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Andrew Rowan Summers
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
Dulcimer player and singer Andrew Rowan Summers gives listeners his distinctive renditions of ballads from the Anglo-Irish tradition, as well as a version of "Au Claire de la Lune" translated by famous writer Katherine Anne Porter.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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British Broadside Ballads in Popular Tradition
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 50 mins
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Foc'sle Songs and Shanties
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1959), 40 mins
Shanties and foc'sle (forecastle) songs lightened the burden of work aboard ship and provided entertainment to off-duty sailors. This recording features Massachusetts singer Paul Clayton and the Foc'sle Singers: Dave Van Ronk, Bob Brill, Roger Abrahams, and Bob Yellin. Most of their repertoire comes from BBC fi...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1959), 40 mins
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An Irishman in North Americay
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produced by Samuel Gesser, 1930-2008 (Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
produced by Samuel Gesser, 1930-2008 (Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
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Karen James
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 35 mins
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Singalong Sanders Theater, 1980
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 59 mins
Brilliantly captures the exhilaration of Seeger's concert experience. With extraordinary talent, Seeger addresses salient social issues—his trademark for over 50 years—in song: If I Had a Hammer, Greensleeves, and We Shall Not be Moved. The complete concert of 41 songs was recorded live in Sanders Theatre at H...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 59 mins
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Songs of the Sea: Sung by Alan Mills
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
This album presents thirty-two songs from the Canadian Broadcasting Company's radio series, "Songs of the Sea." Every song was once sung on board, and the singers perform in a straightforward manner in keeping with sailors' performance practice. This enlightening collection includes informative liner notes.
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 55 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 45 mins
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The Unfortunate Rake
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins

The story is basically this: a soldier is dying, evidently of venereal disease he contracted from a young woman, and he requests a funeral. Hear how this story has been spun over centuries into a whole collection of similarly themed songs, the earliest possibly dating to 1790. In this recording we are essentially...

produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1960), 53 mins
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