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Fox Horn / Cherokee Song of Welcome (medley)
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produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982; in American Folk Song Festival: Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman (Folkways Records, 1960), 2 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; in American Folk Song Festival: Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman (Folkways Records, 1960), 2 mins
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Bongo, Backra & Coolie: Jamaican Roots, Vol. 1
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1975), 40 mins

Jamaican folk music blends African, European and East Indian (in dialect: Bongo, Backra and Coolie) roots into something distinctly Jamaican. Kumina, a magico-religious cult of predominantly rural peasantry, includes invocation of and possession by gods and ancestral spirits aided by songs and drumbeats. Convin...

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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1975), 40 mins
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Narration and Song
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produced by Wolfgang Laade, 1925-2013; in The Bora of the Pascoe River: Cape York Peninsula, Northeast Australia (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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produced by Wolfgang Laade, 1925-2013; in The Bora of the Pascoe River: Cape York Peninsula, Northeast Australia (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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W'odo - Welcome Song
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produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 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.

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produced by Clifford Entes; in Creole Music of Surinam (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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Dabuyabarugu: Inside the Temple - Sacred Music of the Garifuna of Belize
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produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins

The Garifuna are descendants of escaped slaves who intermarried with native Carib and Arawak Indians. This album is a collection of music recorded during a dugu, a two week ceremonial feast that attempts to placate the gods. Requiring a year of preparation, and an ample supply of rum, the music heard on this al...

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produced by Carol Jenkins and Travis Jenkins (Folkways Records, 1982), 52 mins
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Brittania Hatsiatsia Songs
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produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo; in Ewe Music of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1969), 7 mins
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produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo; in Ewe Music of Ghana (Folkways Records, 1969), 7 mins
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Tune for Leading the Bridegroom
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produced by Andre Hadju and Yaakov Mazor; in Hassidic Tunes of Dancing and Rejoicing (Folkways Records, 1978), 3 mins
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produced by Andre Hadju and Yaakov Mazor; in Hassidic Tunes of Dancing and Rejoicing (Folkways Records, 1978), 3 mins
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Ceremonial
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produced by Bernard Keiler, fl. 1962; in Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
“The native music of Bolivia is as varied as the landscape of that fascinating country. From the shores of Lake Titicaca 12,000 feet above sea level to the lush valleys of Cochabamba and Tarija instruments and styles of music range from the monotonous pentatonic incantation played by a group of sicuris (panpiper...
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produced by Bernard Keiler, fl. 1962; in Instruments and Music of Indians of Bolivia (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
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Laments of Lebanon - Funeral Laments of Lebanon
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produced by Ali Jihad Racy (Folkways Records, 1985), 43 mins
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produced by Ali Jihad Racy (Folkways Records, 1985), 43 mins
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Music from an Equatorial Microcosm: Fang Bwiti Music from Gabon Republic, Africa, with Mbiri Selections
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produced by James W. Fernandez, fl. 1973 (Folkways Records, 1973), 48 mins
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produced by James W. Fernandez, fl. 1973 (Folkways Records, 1973), 48 mins
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