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Afro-American Tales and Games
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins

A jingle of African bells, a dramatic call of "Sto--ry! Sto--rytelling ti--me! ie yie yie yie yie," and the journey begins! Linda Goss, award-winning "Traveling Storyteller," enchants children with African tales and games (and American storytelling, too). Among the characters she introduces is the lazy Jack Rabb...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 52 mins
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American Storytellers, Vol. 1
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(Cook Records, 1952), 50 mins
Here is a collection of tales from the seafaring gentlemen of Maine who have found a "brotherhood born of hardships and courage, baptized in brine." With most of the storytellers in their eighties, many of these stories hearken back to the early 1900s.
(Cook Records, 1952), 50 mins
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American Storytellers, Vol. 3
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(Cook Records, 1954), 39 mins
In these conversations with Emory Cook, Captain Charles Chace and Matthew Richards spin yarns of the sea adventures of their youths, including hunting for humpback and sperm whales near Patagonia and surviving shipwrecks off the coast of Nova Scotia.
(Cook Records, 1954), 39 mins
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The Death of the Official
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performed by Karp Korolenko, fl. 1960; in Anton Chekhov: Read in Russian by Karp Korolenko (Folkways Records, 1960), 8 mins
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Bret Harte Stories
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written by Bret Harte, 1836-1902 (Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
written by Bret Harte, 1836-1902 (Folkways Records, 1957), 58 mins
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Calypso Lore and Legend
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(Cook Records, 1956), 49 mins
71-year old Chinee Patrick Jones, one of the most famous old-time Calypsonians to pass through Port of Spain, tells stories from his singing days and sings old tunes. As Jones reminisces, Carnival 1956 rages throughout the city, and this recording offers the chance to sample tunes from the calypso tent. Also fea...
(Cook Records, 1956), 49 mins
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Creole Music of Surinam
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produced by Clifford Entes (Folkways Records, 1978), 47 mins

This collection presents the two main genres of Afro-Dutch Guyanese music—Kawina-winti and Kaseko-Opo Poku. Sung in Taki-Taki (a native Creole dialect consisting of English, Dutch, Portuguese, and African languages) this album offers a glimpse into Surinamese life and the music that accompanies it.

produced by Clifford Entes (Folkways Records, 1978), 47 mins
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