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Margaret MacArthur has been collecting and singing the traditional songs of New England's working-class and farm communities for nearly half a century. In 1985, officials of the New England arts biennial committee named MacArthur one of seven "living art treasures of New England." MacArthur's earliest exposure to the oral tradition came through the nursery rhymes that her mother sang to her and the cowboy songs that her stepfather, a forest ranger, sang as she was growing up i... Read more

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