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Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 42 mins
A wonderful collection of story songs, including the famous saga of the kindly giant Abiyoyo. Parents and kids can follow along with the complete text in the enclosed booklet. "An essential collection." —Record Roundup
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 42 mins
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American Folk Songs for Christmas
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 27 mins

A collection of Christmas Folksongs by Ruth Crawford Seeger selected and performed by her daughters; Peggy, Barbara and Penny and with children from the South Boston Music School. This compilation of less-commonly known Christmas songs represents a variety of Folksongs that find their origin in European and Britis...

(Folkways Records, 1957), 27 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 45 mins
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Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey
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written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 25 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
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Davy Crockett Autobiography Read by Bill Hayes
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 32 mins

Taking advantage of the obvious interest in the American hero Davy Crockett during the 1950s, Bill Hayes released this reading of Davy Crockett’s Own Story that is sure to still excite listeners today. The liner notes of this album include a full transcription of the text with which you can read along.

(Folkways Records, 1955), 32 mins
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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems of Langston Hughes
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written by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1955), 26 mins

You remember the counsel: "Hold fast to dreams—for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly..." Langston Hughes reads and comments on some of his most evocative poems about dreams, sailing away to new places and aging through life’s pleasures and obstacles.

written by Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1955), 26 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 26 mins
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It's Story Telling Time
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(Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins

Linda Goss, award-winning "Traveling Storyteller," gathers kids around her for stories about a mischievous monkey who’s ready to start some trouble with a mango, a buzzard who tricks everyone on the mountain (except for the monkey) and a food fight between Brother Bear, Brother Fox and Brother Rabbit. Along thi...

(Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins
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