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St. Louis Folksongs :: disk one

This series of folk tunes deal with several legendary stories which originated in the early history of St. Louis. The organic process in which folksongs develop allow for changing melodies, stories, characters and styles. They all draw upon versions and variations on:

  • Stagger Lee
  • Duncan and Brady
  • Frankie and Johnny
  • Frankie and Albert

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St. Louis Folksongs :: disk two

This series of folk songs draw upon the same four narratives as those in disk one.

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St. Louis Folksongs :: disk three

The third series of songs reference the above stories as well as incorporating the larger idea of:

  • St. Louis Blues

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