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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.
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(Cook Records, 1952), 50 mins
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Anton Chekhov: Read in Russian by Karp Korolenko
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 1 mins
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 1 mins
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Family Songs and Stories from the North Carolina Mountains
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(North Carolina Arts Council, 1995), 54 mins
Described as "quite simply the finest living singer of unaccompanied British ballads in southern Appalachia," Doug Wallin of Madison County, N.C., holds the prestigious National Folk Heritage Fellowship. Accompanied on this album by his gifted brother Jack, Doug Wallin performs his family's songs in his elegant a...
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(North Carolina Arts Council, 1995), 54 mins
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Moby Dick: Selections Read by Louis Zorich
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written by Herman Melville, 1819-1891 (Folkways Records, 1965), 53 mins
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written by Herman Melville, 1819-1891 (Folkways Records, 1965), 53 mins
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Part II
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produced by A. Lobanov, fl. 1960; performed by Maxim Shtraukh; in The Overcoat: By Nikolai Gogol - Performed in Russian (Folkways Records, 1960), 21 mins
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produced by A. Lobanov, fl. 1960; performed by Maxim Shtraukh; in The Overcoat: By Nikolai Gogol - Performed in Russian (Folkways Records, 1960), 21 mins
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Prose du Transsiberien et de la Petite Jeanne de France by Blaise Cendrars
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(Folkways Records, 1967), 37 mins

Blaise Cendrars is a unique character in French literature. He dabbled in many fields, from business to movies to reporting, but decided poetry was his vocation. He persisted in being one of the freest men of his generation, understanding that life is more important than literature. Nevertheless, the publication...

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(Folkways Records, 1967), 37 mins
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