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Richard Dyer-Bennet #2

Richard Dyer-Bennet #2

Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913-1991) played a key role in the folk music revival of the 1950's and 1960's. He founded his own record label in 1955 in order to maintain artistic control over the sound quality, repertory, and style of his performances. His meticulously cultivated vocal style, high tenor range, and studied delivery of poetic text attracted adoring audiences across North America and Europe. This reissue of the second album released on the Dyer-Bennet label in 1956 presents Richard Dyer-Bennet's interpretive minstrelsy rendered in his signature impeccable style and subtle guitar accompaniment. 20-page booklet that includes lyrics. 34 minutes.

Track Listing

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When Cockleshells Turn Silverbells Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:39
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102
Corn Rigs Are Bonnie Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:50
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103
The Garden Where the Praties Grow Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:24
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104
The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:30
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105
Two Maidens Went Milking Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:22
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106
Who Killed Cock Robin? Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:26
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107
Veillée de Noël Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:41
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108
Jan Hinnerk Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:51
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109
Woman! Go Home! Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:09
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110
Blow the Candles Out Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:38
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111
Eggs and Marrowbone Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:05
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112
The Beggar Man Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:49
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The Turkish Revery Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:49

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