In April 1962 the group, reduced to ten members after the early departure of The Fairmount Singers, recorded their debut album, Presenting The New Christy Minstrels for Columbia Records. Eventually, the album won a Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Chorus and sat on the Billboard 200 charts for two years, peaking at number 19. The album included Woody. Among the new hires were the folk duo Barry & Barry (folksingers Barry McGuire and Barry Kane), vocalist Peggy Connelly, singer/banjoist Larry Ramos, and tenor Clarence Treat (upright bass and mandolin). The new lineup broke in their act at The Troubadour in Los Angeles in July-August 1962. which included a mix of folk Americana performed by the ensemble (usually Sparks' reworkings folk melodies), a smattering of vaudevillian humor and step out solos, duos and trios by the members.
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo. Country: US. Released: 1968. Genre: Folk, World, & Country. What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor. A4. Pick A Bale Of Cotton. A5. Bull 'Gine Run. 1:41.
Star Folk With Barry McGuire And Featuring Members Of The New Christy Minstrels (LP, Album).
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Their debut album, Presenting the New Christy Minstrels: Exciting New Folk Chorus, was released by Columbia Records in 1962. It won a Grammy Award and peaked at number 19 in a two-year run on the Billboard charts. The group also scored a minor hit that same year with Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land. And it was then that the original lineup deconstructed - fully half the group left, and the first round of replacements arrived, including Barry McGuire and Barry Kane; jazz-pop vocalist Peggy Connelly (soon replaced by Gayle Caldwell); singer/banjo man Larry Ramos; and Clarence Treat on upright bass. This version of the New Christy Minstrels immediately won over critics and audiences alike, beginning with an engagement at the Troubadour in Los Angeles in the summer of 1962. The new lineup made its recording debut with the concert album In Person.
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The result is midway between a Barry McGuire solo album and a lost New Christy Minstrels release - but however one labels it, the exuberance and good feeling emanating from the music is irresistible, especially to those with fond memories of the early '60s folk revival. This material has been reissued several times over on CD, most recently by RPM, of all labels, under the title Star Folk - but the original LP jackets sure look cool.
The New Christy Minstrels were formed by singer/guitarist Randy Sparks in 1961 Sparks had been a solo musician in the late 1950s, mixing folk music with Broadway In 1960 he formed the Randy Sparks Trio with his wife, Jackie Miller, and Nick Woods, but soon realized he wanted a larger group At the time folk music was very popular and choral. In April 1962 the group, reduced to ten members after the early departure of The Fairmount Singers, recorded their debut album, Presenting The New Christy Minstrels for Columbia Records CL1872/CS86724 It won a Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Chorus2 and sat in the Billboard 200 charts for two years, peaking at number 192 The album included Woody.
|A3||What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor||2:21|
|A4||Pick A Bale Of Cotton||2:52|
|A5||Bull 'Gine Run||1:41|
|B1||Land Of Oden||3:10|
|B5||If I Had A Hammer||1:48|
- Backing Vocals – Art Podell, Barry Kane, Karen Gunderson, Paul Potash
|SPC-3026||Barry McGuire And Featuring Members Of The New Christy Minstrels||Barry McGuire And Featuring Members Of The New Christy Minstrels - Barry McGuire And Featuring Members Of The New Christy Minstrels (LP, Album)||Pickwick/33 Records||SPC-3026||US||1968|