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St Paul's

A folk-song mainly about St Paul's Cathedral and its history, with themes of love, hope and continuity. [more inside]
posted by howfar on Dec 31, 2012 - 5 comments

Nodul Gangbyeon

I am making some (very) short recordings for my grandmother of the Korean folk songs she taught me. I thought I'd put one on MetaFilter. [more inside]
posted by peachfuzz on May 13, 2011 - 9 comments

I Am Paul Simon/The Mumbambu Project — Millimeters of Mercury

So, similarly to how Paul Simon used a lot of traditional African melodies/chords/etc., in his Graceland album, I decided to employ a traditional Nigerian folk melody/chord progression for a chorus of a (I think) unique electro pounder. [more inside]
posted by dacre on Mar 1, 2011 - 0 comments

Shchedryk

A quick surf-punk blast thru the Ukrainian folk song which was neutered into Carol of the Bells. For the challenge, obviously! [more inside]
posted by unSane on Dec 11, 2010 - 9 comments

The Rescue at Arisaig

Another true story from my family... [more inside]
posted by LN on Mar 31, 2008 - 3 comments

If I Had Wings (in Yiddish)

If I only had wings, I would fly to you... If I had chains, I would pull you to me... Just open up my heart, you'll see that it's dark and heavy with my love to you... Late last night, we wanted to capture the intimacy and quiet sparkle of this old song ... Hope it brings you a moment of peace and loveliness... [more inside]
posted by barmaljova on Dec 18, 2007 - 12 comments

The No. 26 Mine Disaster

Written by the incomparable Alistair MacGillivray (who rocks my socks), this song was written after an accident at the No. 26 Colliery in Glace Bay, NS in 1979. [more inside]
posted by LN on Oct 7, 2007 - 3 comments

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