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“Joe Scott: The Woodsman Songmaker” recordings


Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

Material collected by Maine Folklife Center (MFC) and Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History (NAFOH) founder Edward D. “Sandy” Ives or about him (for the latter, also see NA1636, NA2290, NA2301, NA2312, NA2390, NA2539).

This record group includes Ives’s other interviews, folklore collections, and miscellaneous accessions include several that focus on moose poacher George Magoon (George Magood and the Down East Game War: History, Folklore, and the Law. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988), and Wilbur Day (Wilbur Day (1864-1924), Hunter Guide, and Poacher: An Autobiography. Northeast Folklore 26 (1986). Others are recordings of various performances; interviews on woodswork; Veazie history; and songmakers; and material reflecting Ives’s research interests and his student’s projects. These accessions are numbered consistently with the rest of the MFC’s collections.


  • 1971 - 1999


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From the Record Group: 70 items

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English


3614 Recorded by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives. Recording of songs. “Howard Carey,” first version sung by John O’Conner and second by Wesley Smith, as well as “Guy Reed” sung by Philip Walsh, “The Plain Golden Band” sung by Sam Jagoe and “Benjamin Deane” sung & recited by William Bell. On the second side of the tape are the songs “Benjamin Deane” version 2 sung by Chester Price and version 3 sung by Wilmot MacDonald. Also, “The Norway Bum” sung by James Brown and “The White Cafe” sung by Fred Campbell. Cassette and CD are meant to accompany the book, “Joe Scott: The Woodsman Songmaker.” Recordings: mfc_na3614_cd2065_01 - mfc_na3614_cd2065_09 [CD 2065]. 55 minutes

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States