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American Ballads And Folksongs
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1958), 50 mins
Like Joan O'Bryant's previous Folkways recording, Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas, this album presents folk songs geographically close to O'Bryant's heart. Most of the ballads included here are versions from Kansas, Arkansas, and Missouri, and several were collected through the University of Arkansas Folklore R...
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1958), 50 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 48 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 48 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.
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 46 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1961), 40 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1961), 40 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
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 38 mins
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American Folk Ballads
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 46 mins
This collection of ballads from the Kentucky mountains comes from the repertoire of Betty Garland, who learned them from her family. She writes, "I did my best to sing these songs the way I have always heard them so that the original and beautiful tunes of the mountain people won't be lost."
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 46 mins
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American Folk Song Festival: Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman
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produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 54 mins
Created in 1931, the American Folk Song Festival helped Kentucky mountain singers share their music with the world. Perhaps more relevantly, it allowed the rest of the world to hear the music of these singers, including members of the Hatfield and McCoy families. This album was recorded in the 1950s, and feature...
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produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 54 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.
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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American Folksongs For Men - To You With Love
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 33 mins
Singer Bob Ross served in the Naval Air Service during World War II, and he used his repertoire of ballads to entertain injured servicemen in hospitals. This collection of simple, sentimental songs includes favorites "Down in the Valley" and "Greensleeves."
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 33 mins
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