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Songs of the Spanish Civil War


This collection of classic songs from the Spanish Civil War includes:

  • 6 songs of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade recorded by Pete Seeger with Tom Glazer and Butch & Bess Hawes (of the Almanac Singers) - including Viva La Quince Brigada", "Si Mi Queres Escribir", "Jarama Valley", and "El Quinto Regimiento" (the 5th Regiment). These are 6 of Pete Seeger's very first recordings in 1941!
  • 10 songs by Ernst Busch and chorus
  • 5 songs by Bart van der Schelling and the Exiles Chorus
  • 3 field recordings from Spain andd
  • Woody Guthrie singing "Jarama Valley"

This was originally 2 separate recordings. This new CD includes all 24 tracks from the two original albums - a special Folkways project in collaboration with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archive.

CD includes a 40 page booklet on the Spanish Civil War and the stirring songs that were closely associated with it in Spanish, German, and English.

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