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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 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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Canada's Story in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 35 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which includes and expands upon the materia...

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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 35 mins
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Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 29 mins
Collected and performed by Kansas native Joan O'Bryant, this compilation of Kansas music harks back to its settlers' origins in New England, but especially in Kentucky, Tennessee, and the Ozarks. In addition to old songs from England and Ireland, this album includes material unique to Kansas.
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 29 mins
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Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 56 mins
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John A. Lomax, Jr. Sings American Folksongs
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(Folkways Records, 1956), 46 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1956), 46 mins
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Simple Gifts
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 52 mins
George and Gerry Armstrong present ballads from England, Scotland, and America and accompany themselves on guitar and Appalachian dulcimer. In keeping with the tradition of naming one's sources, the Armstrongs' liner notes trace each song's derivation.
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 52 mins
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Songs with Guy Carawan
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 43 mins
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 43 mins
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Walt Robertson
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
Walt Robertson's second album on Folkways features rousing songs that celebrate a variety of professions from railroad work to cattle herding. This charming miscellany of ballads reflects Robertson's wide experience, from his days as a migrant farm worker to his stint in the U.S. Army's Repertory Theatre Company...
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
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