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Richard Dyer-Bennet, Vol. 3

Richard Dyer-Bennet, Vol. 3

Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) played a major role in the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. 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 and guitar styles, high tenor range, and his studied delivery of poetic text attracted adoring audiences across North America and Europe.

This recording, the third album released on the Dyer-Bennet label, in 1956, presents Dyer-Bennet's interpretive minstrelsy in an eclectic program, emphasizing songs of British origin, sometimes in American versions.

Track Listing

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The Lady's Policy Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:05
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Dinah and Villikens Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:52
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Fain I Would Wed Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:39
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104
Willie Taylor Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:19
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105
Charlie is My Darling Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:25
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106
Lilli Burlero Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:53
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The Beloved Kitten Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:26
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202
Spottlied Auf Napoleons Ruckzug Aus Russland Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:44
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203
The Lass from the Low Country Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:33
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204
The Swapping Song Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:14
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205
House Carpenter Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:34
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206
The Lady Who Loved a Swine Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:28
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Go Down Moses Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:02
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