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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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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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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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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1959), 45 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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American Favorite Ballads, Vol 5: Tunes and Songs as Sung by Pete Seeger
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 38 mins
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American Folk, Game and Activity Songs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
Kick off your shoes, tap your feet, and clap your hands along with Pete Seeger, whose contagious performances have introduced generations of children to the richness of traditional American music. Accompanied by his banjo, Pete Seeger presents 22 songs for young children that the whole family will enjoy. Extensi...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
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American Industrial Ballads
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 52 mins
Songs of struggle which emerged from the coal mines, textile mills and acres of farmland, and spoke of issues important to the American laborer. Twenty-four songs written about the unprecedented industrialization of the 19th century, including Peg and Awl, The Farmer is the Man, and Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues....
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 52 mins
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