 45 mins

This album by Pete Seeger focuses on environmental issues and offers inspiration and admiration for nature. The songs advocate awareness of the environment and appreciation for the splendor of nature ("God Bless the Grass"). "My Dirty Stream" for example, supports an environmental organization Seeger formed in 19...

produced by Tom Wilson, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1982), 45 mins
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First Blues: Rags, Ballads and Harmonium Songs
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composed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997; produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 and Ann Charters, 1936- (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins

Legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsberg explores the fusion of poetry and music in this rare 1970s recording. Called a "venerated bard of resistance" Ginsberg sought "how the raw mind actually works" through poetry. This collection of fun ditties spouts against capitalism, among other things, and is an amusing and enj...

composed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997; produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 and Ann Charters, 1936- (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1981), 31 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1981), 37 mins
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