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Out on the Open West
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performed by Frank Fairfield, 1986- (Tompkins Square Records, 2011), 41 mins, 12 page(s)
performed by Frank Fairfield, 1986- (Tompkins Square Records, 2011), 41 mins, 12 page(s)
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50 Years: Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go?
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produced by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; performed by The New Lost City Ramblers (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 3 hours 46 mins

Collectively known as the New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger, John Cohen, and Tom Paley were pioneers in the revival of Southern mountain music during the folk music revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s. They brought the sounds of genuine old-time string band music and early bluegrass to eager city and colle...

produced by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; performed by The New Lost City Ramblers (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 3 hours 46 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 6 hours 37 mins

Pete Seeger's life, music, and legacy encapsulate nearly a century of American history and culture. He has immersed himself in folk music and used it, like Johnny Appleseed, to "plant the seeds of a better tomorrow in the homes across our land." The songs in this collection of 139 American Favorite Ballads narra...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 6 hours 37 mins
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Friends of Old Time Music: The Folk Arrival 1961 - 1965
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 2 hours 44 mins
From 1961 to 1965, New York City’s trailblazing Friends of Old Time Music presented 14 concerts that brought dozens of legendary traditional musicians before city audiences for the first time. This "folk arrival" changed the course of American folk music, expanding the vision of the Folk Song Revival and leavin...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 2 hours 44 mins
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And the tin pan bended and the story ended...
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 18 mins
For a performer who never dreamt of being a "folksinger," Dave Van Ronk left a deep mark on the entire folksong revival. His jazz-trained voice, masterful guitar technique, and sharp wit endeared him to audiences everywhere; his generosity of spirit earned him friendship with artists such as Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan,...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 18 mins
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Best of Friends
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produced by Rich Warren; performed by Tom Paxton, 1937-, Bob Gibson, 1931-1996, Anne E. Hills, 1953- and Michael Smith, 1957- (Appleseed, 2004), 56 mins, 20 page(s)
In 1984, well-established Chicago folksingers Bob Gibson and Tom Paxton united with newcomer Anne Hills to form a trio called Best of Friends. For the next year and a half, they performed together, then went their separate ways. But they never recorded as a group. Two decades later, Appleseed Recordings unearthed...
produced by Rich Warren; performed by Tom Paxton, 1937-, Bob Gibson, 1931-1996, Anne E. Hills, 1953- and Michael Smith, 1957- (Appleseed, 2004), 56 mins, 20 page(s)
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Fourtold
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produced by Scott Petito; performed by Fourtold (Appleseed, 2003), 51 mins, 12 page(s)
produced by Scott Petito; performed by Fourtold (Appleseed, 2003), 51 mins, 12 page(s)
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Richard Dyer-Bennet #2
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 34 mins
Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913-1991) played a key role in the folk music revival of the 1950's and 1960's. He founded his own record label in 1955 in order to maintain artistic control over the sound quality, repertory, and style of his performances. His meticulously cultivated vocal style, high tenor range, and stud...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 34 mins
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Harp: A Time to Sing
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produced by Jo-Lynne Worley and Joanie Shoemaker; performed by Holly Near, 1949-, Arlo Guthrie, 1947-, Ronnie Gilbert, 1926-2015 and Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Appleseed, 2001), 1 hour 48 mins, 26 page(s)
produced by Jo-Lynne Worley and Joanie Shoemaker; performed by Holly Near, 1949-, Arlo Guthrie, 1947-, Ronnie Gilbert, 1926-2015 and Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Appleseed, 2001), 1 hour 48 mins, 26 page(s)
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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), 34 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), 34 mins
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