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Midland Singers
Conductor, Edgar Morgan
Eric Brown (baritone)
(All collected by Carl Sandburg )
Old Gray Mare California
It's the syme the whole world over The railroad cars are comin'
She'll be comin' round the mountain
Casey Jones
0 bury me beneath the willow Flat River Girl Sam Bass
Animal Fair
The Kinkaiders Dakota Land La Cucaracha
De Ballet of De Boll Weevil C.C. Rider
Carl Sandburg , the collector of the songs to be broadcast this evening, is a well-known American poet, author of ' Yes, the People ' and also of a biography of Abraham Lincoln.


Conductor: Edgar Morgan
Baritone: Eric Brown
Unknown: Carl Sandburg
Unknown: Sam Bass
Unknown: Carl Sandburg
Unknown: Abraham Lincoln.

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