Folk Songs of Maine

Folk Songs of Maine

Edward "Sandy" Ives FW05323 / FH 5323

As a coastal state, most of the songs collected here and performed by Edward "Sandy" Ives are maritime songs or shanties, while a few reference the civil war or the lumbering trade. As Ives says: "But always there have been the woods and the sea, and they have given Maine its unique character." While Ives states that most of the songs would have been performed without accompaniment, Ives here plays the guitar. Liner notes include historical information by Ives concerning each song.

Year Released 1959
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1959 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Guitar; Vocals
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival

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101 Lovewell's Fight Edward "Sandy" Ives 4:07
102 Aroostook War Song Edward "Sandy" Ives 1:02
103 The Miramichi Fire Edward "Sandy" Ives 3:08
104 Santy Anna Edward "Sandy" Ives 2:03
105 The Cumberland's Crew Edward "Sandy" Ives 4:37
106 The Stately Southerner Edward "Sandy" Ives 4:30
201 The Shanty Boys Edward "Sandy" Ives 2:32
202 A Trip to the Grand Banks Edward "Sandy" Ives 3:33
203 The Boys of the Island Edward "Sandy" Ives 4:16
204 Sally Brown Edward "Sandy" Ives 1:48
205 The Old Beggar Man (Child #17) Edward "Sandy" Ives 3:48
206 Tittery Nan Edward "Sandy" Ives 2:15
207 Peter Emberly Edward "Sandy" Ives 3:21
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