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Jewish Life: The Old Country
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produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 43 mins

When Eastern European Jews immigrated en masse to the United States in the 1880s and ’90s fleeing Czarist oppression and poverty, they brought with them a body of secular folk songs. Sung in Yiddish by men and women who came here from five villages (with English translations and explanations), this recording...

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produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 43 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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John Crow Say..: Jamaican Music of Faith, Work and Play
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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1981), 39 mins

Rounds or cannons or quadrilles, European church harmony or familiar hymn melodies—these are testaments to the British contribution to Jamaican culture. African call-and-response patterns, a particular and signifying humor, and Anansi (trickster) stories speak to the African input. But listening will tell you t...

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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1981), 39 mins
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John Jacob Niles Sings Folk Songs
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 27 mins
Born in Jefferson County, Kentucky in 1892, John Jacob Niles was one of the most prolific private collectors of Anglo-American folk songs. His work predates Cecil Sharp's by nearly a decade, and this record—a reissue of Niles' 78rpm discs—celebrates his achievements.
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 27 mins
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Irish Humour
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in Jury's Irish Cabaret of Dublin (Monitor Records, 1993), 6 mins
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in Jury's Irish Cabaret of Dublin (Monitor Records, 1993), 6 mins
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In the Good Old Colony Days
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performed by Kevin Roth, 1957-; in Kevin Roth Sings and Plays Dulcimer (Folkways Records, 1975), 3 mins
Rather than limiting his repertoire to the old time tunes and traditional folk songs that typically fill a mountain dulcimer player's repertoire, Kevin Roth also plays fiddle tunes and recently composed ballads, including Jean Ritchie's "The L & N Don't Stop Here Any More" and his own "Bold Pirate."
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performed by Kevin Roth, 1957-; in Kevin Roth Sings and Plays Dulcimer (Folkways Records, 1975), 3 mins
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Woodrow for President
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Kilby Snow; in Kilby Snow: Country Songs and Tunes with Autoharp (Folkways Records, 1969), 2 mins
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Kilby Snow; in Kilby Snow: Country Songs and Tunes with Autoharp (Folkways Records, 1969), 2 mins
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Je suis un homme d'une grande famille
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produced by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985; in Louisiana Creole Music (Folkways Records, 1978), 1 min
The French-speaking, black Creoles from the prairies of lower Louisiana produce a wide variety of music, from Cajun two-steps to the blues. This album presents a range of styles, including nineteenth century dance tunes from Louisiana and the West Indies, as well as early twentieth century American one-steps and...
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produced by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985; in Louisiana Creole Music (Folkways Records, 1978), 1 min
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