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Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest: Clancy Brothers & The Cajun Band (DVD)

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Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest: Clancy Brothers & The Cajun Band (DVD)
Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest: Clancy Brothers & The Cajun Band (DVD)


Rainbow Quest was a US TV Series at the height of the folk boom of the 1960s featuring authentic traditional music played in the atmosphere of an informal back porch picking party. Hosted by one of folk music's best known personalities, Pete Seeger, guests were drawn from across the spectrum of traditional music including bluegrass, country, folk, blues and gospel. THE CLANCY BROTHERS and TOMMY MAKEM were one of the most popular Irish singing acts in the USA in the 1960s. Forgoing the stereotypical maudlin Irish ballads in favour of lusty party songs and traditional Irish folk songs sung in close harmony, in a few short years they rose from the clubs of Greenwich Village to worldwide tours in front of packed houses. The Clancys are joined on the show by TOM PAXTON, one of the finest singer/songwriters to emerge from New York's Greenwich Village coffee house circuit of the early 1960s. THE MAMOU CAJUN BAND is the traditional ensemble of legendary accordionist Cyprien Landreneau, his cousin Adam Landreneau on fiddle and percussionist Revon Reed. Featuring traditional hard-hitting two-steps and sorrowful waltzes, the band was one of the first groups to bring Cajun music to a wider audience, playing the Newport Folk Festival and touring Europe in the early 1960s.


  1. Name
  2. Opening Medley
  3. The Little Beggar Man
  4. The Old Woman from Wexford
  5. The Butcher Boy
  6. Never Play the Wild Rover
  7. When the Lights Went Out
  8. Buy a Gun for Your Son
  9. Rambling Boy
  10. Beau John
  11. Talking Coumbia Blues
  12. Pastures of Plenty
  13. This Land Is Your Land
  14. Opening Medley
  15. The Briar Bush
  16. Razorback Hog
  17. Mardi Gras March
  18. I Passed By Your Door
  19. Round Prairie Waltz
  20. Colinda
  21. Grand Mamou
  22. Skip to My Lou (With Banjo Lesson)
  23. Story Song Medley
  24. Barrel of Money Blues
  25. Fare Thee Well
  26. Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream
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