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The Complete Bowdoin College Concert, 1960
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 1 hour 52 mins, 35 page(s)
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 1 hour 52 mins, 35 page(s)
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With Voices Together We Sing
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1956), 41 mins
This recording was made at a concert Pete Seeger gave at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for an audience of five hundred college students. A testament to Seeger's skill at leading a chorus, this album features songs from several American genres, as well as from Norway, South Africa, the Jewish tradition, and...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1956), 41 mins
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12-String Guitar as Played by Lead Belly
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 20 mins

Pete Seeger teaches the 12-string guitar as played by the virtuoso Lead Belly through a detailed breakdown of both the instrument itself (how to tune it, steel vs. silk strings etc.) and step-by-step explanations of Lead Belly’s songs. Here, Pete Seeger pays homage to his friend and mentor Lead Belly by teachin...

(Folkways Records, 1962), 1 hour 20 mins
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Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 43 mins
A wonderful collection of story songs, including the famous saga of the kindly giant Abiyoyo. Parents and kids can follow along with the complete text in the enclosed booklet. "An essential collection." —Record Roundup
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 43 mins
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American Ballads
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 51 mins
This collection reminds us that the ballad's purpose, first and foremost, is to tell a story. These songs narrate tales of ordinary people—hoboes and lovers and sailors—and their extraordinary deeds. From "John Henry" to "Lady Margaret," Pete Seeger's expressive style is ideally communicative.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 51 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 14 mins

Recorded during the heart of the great "folk song revival" of the 1950s and 1960s, Pete Seeger's American Favorite Ballads was, and is, a classic series of albums. Ballads contains definitive bits of Americana that have been a part of our lives for more than a half century, including songs like "This Land is Your...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 14 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1957), 47 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 2
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 15 mins

Ballads fuse the arts of music and storytelling. Through ballads, classic tales of human experience are enshrined in poetry and song. Pete Seeger, an American folk hero and icon of the great "folk revival" of the 1950s & 1960s, hand-selected some of his favorite American ballads to compile a series of classic Ame...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 15 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 2
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 46 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.to be completed in 2006.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 46 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins

Pete Seeger has long set the standard for interpreters of American traditional and topical songs. Armed with a silken, irresistible voice, bold faith in the power of song and a five-string banjo or twelve-string guitar, he offers up his music not just as entertainment, but as a means of making the world a better...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
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