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Citadel Hill
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performed by Alan Mills, 1913-1977 and Jean Carignan; in Alan Mills and Jean Carignan: Songs, Fiddle Tunes and a Folk-Tale from Canada (Folkways Records, 1961), 2 mins
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Katy Dory
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performed by Betty Garland; in American Folk Ballads (Folkways Records, 1964), 4 mins
This collection of ballads from the Kentucky mountains comes from the repertoire of Betty Garland, who learned them from her family. She writes, "I did my best to sing these songs the way I have always heard them so that the original and beautiful tunes of the mountain people won't be lost."
performed by Betty Garland; in American Folk Ballads (Folkways Records, 1964), 4 mins
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produced by Henrietta Yurchenco, 1916-2007 (Folkways Records, 1983), 49 mins
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Bayou Memories: Louisiana French Folk Songs and Dance Tunes Interpreted by Gérard Dôle
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 36 mins
Performer Gérard Dôle writes, "This record gives a compressed idea of the kind of Cajun music that we especially love: music of old times and good times, home music, music of the veillée (evening with company)." Dôle and Marie-Paule Vadunthun learned most of their tunes directly from Louisiana musicians.
(Folkways Records, 1982), 36 mins
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Buell Kazee Sings and Plays
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produced by Gene Bluestein, 1928-2002 (Folkways Records, 1958), 56 mins
produced by Gene Bluestein, 1928-2002 (Folkways Records, 1958), 56 mins
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Peggy Walker
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Dock Boggs, Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1970), 3 mins

Moran "Dock" Boggs, miner and musician, was first recognized for his "unorthodox" playing style. His popularity only grew after he was featured on the Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW40090) in 1952 and made Boggs one of the most influential musicians in America. This third installment of Boggs’ music on...

produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Dock Boggs, Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1970), 3 mins
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False True Lovers
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002 (Folkways Records, 1959), 46 mins

Shirley Elizabeth Collins delivers these traditional British love songs in her feathery soprano voice. She is accompanied by John Hasted, Ralph Rinzler and Guy Carawan on the guitar and five-string banjo.

produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002 (Folkways Records, 1959), 46 mins
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Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 30 mins
Collected and performed by Kansas native Joan O'Bryant, this compilation of Kansas music harks back to its settlers' origins in New England, but especially in Kentucky, Tennessee, and the Ozarks. In addition to old songs from England and Ireland, this album includes material unique to Kansas.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 30 mins
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Irish and British Songs from the Ottawa Valley
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produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 58 mins
produced by Edith Fulton Fowke, 1913-1996 (Folkways Records, 1961), 58 mins
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produced by Ewan MacColl, 1915-1989 and Peggy Seeger, 1935-; performed by Sam Larner; in Now Is the Time for Fishing (Folkways Records, 1961), 13 mins
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