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Barbara Dane and the Chambers Brothers
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 40 mins
Released in 1966, two years after the "Freedom Summer" of 1964, when civil rights activists concentrated their energy on registering black voters in the South, this album explicitly addresses the political situation of the time. Its songs—including a version of Malvina Reynolds' "It Isn't Nice"—call for positiv...
(Folkways Records, 1966), 40 mins
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Bill McAdoo Sings, Volume II
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 40 mins
This second volume of McAdoo's strong social commentary presents topical songs about the civil rights movement and the Cuban revolution, as well as songs about his childhood and love.
(Folkways Records, 1961), 40 mins
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Blue Collar Bluegrass
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(Collector Records, 2006), 34 mins

Joe Glazer said of Kenny Winfree: "[He’s] got a talent that looks easy but few folks can do it. He has [a] knack for writing catchy, moving songs with a message—songs that are easy to sing and easy to remember." Blue Collar Bluegrass is a collection of songs focused on union life and accompanied by fast fraili...

(Collector Records, 2006), 34 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1972), 52 mins
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Folk Songs of the American Dream
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(Collector Records, 1995), 1 hour 4 mins

Many people have struggled in their quest for the American Dream. In this collection of music Joe Glazer highlights those groups who have toiled endlessly for this dream and on whose backs this country was built. Glazer sings the songs of immigrants, slaves, women, soldiers, truckers, the poor, the hungry and th...

(Collector Records, 1995), 1 hour 4 mins
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(Paredon Records, 1974), 43 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1977), 46 mins
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(Paredon Records, 1973), 42 mins
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Hard Travelin': The Asch Recordings, Vol. 3
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 17 mins
The songs on this recording, the third in a series of four, are from the enormous collection of topical material that Woody Guthrie composed in the 1930s and 1940s. Most of his recordings were done for one man, Moses Asch, the founder of Folkways Records. Asch and Guthrie often organized song collections around...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 17 mins
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(Paredon Records, 1973), 54 mins
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