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40 Most Popular American Folk Songs (CD 1)
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produced by Paul Espinoza, fl. 1968; performed by Paul & Margie (ARC Music Productions, 2013), 1 hour 10 mins, 21 page(s)
produced by Paul Espinoza, fl. 1968; performed by Paul & Margie (ARC Music Productions, 2013), 1 hour 10 mins, 21 page(s)
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 2
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 14 mins

Ballads fuse the arts of music and storytelling. Through ballads, classic tales of human experience are enshrined in poetry and song. Pete Seeger, an American folk hero and icon of the great "folk revival" of the 1950s & 1960s, hand-selected some of his favorite American ballads to compile a series of classic Ame...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 14 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 2
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 46 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.to be completed in 2006.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 46 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol 5: Tunes and Songs as Sung by Pete Seeger
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 38 mins
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American Folk Songs Sung by the Seegers
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
Mike, Peggy, Barbara, and Penny Seeger join forces on this album of folk songs, which includes ballads, lullabies, and ring games. Particularly interesting is the accompanying essay by musicologist Charles Seeger, who writes about the communication between urban and rural musical forms.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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American Northwest Ballads
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 25 mins
Born in 1928, Walt Robertson traveled many roads with his guitar on his back. The singer writes, "Folk music is...about the best medicine the world has got to ease its aches and pains." This compilation of ballads features songs of the Pacific Northwest.
(Folkways Records, 1955), 25 mins
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produced by Karen G. Helms, 1947-2003 (Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins
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Body, Boots and Britches: Folk Songs of New York State
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 46 mins

Performed by the Golden Eagle String Band (who are still performing today), this collection brings together a sampling of songs that were collected by Harold W. Thompson in his book that bears the same name as the album "Body, Boots and Britches". The songs tell of the history of New York State, "from pirates to p...

(Folkways Records, 1982), 46 mins
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Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 11 mins
This is volume 2 of a projected 3-volume set of Lead Belly's performances recorded by Moses Asch during the 1940s. The original masters now reside in the Folkways Archive at the Smithsonian Institution. Completely remastered from the best sources in our collections, this recording contains the highest sound qual...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 11 mins
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Broadside Ballads, Vol. 1
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produced by Sis Cunningham, 1909-2004 (Folkways Records, 1963), 47 mins
produced by Sis Cunningham, 1909-2004 (Folkways Records, 1963), 47 mins
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