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Washington Records

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, September 10, 2008 11:00pm | Post a Comment
In the late 50's Riverside Records was a giant in the Jazz world. Cranking out some of the best albums of the era, they were home to Monk, Cannonball, Bill Evans and many more. At that time, one of their subsidiaries was Washington Records. Not focused on jazz at all, this label seems to have been used to issue classical, ethnic & traditional folk records-- many of which had been previous available as Riverside issues. This series was geared towards educators and probably filled out the curriculum for many elementary schools. Here's an 8 part series of traditional folk...

the english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 6the english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 5the english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 1
Washington Records Label subsidiary of Riverside Recordsthe english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 4
the english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 3the english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 2the english and scottish popular ballads (child balads) LP ewan Maccoll & A.L. Lloyd volume 7

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