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Her success lies largely with her ability to work and write within traditional modes. Many of these songs sound as though they have been around over the centuries. - Ira Mayer, New York Times

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I was at Cambridge Folk Festival this year, and you were my highlight!  Listening to you talk and sing about the importance of making conscious life decisions and the impact our seemingly isolated, individual decisions have on the rest of the world really resonated with me, as did your quiet approach to advocating for justice.  I was deeply moved, and it was a joy to listen to you.
Thank you so much.
- Leah x

 

Ewan MacColl Songbook

The Essential Ewan MacColl Songbook, sixty years of songmaking

Re-published 2009 by CAMSCO Music, $29.95 + s/h
Over 400 pages. 9" x 12", paperback

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The first ever comprehensive collection of this legendary songwriter's work, an enormous tome containing 200 of this British songmaster's best songs ("The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," "Dirty Old Town," "Manchester Rambler," "Shoals of Herring," "Sweet Thames Flow Softly," "Freeborn Man" and many others, some of which have been neither published nor recorded). Ewan MacColl played a vital role in the “folk song revival” in Britain. This unique collection is filled with several hundred photographs, notes, and quotes, plus a biography, a discography and Peggy's personal tribute to him.

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