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(Folkways Records, 1985), 44 mins
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Ghetto Reality
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(Folkways Records, 1969), 32 mins

Nancy Dupree initially found her elementary school music students in Rochester, NY resistant to participation in class. Once she dropped the standard literature (which asked "Mr. Bear" to "come and play") and began composing music that bore relevancy to contemporary society and to their very tuned-in and grownup...

(Folkways Records, 1969), 32 mins
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Been in the Storm So Long - Spirituals & Shouts, Children's Game Songs, and Folktales
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produced by Guy Carawan, 1927-2015 (Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins

This recording was made over a period of two years to accompany a folklife study of the southern rural African-American community of Johns Island off the coast of South Carolina. Producer Guy Carawan documents the "rich oral tradition of folk expression" of Moving Star Hall, a central gathering place for communit...

produced by Guy Carawan, 1927-2015 (Folkways Records, 1967), 44 mins
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When I Was a Boy in Brooklyn
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produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

"This record is an unabashed reconstruction of a piece of American life that disappeared between [the World Wars]," says Israel Kaplan in his "autobiography." He remembers—pulling no punches—the colorful games, sayings ("Iodine if you can see it; aspirin if you can’t."), riddles, rhymes, superstitions, epithet...

produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins
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New York 19
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 38 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 38 mins
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