Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 4, No. 8) Toronto

Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 4, No. 8) Toronto

Various Artists FFFF408

To celebrate the winter solstice in 1986, Fast Folk Musical Magazine issued a collection of seasonal songs. This album includes performances with Pete Seeger singing "Cristo Ya Nacio en Palacaquina" with vocal backing by Peter, Paul and Mary, and Pete along with Peter, Paul and Mary singing background to Bob Killian's "Light a Candle." Other holiday songs include "Last Wise Man" sung by Bobbie Wayne, the 17th-century song "Jeanette Isabelle" presented in both French and English by Linda Russell, "Der Winter Hersht" sung by Deb Cayman, "A Modest Proposal" (a song about long underwear) sung by Fred Small, and Peggy Seeger's song "Come Fill the Glasses" performed by a folk ensemble calling themselves the Tinsel Tones. An 18-page facsimile of Fast Folk Musical Magazine is included with the recording.

Year Released 1989
Record Label Fast Folk Musical Magazine
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1989 Fast Folk Musical Magazine
Genre(s) American Folk
Country(s) Canada; United States
Instrument(s) Accordion; Bagpipe--Scotland; Bass; Guitar; Percussion instruments
Subject(s) Folksong revival; Singer-Songwriters

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101 UIC Jamie Snider 1:51
102 Railroad Line Bill Garrett and Curley Boy Stubbs 2:45
103 Down on the Station Marie-Lynn Hammond, Allan Soberman, and Evelyne Datl 4:16
104 Les Raftsmen Tamarack 2:38
105 The Stolen Child Loreena McKennitt, David Woodhead, and Brian Hughes 5:23
106 The Ballad of the Springhill Mine Disaster Tex Konig 5:16
107 Shorelines Eye Music 4:40
201 Isabella Gunn Eileen McGann and Sean Mulrooney 4:38
202 North Vancouver Island Song Ian Tamblyn and Fred Guigion 3:59
203 Falling Night Bob Carpenter and David Woodhead 4:17
204 A Young Girl Cut Down in Her Prime Catherine Crowe, Ian Goodfellow, and Martin Gould 4:01
205 Innocent Eyes Tim Harrison, Ron Sellwood, Paul Mills, and David Woodhead 4:41
206 New Swing Reel Rare Air 4:50
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