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Comptines
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performed by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985 and Marie-Paule Vadunthun, fl. 1977; in Bayou Memories: Louisiana French Folk Songs and Dance Tunes Interpreted by Gérard Dôle (Folkways Records, 1982), 30 secs
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.
performed by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985 and Marie-Paule Vadunthun, fl. 1977; in Bayou Memories: Louisiana French Folk Songs and Dance Tunes Interpreted by Gérard Dôle (Folkways Records, 1982), 30 secs
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Howdido
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performed by Rolf Cahn; in California Concert with Rolf Cahn (Folkways Records, 1959), 3 mins
Versatile guitarist Rolf Cahn collected his music in Europe, the Caribbean, and Mexico, as well as in American folk music circles. This album portrays his passion for both flamenco and the blues, and it explores the melodies of several songs, including "Yarrow," an 18th-century Scottish ballad Cahn learned from t...
performed by Rolf Cahn; in California Concert with Rolf Cahn (Folkways Records, 1959), 3 mins
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Vogel wollte Hochzeit machen, Ein - Bird Went A'Courtin',A
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performed by Wolfgang Roth, 1910-1988; in Early German Ballads, Vol. 2: 1536-1800 (Folkways Records, 1963), 2 mins

Extensive liner notes, texts and translations accompany this second volume of Wolfgang Roth’s Early German Ballads, which highlight his rather large collection of early folk songs remembered from his youth. After leaving Germany in the early 1930s, Roth did not return to his lute until the release of this colle...

performed by Wolfgang Roth, 1910-1988; in Early German Ballads, Vol. 2: 1536-1800 (Folkways Records, 1963), 2 mins
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A Folk Concert in Town Hall, New York
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 44 mins
This live recording of three very different singers presents Jean Ritchie's southern ballads, Oscar Brand's sea songs and "atomic blues," and Dave Sear's repertoire of Scottish songs. The three enjoy working together, and their enthusiasm is audible in both the music and the spoken introductions to several tracks...
(Folkways Records, 1959), 44 mins
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Bile Them Cabbage Down
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produced by Raeburn Flerlage, 1915-2002; performed by Frank Hamilton, 1994-; in Frank Hamilton Sings Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
This solo album contains ten tracks sung and accompanied by Frank Hamilton, who grew up in Los Angeles and first heard folk music in his teens. By dint of luck and perseverance, he learned how to play the harmonica from Woody Guthrie, toured the south with Guy Carawan, and eventually founded Chicago's renowned Ol...
produced by Raeburn Flerlage, 1915-2002; performed by Frank Hamilton, 1994-; in Frank Hamilton Sings Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1962), 2 mins
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El Gaucho Martín Fierro: Selected Readings by Dr. Roberto Garcia Pinto Assisted by Mario T. Soriam
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written by José Hernández (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
"Martín Fierro is a masterpiece of the Gaucho literature. It was written by José Hernández, a journalist and politician who had fought with the army during the civil wars that followed the fall of Rosas’ dictatorship. The work, with a strong, descriptive intensity, and written in a realistic style, sometime...
written by José Hernández (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
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performed by Guy Carawan, 1927-2015; in Guy Carawan Sings Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue - Guy Carawan, Vol. 2 (Folkways Records, 1959), 2 mins
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Posheen, Posheen, Posho
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performed by John Jacob Niles, 1892-1980; in John Jacob Niles Sings Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1964), 1 min
Born in Jefferson County, Kentucky in 1892, John Jacob Niles was one of the most prolific private collectors of Anglo-American folk songs. His work predates Cecil Sharp's by nearly a decade, and this record—a reissue of Niles' 78rpm discs—celebrates his achievements.
performed by John Jacob Niles, 1892-1980; in John Jacob Niles Sings Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1964), 1 min
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Sourwood Mountain
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Kilby Snow; in Kilby Snow: Country Songs and Tunes with Autoharp (Folkways Records, 1969), 2 mins
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Kilby Snow; in Kilby Snow: Country Songs and Tunes with Autoharp (Folkways Records, 1969), 2 mins
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performed by Bobby Harrison and Cullen Galyean; in Let Me Fall: Old Time Bluegrass from the Virginia-North Carolina Border (Folkways Records, 1984), 3 mins
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