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African Music from the Film - The Naked Prey
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Cornel Wilde, 1912-1989 (Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Cornel Wilde, 1912-1989 (Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
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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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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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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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American Folk Song Festival: Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman
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produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 56 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 (Folkways Records, 1960), 56 mins
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Riddle Song
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performed by Bob Ross; in American Folksongs For Men - To You With Love (Folkways Records, 1957), 2 mins
Singer Bob Ross served in the Naval Air Service during World War II, and he used his repertoire of ballads to entertain injured servicemen in hospitals. This collection of simple, sentimental songs includes favorites "Down in the Valley" and "Greensleeves."
performed by Bob Ross; in American Folksongs For Men - To You With Love (Folkways Records, 1957), 2 mins
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King Kong Kitchie Ki-Mi-O
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produced by Ed Badeaux, fl. 1958; performed by Ed Badeaux, fl. 1958; in American Guitar (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 mins

Released in 1960, American Guitar features musician and former Sing Out! editor Ed Badeaux performing popular Southern country songs. Badeaux's survey of 19 songs in eight guitar accompaniment styles—performed on a nylon-stringed classical guitar—demonstrates examples of both finger-picked and flat-picked te...

produced by Ed Badeaux, fl. 1958; performed by Ed Badeaux, fl. 1958; in American Guitar (Folkways Records, 1958), 4 mins
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Amerindian Music of Chile: Aymara, Qaqashqar, Mapuche
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produced by Christos Clair-Vasiliades (Folkways Records, 1975), 45 mins
In Chile today there are three indigenous groups who are direct descendants from pre-Hispanic dwellers of America: the Aymara, the Qawashqar (also called Alakaluf), and the Mapuche (also called Araucanian). The Aymara inhabit the Andean mountains and Altiplano located in Chile’s two most northern provinces, Tar...
produced by Christos Clair-Vasiliades (Folkways Records, 1975), 45 mins
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Andrew Rowan Summers
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
Dulcimer player and singer Andrew Rowan Summers gives listeners his distinctive renditions of ballads from the Anglo-Irish tradition, as well as a version of "Au Claire de la Lune" translated by famous writer Katherine Anne Porter.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 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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