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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
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Joe Hill
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produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010; in Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 8 mins
Joe Hill's powerful songs moved Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Utah Phillips, Si Kahn, and countless others to blend politics and song. This dramatic tribute to the Industrial Workers of the World songwriter and activist Joe Hill, features songs by and about Hill performed by Billy Bragg, Hazel Dickens, Earl Robinso...
produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010; in Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 8 mins
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Early English Ballads from the Percy and Child Collections (Ballads Reliques)
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
Hermes Nye's "sneaking fondness for the English things from Percy and Child" takes center stage on this collection of ballads. The singer's commentaries enliven the notes: for example, Nye writes, "Sir Walter Scott collected ["Binnorie"], and probably had enough integrity not to add to it, although we can never...
(Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
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Folk Ballads of the English-Speaking World
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 50 mins
Here, singer and collector Paul Clayton performs fifteen texts collected in The Viking Book of Folk Ballads, including historical ballads to songs about tabloid crime. Rather than reproducing previous traditional singers' performances exactly, Clayton himself enters the "folk process" by combining texts and mel...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1956), 50 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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