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Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 7)

Various Artists
Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 7)

This baker’s dozen of folk songs reflects the performers’ concerns about the political direction of American society during the mid-1980s. Songs include “Monkey See, Monkey Do” by Josh Joffen, “Dance of the Knee-Jerk Reactionaries” by Left Field, “Always Wore the Colors of My Country” by Ned Solomon, and “My Father’s America” by Joe Virgo. British folksinger Dave Peabody sings the American traditional folk standard “Let the Good Times Roll,” and American Kirk Kelly sings about the plight of a British soldier in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the “Troubles” (“I Pity the Poor British Soldier”). A 20—page facsimile of Fast Folk Musical Magazine is included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Monkey See, Monkey Do Josh Joffen and Mark Dann 3:28
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102
Shoestrings Billy Jones 3:11
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103
For Margaret Ned Massey 4:46
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104
A Veglia Germana Pucci, Mark Dann, and Jill Burkee 4:46
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Let the Good Times Roll Dave Peabody, Mark Dann, and Ron Kavana 3:58
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Dance of the Knee Jerk Reactionaries Left Field 2:57
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Hey Mac Peter Wilson 3:40
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202
Amnesia Bert Lee and Mark Dann 3:22
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203
I Always Wore the Colors of My Country Ned Solomon and Mark Dann 3:02
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204
Bluesman Susan Firing and Mark Dann 5:07
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205
My Father's America Joe Virgo and Mark Dann 2:59
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I Pity the Poor British Soldier Kirk Kelly 2:15
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The Nightmare Room Sherwood Ross, John Kruth, David Berkowitz, John Hinckley, and Rasputin 2:32

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