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The Pretty Ploughboy
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Jack Tar on Shore
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The Turkish Lady
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Blackberry Fold
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Adieu to Old Eng-e-land, Here's Adieu

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Harry Cox was a lifelong farm laborer and folk singer from a small village in North Norfolk. Born in 1885, he achieved regional fame as a performer early in his life, after being discovered by the English composer E.J. Moeran in the '20s, but it was not until after World War II that his recordings would bring him broader recognition. The boom in documentation of folk music that was inspired by Alan Lomax and his ilk in the '50s brought about a new appreciation of the traditional... Read more

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