Top Weavers Albums
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The Collection 1957-1961
The Collection 1957-1961
[2013]
The Weavers Legacy
The Weavers Legacy
[2013]
The Weavers: Gospel
The Weavers: Gospel
[1997]
The Weavers' Almanac
The Weavers' Almanac
[1991]
The Weavers: Classics
The Weavers: Classics
[1990]
The Weavers At Carnegie Hall
The Weavers At Carnegie Hall
[1988]
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The Weavers, an American folk group, began in 1947 and consisted of Ronnie Gilbert, Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, and often Erik Darling. The name came from an 1892 drama of the same name by Gerhart Hauptmann. They inspired the commercial "folk boom" that followed them in the 1950s and 1960s, including such acts as The Kingston Trio and Peter, Paul and Mary.The group's first big hit was in 1949 with Leadbelly's Goodnight Irene, backed with the 1941 Israeli song Tzena, Tzena, Tzena. In keeping with the commercial taste of the time, these and other early Weavers releases had violins and orchestration added behind the group's own guitars and folk instruments.The Weavers' records and c... read more