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Ballads of La Salle County, Illinois - The Story of Ottawa, Illinois
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 32 mins
This collection of modern ballads tells the story of Ottawa, Illinois from the Starved Rock massacre to the Cherry Mine tragedy. Written and performed by Keith Clark, these compositions are the product of extensive archival research and interviews. The liner notes include lyrics and chord changes for each song.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 32 mins
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Ballads of the Civil War
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 49 mins
Old favorites "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" and "Goober Peas" enjoy Texan attorney-turned-balladeer Hermes Nye's unselfconscious treatment on this balanced compilation of some of the American Civil War's best-known songs. Folkways founder Moses Asch's liner notes, which include newspaper clippings from the 18...
(Folkways Records, 1954), 49 mins
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Ballads of the War of 1812, 1791-1836
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(Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 2 mins
Performed by Wallace House, this collection includes songs from both sides, American and English, sung from the perspectives of patriots and deserters alike. This album features extensive historical notes by Folkways founder Moses Asch and full lyrics for every song.
(Folkways Records, 1954), 1 hour 2 mins
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Berkeley Teach-in: Vietnam
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produced by Louis Menashe, fl. 1967 (Folkways Records, 1965), 2 hours 5 mins
produced by Louis Menashe, fl. 1967 (Folkways Records, 1965), 2 hours 5 mins
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