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Folk Music CDs & World Music CDs produced as high quality albums by Bear Family

 

Folk Music & World Music re-released on CDs as albums

The folk and world music tags are pretty vague and misleading – the world and its many cultures can't be pinned down. Bear Family has as select roster of artists to offer: Remember Texan folkie Carolyn Hester? We have a double CD of Hester featuring a young Bob Dylan on a handful of tracks. Further, you can marvel at the intricate rhythm of legendary Cuban Tito Puente and his orchestra. And that is just the beginning of your trip around the world….

   
 
Various - History: Black Europe - The Sounds And Images Of Black People In Europe- Pre 1927 (44-CD Box)
Art-Nr.: BCD16095
 

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Grammy Nominee 2015 BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM Black Europe: The Sounds And Images Of Black People In Europe Pre-1927 Jeffrey Green, Ranier E. Lotz & Howard Rye, compilation producers; Christian Zwarg, mastering engineer (Various Artists) Label: Bear Family...

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Various - History: Over There! Sounds And Images From Black Europe (3-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16020
 

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3-CD Digipak (8-plated) with 88-page booklet, 76 tracks. Total playing time approx. 211 mns.   Featuring four artists from Bear Family’s long-awaited 44-disc set ‘Black Europe’.   Early ‘coon songs’ and snappy ragtime music from nearly 100 years ago!...

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Various - History: Atomic Platters: Single Warhead Edition w - bonus tracks
Art-Nr.: BCD17342
 

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1-CD Digipak with 80-page booklet , 32 tracks. Total playing time approx. 74 mns. •    On one jam-packed disc you get 32 of the wildest, most radioactive Cold War tracks. •    This collection also features several vintage public...

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Various - History: Spanien im Herzen - Lieder des Spanischen Bürgerkrieges (7-CD - 1-DVD Box)
Art-Nr.: BCD16093
 

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7-CD/1-DVD Box (LP-format) with 316-page hardbound book, 127 tracks. Total playing time approx. 326 mns. •    127 Spanish Civil War songs on 7 CDs. •    300-page hardbound book in three languages (English, Spanish, German)...

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Various - History: Calypso Craze (6-CD - 1-DVD Box)
Art-Nr.: BCD16947
 

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6-CD / 1-DVD boxed set (LP-size) with 176-page hardcover book, 173 tracks. Total playing time approx. 484 mns. - DVD: 14 chapters, c. 86 minutes The set comprises six CDs, covering the following topics: •    Before The Craze: Calypso Hits Of The...

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Dixon Brothers: A Blessing To People
Art-Nr.: BCD16817
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 164-page hardcover book, 121 tracks. Playing time approx. 242 mns. ' Dorsey Dixon is the poet laureate of [America's] textile industry.' - Archie Green. The definitive collection of one of the quintessential Depression-era hillbilly...

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Lovey's Original Trinidad String Band: Calypso Dawn: 1912 (Trinidad String Band)
Art-Nr.: BCD16057
 

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1-CD Digipac (4-plated) with 32-page booklet, 24 tracks, playing time approx. 72 mns. This is the story of an exciting discovery. The very first recorded examples of calypso music. When researching aspects of the history of the Caribbean, American ethnologist...

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Bonnie Guitar: Intimate Session
Art-Nr.: BCD16878
 

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1-CD-Album Digipak (4-plated) with 28-page booklet, 14 tracks. Playing time: 31:54. An intimate session with one of the unheralded greats of country music! Sexy, sultry, and riveting! A previously unissued 1959 session arranged and produced by one of the era's top...

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ALLERTON & ALTON: Black, White And Bluegrass
Art-Nr.: BCD16559
 

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1-CD Digipak, four panel, with booklet, 27 tracks. Playing time 70:51 minutes. Historic Country Music Discovery! Recordings of an Interracial Duo located after 60 Years. Sometimes people who make music history have no idea they're doing so at the time. Bear...

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John Pearse: The Lost 1966 Waldeck Audition
Art-Nr.: BCD17143
 

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1-CD-Album DigiPac - four panel - with booklet. 18 tracks. Playing time: 41:45. This set contains informal backstage tapes, previously thought lost, from 1966 Waldeck Festival. John Pearse has near-mythic status among guitar players, builders & designers. 'The...

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Bonnie Dobson: Vive La Canadienne
Art-Nr.: BCD16720
 

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1-CD-Album DigiPac - four panel - with booklet, 24 tracks. Playing time: 81:50 minutes. A long-overdue reissue of the rare folk recordings of Canadian singer Bonnie Dobson . Her 1961 composition Morning Dew continues to draw attention and praise. Her 1960s...

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Hedy West& Bill Clifton: Getting Folk Out Of The Country
Art-Nr.: BCD16754
 

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1-CD-Album Digipak with 36-page booklet, 12 tracks. Playing time 35:06 mns. In the '70s I booked various American artists to play the German folk clubs. Now, on the occasion of Bear Family's 35th anniversary, I'm getting sentimental and would like to look back on...

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Various - History: The Sound Of Tiki
Art-Nr.: BCD16338
 

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1-CD Digipak (4-plated) with 49-page booklet, 17 tracks. Playing time approx. 44 mns. A musical cocktail: The 'Sound Of Tiki'. Travel to distant tropical places in the confines of your living room! Experience the popular myths of Tiki through music! This...

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Jack Elliott: At Lansdowne Studios, London
Art-Nr.: BCD16630
 

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1-CD-Album Digipak (4-plated) with 42-page booklet, 33 tracks. Playing time approx. 88 mns.​ He was idolized by Bob Dylan - a true original Folk Era hero!H introduced American folk music to England and Europe!Includes 8 previously unissued recordings from the...

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Various - Sol Sajn: Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse Vol.4 (1953-2009)
Art-Nr.: BCD16916
 

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3-CD Digipack with 132 page booklet, 59 tracks. Playing time: 244:18 minutes. Jiddisch Music / Klezmer, a synonym for vitality and diversity. This new series 'Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse'  collection is unparalleled in many...

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Various - Sol Sajn: Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse Vol.3 (1953-2009)
Art-Nr.: BCD16915
 

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3-CD Digipack with 104 page booklet, 57 tracks. Playing time: 250:22 minutes. Jiddisch Music / Klezmer, a synonym for vitality and diversity. This new series 'Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse'  collection is unparalleled in many...

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Various - Sol Sajn: Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse Vol.2 (1953-2009)
Art-Nr.: BCD16914
 

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3-CD Digipack with 128 page booklet, 62 tracks. Playing time: 237:48 minutes. Jiddisch Music / Klezmer, a synonym for vitality and diversity. This new series 'Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse'  collection is unparalleled in many...

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Various - Sol Sajn: Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse Vol.1 (1953-2009)
Art-Nr.: BCD16913
 

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3-CD Digipack with 140 page booklet, 71 tracks. Playing time: 216:21 minutes. Jiddisch Music / Klezmer, a synonym for vitality and diversity. This new series 'Sol Sain - Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse'  collection is unparalleled in...

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Various - History: American Folk & Country Festival (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16849
 

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2-CD box (LP-size) with 76-page hardcover book, 41 tracks. Playing time 107:41 mns. The 'O Brother/Down From The Mountain' tour 40 years earlier! A priceless snapshot of timeless Appalachian music captured just before it disappeared. A companion piece to the much...

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OUGENWEIDE: Ungezwungen
Art-Nr.: BCD16141
 

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1-CD with 24-page booklet, 12 tracks. Playing time approx.73 mns.

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OUGENWEIDE: Ja-Markt - Noch aber ist April
Art-Nr.: BCD15974
 

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1-CD with 44-page booklet, 16 tracks. Playing time approx. 74 mns.

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OUGENWEIDE: Fryheit - Ousflug
Art-Nr.: BCD15962
 

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1-CD with 16-page booklet, 25 tracks. Playing time approx. 82 mns.

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Various - 1000 Nadelstiche: Vol.12, Folk & Pop - Amerikaner & Briten singen deutsch (CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16620
 

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1-CD with 40-page booklet, 26 tracks, playing time 73:03 minutes.

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Various - History: Deep Roots Of Johnny Cash
Art-Nr.: BCD16844
 

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1-CD Digipak (4-plated) with 35-page booklet, 24 tracks. Playing time approx. 67 mns. These are the songs Johnny Cash heard back in Arkansas during his youth. Throughout his career, he returned to them often. These, though, are the originals by Jimmie Rodgers ,...

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OUGENWEIDE: Ohrenschmaus - Eulenspiegel
Art-Nr.: BCD16779
 

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1-CD-Album with 42-page booklet, 22 tracks, playing time 73:51 minutes.

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OUGENWEIDE: Ougenweide - All die weil ich mag
Art-Nr.: BCD16775
 

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1-CD-Album with 40-page booklet, 22 tracks, playing time 76:28 minutes.

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Various - History: Atomic Platters (5CD & 1DVD mit 292-seitigem gebundenem Buch in LP-Grösse)
Art-Nr.: BCD16065
 

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5-CD/1-DVD Box (LP-format) with 292-page hardcover book, 142 tracks, playing time approx. 6 hrs. 12 mns (audio); 9 clips (DVD, region: 0) Certain parallels between those days and the present obsession with Homeland Security can be pretty scary. 'Deja vu all over...

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Janette Carter: Deliverance Will Come
Art-Nr.: BCD16335
 

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1 CD with 20-page booklet, 31 singles titles. Playing time approx. 78 minutes. Every Saturday night for a quarter-century, Janette Carter has taken the stage at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, making good the promise she made to her father, Carter...

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Various - History: Calypso 1938-1940 (10-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16623
 

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10-CD box (LP-size) with 316-page hardcover book, 267 tracks. Playing time approx. 752 mns. The ultimate classic calypso anthology! Return with us to Port of Spain, Trinidad during Carnival in 1938, ’39, and ’40. In 1938 Decca Records in New York shipped recording...

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Janette & Joe Carter: Carter Family Favorites
Art-Nr.: BCD16379
 

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1-CD with 16-page booklet, 12 tracks. Playing time approx. 32 mns. In celebration of Janette Carter 's eightieth birthday on July 2, 2003, Bear Family Records and County Records are proud to make available once more Janette and Joe Carter 's 1966 album, 'Joe...

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Various - History: Beyond Recall .. (11CD & 1DVD mit 516-seitigem gebundenem Buch)
Art-Nr.: BCD16030
 

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11-CD/1-DVD (NTSC) boxed set (LP-size) with 516-page hardcover book, 256 tracks. Playing time approx. 829 mns.  "BEAR FAMILY deserve the gratitude of jews all over the world. This is the most exhaustive collection of Jewish music from Nazi Berlin ever...

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NORRIS: People
Art-Nr.: BCD16445
 

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1-CD with 30-page booklet, 21 tracks. Playing time approx. 78 mns. Norris - a name that is closely related to the folk and bluegrass movement at the beginning of the 70s. A truly loveable and warm hearted musician, Norris ' still well remembered for his...

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KINGSTON TRIO: The Stewart Years (10-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16161
 

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10-CD Box (LP-Format) mit 108-seitigem gebundenem Buch, 286 Einzeltitel, Spieldauer 711:25 Minuten. The Kingston Trio rose to the top of the pop charts in 1958 with the multi-million seller Tom Dooley , and soon had several #1 gold albums to their credit. Their...

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The Weavers: Goodnight Irene, 1949-1953 (4-CD & 1-DVD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15930
 

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4-CD/1 DVD box (LP-size) with 48-page hardcover book, 106 tracks. Playing time approx. 290 mns. With its 1950 recording of Goodnight Irene , the Weavers brought folk music to the 'American Hit Parade.' The public immediately responded to the song's catchy melody...

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Sam Hinton: The Library Of Congress Session,March 25,1947
Art-Nr.: BCD16383
 

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1-CD with 28-page booklet, 46 tracks. Playing time approx. 79 mns. In the spring of 1947, Sam Hinton , a young folk singer made his first recordings for the Library of Congress. He recorded 54 songs that day. Most of the songs on this CD make their first...

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Mary McCaslin: Rain - The Lost Album
Art-Nr.: BCD16232
 

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1-CD with 16-page booklet, 18 tracks. Playing time approx. 54 mns

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Wally Whyton: Leave Them A Flower - It's Me Mum, minus 1
Art-Nr.: BCD16158
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 27 tracks. Playing time approx. 80 mns. Wally Whyton was a multi-talented entertainer. During the past three decades of his life he'll be best rememered as a broadcaster, first co-hosting (with Jim Lloyd ) the groundbreaking 'Country...

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KINGSTON TRIO: The Guard Years (10-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16160
 

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10-CD box (LP-size) with 108-page hardcover book, 240 tracks. Playing time approx. 630 mns. The Kingston Trio was not just a folk group - it was a phenomenon. Witty, clean-cut and charismatic, the trio captured the public's imagination in the fall of 1958 with...

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Wally Whyton: Children Songs Of Woody Guthrie
Art-Nr.: BCD16125
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 18 tracks. Playing time approx. 35 mns. Wally Whyton 's career spread over 40 years and established him both in Britain and internationally. In more recent years he was respected as the voice of Country Music on British radio (BBC Radio...

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IAN & SYLVIA: The Beginning Of The End
Art-Nr.: BCD15940
 

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1-CD with 8-page booklet, 15 tracks. Playing time approx. 52 mns. Canada's Ian & Sylvia Tyson were leading lights in the 1960s folk world with songs like Four Strong Winds and Someday Soon , and they had pioneered the folk-rock fusion on their 'Great...

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Various - History: Songs For Political Action (10-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15720
 

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10-CD box (LP-size) with 216-page hardcover book, 296 tracks. Playing time approx. 752 mns. Maybe it didn't bring about the social and economic equality that it strove for, but the American Left of the 1930s and 1940s did leave one lasting legacy: the urban folk...

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Jim & Ingrid Croce: Bombs Over Puerto Rico
Art-Nr.: BCD15894
 

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1-CD with 24-page booklet, 11 tracks. Playing time approx. 28 mns. Three years before his breakthrough hit, Don't Mess Around With Jim , Jim Croce was half of a folk singer-songwriter duo with his wife, Ingrid Croce . The New York-based couple co-wrote seven of...

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Carolyn Hester: Dear Companion (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15701
 

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2-CD with 52-page booklet, 60 tracks. Playing time approx. 159 mns. Though later overshadowed in the folk diva sweepstakes by Baez and Collins, Texas-born Carolyn Hester preceded both with her 1958 debut album and, judging from this two-CD, 60-song collection of...

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EASY RIDERS: Marianne (6-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15780
 

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6-CD box (LP-size) with 24-page book, 173 tracks. Playing time approx. 425 mns.  Here are the missing years of the folk movement - the years between the Weavers and the Kingston Trio. The Easy Riders existed before Terry Gilkyson (writer of 'Cry Of The Wild...

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Jessica Burri: Sopran & Dulcimer
Art-Nr.: BCD16003
 

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1-CD with 40-page booklet, 29 tracks. Playing time approx. 68 mns.

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Babatunde Olatunji: Drums Of Passion 4-CD & Book-Buch
Art-Nr.: BCD15747
 

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Heutzutage hört man so viel über Welt Musik und so wenig von Olatunji, der ganz allein afrikanische Percussion in Nordamerika bekannt machte. Ursprünglich aus Nigeria nahm er eine Reihe von LP's für Columbia auf, zwischen 1959 und 1966. Wie Grateful Dead Drummer...

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Gordon Lightfoot: Did She Mention My Name - Back Here On Earth
Art-Nr.: BCD15699
 

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1-CD with 40-page booklet, 24 tracks. Playing time approx. 78 mns. By 1968, Gordon Lightfoot was coming to terms with stardom and changes in the music world. His third United Artists album, "Did She Mention My Name", was produced in New York by John Simon, who had...

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Gordon Lightfoot: Sunday Concert, Plus
Art-Nr.: BCD15691
 

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1-CD with 36-page booklet, 16 tracks. Playing time approx. 54 mns. Gordon Lightfoot's Massey Hall concerts in Toronto are a 30-year tradition. The March 30th, 1969 concert not only allowed the singer/songwriter an opportunity to perform songs such as Ribbon Of...

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Peter Lafarge: Songs Of The Cowboys - Iron Mountain
Art-Nr.: BCD15627
 

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1-CD with 48-page booklet, 29 tracks. Playing time approx. 79 mns. One of many ironies surrounding Peter La Farge is that he could legitimately claim to be both Indian and cowboy. On his 1964 Folkways album of cowboy songs, La Farge delivers Western chestnuts like...

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Peter Lafarge: On The Warpath - As Long As The Grass Shall ...
Art-Nr.: BCD15626
 

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1-CD with 68-page booklet, 27 tracks. Playing time approx. 68 mns. Peter La Farge , Indian activist, folksinger, Korean War veteran and rodeo bull rider, lived a lot in his 33 years. He is best remembered for writing Ballad Of Ira Hayes , a 1964 hit for Johnny...

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Gordon Lightfoot: Lightfoot - The Way I Feel
Art-Nr.: BCD15576
 

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1-CD with 36-page booklet, 26 tracks. Playing time approx. 78 mns. Canada's Gordon Lightfoot parlayed his songwriting into a recording career, though this wasn't a case of a mediocre singer who happened to craft fine songs. His debut album, "Lightfoot!", was...

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Carolyn Hester: At Town Hall
Art-Nr.: BCD15520
 

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1-CD with 32-page booklet, 24 tracks. Playing time approx. 71 mns. In February 1965, Norman Petty recorded Carolyn Hester in concert at New York City's Town Hall. Hester's clear, keening voice, accompanied by George Tomsco's guitar, poured forth with the combination...

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Anita Carter: Ring Of Fire
Art-Nr.: BCD15434
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 26 tracks. Playing time approx. 71 mns. The youngest of Mother Maybelle's three daughters, Anita Carter had a pure soprano voice ideally suited to the sort of folk material she recorded for Mercury between 1962 and 1964. That material...

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