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War Coward Song
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Cornel Wilde, 1912-1989; in African Music from the Film - The Naked Prey (Folkways Records, 1966), 4 mins
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Cornel Wilde, 1912-1989; in African Music from the Film - The Naked Prey (Folkways Records, 1966), 4 mins
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Yankee Doodle
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1 (Folkways Records, 1957), 2 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1 (Folkways Records, 1957), 2 mins
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John Brown's Body
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1959), 3 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1959), 3 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 4
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins
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Bonnie George Campbell
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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...
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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Anthems of All Nations, Vol. 1 & 2
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produced by Michael J. Schwartzman (Folkways Records, 1956), 53 mins

These aren't really all of the national anthems out there, but you do get to hear a sampling, from Belgium to Turkey, Mexico to Japan. Liner notes provide background and lyrics.

This release combines two original Folkways Records LPs, FW03881 and FW03882.

produced by Michael J. Schwartzman (Folkways Records, 1956), 53 mins
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Ballads and Songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Persistence and Change
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 50 mins

Stemming from a want to preserve the dwindling unique oral traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountain back-country region, Eric Davidson, Paul Newman and Caleb Finch performed field recordings of songs that exemplified the evolution of ballads in the region, creating an anthology of music that characterized the musica...

produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 50 mins
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The War is A-Ragin' for Johnny
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produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958; performed by Pete Steele; in Banjo Tunes and Songs (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958; performed by Pete Steele; in Banjo Tunes and Songs (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
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Canada's Story in Song
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins

Chants of the Inuit, ballads of French settlers, battle tunes of the British, and songs of Canadian self-rule: singer Alan Mills combines all four to present a rich tapestry of Canadian history in music. Extensive liner notes with full lyrics accompany this collection, which includes and expands upon the materia...

produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1960), 1 hour 33 mins
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Watusi - Warrior Song
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produced by Mieczyslaw Kolinski, 1901-1981; in Dahomey Suite for Oboe and Piano Based on Seven Documentary Dahomey Songs: With Documentary Recordings (Folkways Records, 1959), 2 mins

Mieczyslaw Kolinski considers Dahomey Suite to be a stylistic experiment in which he blends West African musical style with the tonal music of the western tradition. Dahomey, now Benin, has a rich musical tradition based in vocal technique that Kolinski translates into beautiful oboe melodies, played by Lois Wa...

produced by Mieczyslaw Kolinski, 1901-1981; in Dahomey Suite for Oboe and Piano Based on Seven Documentary Dahomey Songs: With Documentary Recordings (Folkways Records, 1959), 2 mins
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