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Richard Dyer-Bennet, Vol. 8

Richard Dyer-Bennet, Vol. 8

Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) played a major role in the folk music revival of the 1950s 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 and guitar styles, high tenor range, and studied delivery of poetic text attracted adoring audiences across North America and Europe. (For an extended biography of Dyer-Bennet, written by his daughter, Bonnie, see the liner notes for SFW40078.)

This recording presents Dyer-Bennet's interpretive minstrelsy in a program of folk and art songs from England, Germany, and France.

The liner notes provide extensive information on most of the songs. Complete lyrics and translations are included.

Track Listing

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The Agincourt Song Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:02
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102
Come Live with Me Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:21
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103
Come Away, Death Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:36
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104
I Care Not for These Ladies Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:39
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105
Flow, My Tears Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:11
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106
All in a Garden Green Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:22
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107
Henry Martin Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:35
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201
All mein Gedanken Richard Dyer-Bennet 2:43
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202
Die bekehrte Schäferin Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:44
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203
Kränzelkraut Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:46
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204
Jagdabenteuer Richard Dyer-Bennet 3:14
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205
Warnung Richard Dyer-Bennet 0:56
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206
Le Brave Marin Richard Dyer-Bennet 4:38
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Aminte Richard Dyer-Bennet 1:54
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