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The Newport Folk Festival is a landmark and 1988 featured a classic line-up including Richard Thompson, Doc Watson, Taj Majal, Shawn Colvin and many others! It began in 1959 as counterpoint to the legendary Newport Jazz Festival. Newport was one of the first modern music festivals in America and remains a focal point in the expanding genre of folk music. Founded by George Weir, Pete Seeger and Albert Grossman, Newport became known for delivering legendary and often surprise artists and collaborations. Some of these classic performance are delivered on Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival, an album that truly captures the spirit of this great American tradition.
The Newport Folk Festival is a landmark and 1988 featured a classic line-up including Richard Thompson, Doc Watson, Taj Majal, Shawn Colvin and many others! It began in 1959 as counterpoint to the legendary Newport Jazz Festival. Newport was one of the first modern music festivals in America and remains a focal point in the expanding genre of folk music. Founded by George Weir, Pete Seeger and Albert Grossman, Newport became known for delivering legendary and often surprise artists and collaborations. Some of these classic performance are delivered on Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival, an album that truly captures the spirit of this great American tradition.
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Format: CD
Label: SILVERWOLF
Rel. Date: 10/06/2023
UPC: 787991802324

Ben And Jerry's Newport Folk Festival: '88 / Var
Artist: Ben And Jerry's Newport Folk Festival: '88 / Var
Format: CD
New: Available $15.29
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DISC: 1

1. Turning Of The Tide - Richard Thompson
2. Make Me A Pallet On The Floor - Doc Watson
3. Half A Book - Cheryl Wheeler
4. Chere Duloone - Queen Ida And The Bon Temps Zydeco Band
5. Going To Chicago - Taj Mahal
6. Scooba Doo - Moses Roscoe
7. Married Man - Bill Morrissey
8. Step Into The Light - Patty Larkin
9. Ramblin' Boy - Tom Paxton
10. Steady On - Shawn Colvin
11. Step It Out Nancy - Holly Near
12. No Hiding Place - Nashville Bluegrass Band
13. Tipitina - Dr. John
14. Buckets Of Rain - Happy, Artie Traum
15. Riddle Song - Doc Watson

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The Newport Folk Festival is a landmark and 1988 featured a classic line-up including Richard Thompson, Doc Watson, Taj Majal, Shawn Colvin and many others! It began in 1959 as counterpoint to the legendary Newport Jazz Festival. Newport was one of the first modern music festivals in America and remains a focal point in the expanding genre of folk music. Founded by George Weir, Pete Seeger and Albert Grossman, Newport became known for delivering legendary and often surprise artists and collaborations. Some of these classic performance are delivered on Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival, an album that truly captures the spirit of this great American tradition.
        
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