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123s and ABCs
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produced by John Smith; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 30 mins, 16 page(s)
produced by John Smith; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 30 mins, 16 page(s)
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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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African-American Folk Rhythms
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 40 mins
Ella Jenkins and the Goodwill Spiritual Choir collaborate in this lively presentation of African- American music for adults and older children. The choral arrangements of spirituals, work songs, children's rhymes, and other forms present a cross-section of African-American experience and music in a variety of sty...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 40 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. 4
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins

Pete Seeger has long set the standard for interpreters of American traditional and topical songs. This fourth volume in the popular series compiled from the Folkways Records American Favorite Ballads series of the 1950s and 1960s features Seeger's versions of classic folk songs from America’s past. Extensive...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins
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Badenya: Manden Jaliya in New York City
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
Originally from Mali, Guinea, Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau, these artists are now part of the global beat of New York City's music scene. Though their music has a distinctively contemporary Afropop sound, they are all jalilu—practitioners of ancient performance traditions dating back to the 13th century Empire of M...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
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Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins
Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. This anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States demonstrates how music has helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Singers from the Southeast to the Plains and from the Southwest to...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins
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Bells & Winter Festivals of Greek Macedonia
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 4 mins
During Christmas and New Year's weeks of 2000-2001, Steven Feld traveled in Greece with Dick Blau and Angeliki and Charles Keil to record a CD for their book Bright Balkan Morning: Romani Lives and the Power of Music in Greek Macedonia. Feld's CD soundscape is accompanied by a portfolio of photographs by Blau. T...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 4 mins
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The Best of Broadside 1962-1988: Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Ronald D. Cohen (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 5 hours 25 mins
The Best of Broadside, Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine. Eighty-nine songs, including some never commercially released. Compiled and annotated by Jeff Place and Ronald D. Cohen. A five CD boxed set. It was a small underground magazine smuggled out of a New York City housi...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Ronald D. Cohen (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 5 hours 25 mins
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Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 35 mins
Cut in 1956, these tracks catch Broonzy in fine form near the end of his distinguished career. His powerful voice and guitar are showcased in a set which includes traditional blues, gospel, and folk songs all performed with undeniable authority. "Broonzy moves with amazing ease from silky croon to brassy howl......
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 35 mins
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