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

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

Fast Folk Musical Magazine was formed to serve as an outlet in the promotion of "noncommercial artistic music," also known as American folk music. In this edition, the magazine journeys to Toronto to spotlight Canadian folk musicians. The musical tour covers the Maritime Provinces (“The Ballad of the Springhill Mine Disaster”), Hudson Bay (“Isabella Gunn”), the Pacific coast (“North Vancouver Island Song”), a poem by William Butler Yeats set to music (“The Stolen Child”), a song about unemployment (“U.I.C.”), and a song featuring Highland pipes (“New Swing Reel”). The baker’s dozen of songs are performed before a live audience. A 24-page facsimile of the magazine accompanies the recording.

Track Listing

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

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