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Colonial and Revolutionary War Sea Songs and Shanties
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins

Sung by Cliff Haslam and John Millar in 1976 at Mystic Seaport, this album features traditional maritime songs from the 18th century. Mystic Seaport, a non-profit corporation, was formed in 1972 "for the purpose of developing a Colonial/Revolutionary period Seaport Museum on the historic waterfront of Newport, Rho...

(Folkways Records, 1975), 47 mins
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Blacks in the American Revolutionary War
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produced by Jean M. Brannon, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1974), 26 mins

Recorded on the eve of the 200th anniversary of the American revolutionary war, Jean Brannon highlights the indispensable role that black men—both slaves and free—played in securing America’s freedom. As soldiers, sailors, messengers, doctors and relief workers, African-Americans received significant acclaim...

produced by Jean M. Brannon, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1974), 26 mins
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Heritage USA, Vol. 1, Part 1: The American Revolution
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produced by Richard B. Morris (Folkways Records, 1959), 32 mins
The spoken introduction to this set of orations proclaims, "These are the voices of the American Revolution—the eloquent voices raised by leaders on both sides of the ocean who warned of the coming crisis." The notes to this compilation include full written texts of each speech delivered on these recordings.
produced by Richard B. Morris (Folkways Records, 1959), 32 mins
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