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Folk Songs of Maine

Folk Songs of Maine

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.

Track Listing

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