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Golden Kids Rules
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 38 mins, 13 page(s)
When renowned musician and songwriter Chip Taylor (“Wild Thing” and “Angel of the Morning”) became a grandfather, he directed his creative energy to writing new songs with and for his grandkids. Golden Kids Rules melds the husky, time-worn vocals and the musical instincts of a seasoned performer with the charmin...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 38 mins, 13 page(s)
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Smithsonian Folkways Children's Collection
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 57 mins
Twenty-six songs, play-party games, and poems selected from over 200 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records present a panorama of music performed for and by young children. Includes notes, song texts, and a complete list of recordings for children. Well-loved songs and unexpected treasures from Lea...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 57 mins
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A Long Time to Freedom
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 46 mins
Adaptations of age-old African American traditions, songs sung on the long road toward freedom. An album for adults as well as children. For more information about Ella Jenkins, please visit www.ellajenkins.com.
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 46 mins
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Sunny Day
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 44 mins, 19 page(s)
Sunny Day brings us "handmade" music of the finest kind, for folks of all ages. Elizabeth Mitchell, joined by her husband Daniel Littleton, daughter Storey, and lots of musical friends including Levon Helm, Dan Zanes, Jon Langford and the Children of Agape choir from South Africa, weaves a tapestry of loving and s...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 44 mins, 19 page(s)
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Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
Deservedly a Folkways catalog classic. These fourteen songs (including Hard Travelin' and Oregon Trail) find Guthrie accompanied by Lead Belly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess Hawes, and others. Truly essential for anyone interested in America's greatest balladeer. "...[C]ommunal and joyous...a wildly ecstatic...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 38 mins
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The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1-4
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 5 hours 22 mins
This is the finest Woody Guthrie Collection ever assembled. These 105 songs, including many of his best-known compositions and some of his most unusual, were all recorded in the 1940's by Moses Asch, the founder of Folkways Records. Carefully selected, exquisitely remastered, and painstakingly annotated in over...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 5 hours 22 mins
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Go Waggaloo
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produced by Johnny Irion, 1969-; performed by Sarah Lee Guthrie & Family (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 36 mins
Gifted singer-songwriter Sarah Lee Guthrie brings charm, freshness, and feeling to her debut recording of music for children and families. Joined by her husband Johnny Irion, their two young daughters, and a host of other family and friends including Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Tao Rodriguez Seeger, Guthrie pre...
produced by Johnny Irion, 1969-; performed by Sarah Lee Guthrie & Family (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 36 mins
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Presidential Campaign Songs, 1789-1996
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 11 mins
"Attack ads," "character assassinations," and "spin doctors" are not new in American Presidential campaigns. Before radio and television, campaign songs were written and published to transmit similar ideas and influence voters. This collection includes one song from the campaign of every President, from George W...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 11 mins
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Tom Glazer Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children's Favorites
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 4 mins
Tom Glazer's uncanny ability to "speak to children as saints speak to birds," as touted by the New York Times, rings loud and clear in this signature collection of live performances by this legendary children's artist. His own delightfully silly "On Top of Spaghetti" and "Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG" stand as ete...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 4 mins
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Sunny Day
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Sunny Day (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010)
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