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Iowa State Fare: Music from the Heartland

Various Artists
Iowa State Fare: Music from the Heartland

Scandinavian string band melodies, Meskwaki Indian love songs, gospel harmonies, polkas, old-time fiddling, Mexican folk songs, and blues are some of the vibrant community-based musical traditions presented in this unique collection of Iowa music. Iowa State Fare showcases the vitality and diversity of the state's musical traditions on the occasion of the celebration of 150 years of Iowa statehood. These 1996 studio recordings feature eight ensembles and one solo performer selected to appear in the Iowa Sesquicentennial program at the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife. The CD booklet features essays, bibliographic information, and lyrics with translations. "The joys of Iowa's indigenous musics abound." —Icon

Track Listing

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Silent Singer The Matney Sisters 2:02
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102
Amazing Grace / God Loves You (medley) The Matney Sisters 2:24
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103
Little Goose Polka Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen 2:32
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104
Das Kufstein Lied Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen 5:15
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105
Scared of Your Love Louis & the Blues Review 5:38
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106
Old Fishing Hole Louis & the Blues Review 4:26
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107
Round Dance Song Everett Kapayou 1:20
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108
Love Song Everett Kapayou 1:33
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109
Virginia Darling Dwight Lamb and Lloyd Snow 1:40
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110
Red Wing Dwight Lamb and Lloyd Snow 1:38
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111
Las Tres Mujeres Solís and Solís 2:46
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112
Maria Chuchena Solís and Solís 3:23
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113
Be Thou My Vision The Deer Creek Quartet 2:03
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114
Henry Storhoff's Schottische The Foot-Notes 2:11
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115
Emigrant Waltz The Foot-Notes 3:36
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116
Ain't No Devil The Psalms 4:51
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Go Tell It on the Mountain The Psalms 4:01
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