The New Christy Minstrels

Formed 1961
The New Christy Minstrels
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The New Christy Minstrels

Biography (Wikipedia)

The New Christy Minstrels (officially known as The New Christy Minstrels, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks) is an American large-ensemble folk music group founded by Randy Sparks in 1961. From their beginnings as prominent figures in the early-1960s U.S. folk revival, the group recorded over 20 albums and had several hits, including "Green, Green", "Saturday Night", "Today", "Denver", and "This Land Is Your Land". Their 1962 debut album, Presenting The New Christy Minstrels won a Grammy Award and sat in the Billboard charts for two years.

The group sold millions of records and were in demand at concerts and on television shows. They also launched the musical careers of several musicians, including Kenny Rogers, Gene Clark, Kim Carnes, and Barry McGuire.

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Three Wheels On My Wagon
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Casey Jones
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Casey Jones
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We'll Sing in the Sunshine
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We'll Sing in the Sunshine
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Green Green
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Green Green
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Everybody Loves Saturday Night
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Everybody Loves Saturday Night
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Bella Ciao
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Bella Ciao
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Cotton fields
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Cotton fields
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Silly Old Summertime
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