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Artist Song Album Label Comments
Richard Kiley To Dream the Impossible Dream La Man of La Mancha Kapp Records 1966; BEGIN: MY DAD'S RECORD COLLECTION: A TRIBUTE TO MY DAD, WHO JUST TURNED 80
Elly Stone Marieke Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well And Living In Paris Columbia 1966
Les Miserables Cast One Day More Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast Recording Geffen Records 1987; Alain Boublil And Claude-Michel Schonberg
Mort Shuman Jackie (La Chanson de Jackie) Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well And Living In Paris Columbia 1966
Terrence Mann Stars Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast Recording Geffen Records 1987; Alain Boublil And Claude-Michel Schonberg
Jacques Brel La Quete L'Homme De La Mancha Barclay 1968
Harry Theyard Little Bird, Little Bird La Man of La Mancha Kapp Records 1966
Jacques Brel Mathilde Jacques Brel Barclay 1964
Les Miserables Cast The Red and The Black Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast Recording Geffen Records 1987
Shawn Elliott The Bulls Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well And Living In Paris Columbia 1966
Paul Simon The Obvious Child The Rhythm of the Saints 1990
Miriam Makeba Pata Pata Pata Pata Reprise Records 1967
Harry Belafonte Jump In the Line Jump Up Calypso RCA Victor 1961
The Beatles Got to Get You Into My Life Revolver Parlophone 1966
Paul Simon The Boy In the Bubble Graceland 1986
The Beatles I've Just Seen a Face Help! Parlophone 1965
Paul Simon Under African Skies Graceland 1986
Judy Collins So Early, Early In the Spring Judy Collins (5th album) Elektra 1965
Colm Wilkinson Bring Him Home Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast Recording Geffen Records 1987
The Beatles Here Comes the Sun Abbey Road Apple 1969
Richie Havens Just Like a Woman Mixed Bag Verve Forecast 1968; Dylan cover. Dad took me to see Richie at the Tin Angel many times, and once at Appel Farm in New Jersey. He was Jersey City's finest, and he always broke his guitar strings in his fervor.
Pete Seeger Garden Song (Inch By Inch) Circles & Seasons 1979
Tom Paxton Ramblin' Boy Ramblin' Boy Elektra 1964
Christy Moore Lisdoonvarna Ride On WEA 1984
The Dubliners Black Velvet Band A Drop Of The Dubliners Major Minor 1969 "Beware of the pretty Colleens"
Ralph McTell Streets of London Spiral Staircase Transatlantic 1969
Judy Collins Send In the Clowns Judith Elektra 1975; written by Stephen Sondheim for the 1973 musical A Little Night Music, an adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's film Smiles of a Summer Night
Simon & Garfunkel April Come She Will Sounds of Silence Columbia 1966
Richie Havens Follow Mixed Bag Verve Forecast 1968; Written by Jerry Merrick. "I hold some grapes up to the sun And their flavour breaks upon my tongue. With eager tongues we taste our strife And fill our lungs with seas of life."
Pete Seeger Jay Gould's Daughter American Ballads Folkways Records 1957; Jay Gould was an American railroad developer and speculator. He has been portrayed as one of the ruthless robber barons of the Gilded Age, whose success at business made him one of the richest men of his era. He was hated and reviled, with few defenders then or now. This song is sung from the perspective of his daughter, descrying the "bum" hobos riding the rails for free.
Paul Simon I Know What I Know Graceland 1986
Miriam Makeba Ha Po Zamani Pata Pata Reprise Records 1967
Ewan MacColl Dirty Old Town The World Of Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger Argo Written by Ewan MacColl in 1949. Sung with his wife, Peggy Seeger, sister of Pete Seeger.
Alice Whitfield, Shawn Elliot, Mort Shuman & Elly Stone The Desperate Ones Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well And Living In Paris Columbia 1966
The Beatles Across the Universe Let It Be Apple 1970
Simon & Garfunkel Homeward Bound The Concert In Central Park 1982
Ewan MacColl The Shoals of Herring Singing the Fishing: Radio Ballads BBC 1960
Phil Ochs There But For Fortune In Concert Elektra 1966
Nick Drake Which Will Pink Moon Island 1972
The Beatles Let It Be Let It Be Apple 1970
The Bothy Band The Blackbird (Air, Set Dance and Reel) Out Of The Wind Into The Sun Mulligan 1977
Ewan MacColl The Manchester Rambler The Manchester Rambler 1932; Written by Ewan MacColl and inspired by his participation in the Kinder trespass, a protest by the urban Young Communist League of Manchester, and was the work that began MacColl's career as a singer-songwriter. The Kinder mass trespass was a deliberate act of civil disobedience (the law of trespass having already been repealed) by men of the Young Communist League of Manchester, and others from Sheffield. "No man has the right to own mountains, any more than the deep ocean bed."
Phil Ochs The Hills of West Virginia I Ain't Marching Anymore Elektra 1965
Ewan MacColl The Joy of Living Black & White