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Cat-Iron Sings Blues and Hymns
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 27 mins
This album presents what seem to be the two sides of singer Cat-Iron's repertoire: that of the blues musician and that of the converted Christian. As Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "Cat-Iron might be singing religion, but he [plays] it with the heart of a blues-man." This collection of songs shares such stylistic...
(Folkways Records, 1958), 27 mins
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Ewe Music of Ghana
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produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo (Folkways Records, 1969), 43 mins
produced by Seth Kobla Ladzekpo (Folkways Records, 1969), 43 mins
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Joseph and His Brothers: From In the Beginning by Sholem Asch
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written by Shalom Asch, 1880-1957 (Folkways Records, 1955), 37 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 4: Horace Sprott, 3
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 43 mins
Horace Sprott, born around 1890, performs on Volumes 2, 3, and 4 of this series. Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "There were many men like Sprott...[who] passed from one hard time to another, never forgetting the song. In that way, the tradition and the repertoire grew, and a body of poetic expression emerged. Thi...
(Folkways Records, 1955), 43 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 52 mins
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On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand: Sacred Songs of America
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produced by Ed McCurdy, 1919-2000 (Folkways Records, 1977), 36 mins
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The Pipil Indians of El Salvador
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produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014 (Folkways Records, 1983), 40 mins
Produced and recorded by David Blair Stiffler.

"The Pipils are descendants of the Aztecs of Mexico and today are the last pure-blooded Indians living in the country of El Salvador. Aside from the Pipils there are few remnant groups of the Lenca, Pokoman, Chorti and Ulva who live throughout the country....In thi...
produced by David Blair Stiffler, fl. 1981-2014 (Folkways Records, 1983), 40 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1972), 58 mins
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produced by Wolf Leslau (Folkways Records, 1951), 15 mins
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A Russian Christmas
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(Cook Records, 1961), 40 mins
In the Russian Orthodox Church, "only human voices are allowed to take part in the worship of the Lord." Directed by Lawrence Havriliak, the St. John's Russian Orthodox Choir of Spring Valley, New York sings a capella Ukrainian Christmas carols.
(Cook Records, 1961), 40 mins
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