Robert W. Service

Coffee Break Collection 007 - Travel


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This is the seventh collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in le…

LibriVox 6th Anniversary Collection


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What do you do for a sixth anniversary? We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'six' in the title - in any language. Th…

Robert Burns 250th Anniversary


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Robert Burns, the national bard (poet) of Scotland was born on the 25th January, 1759. Scotland and all Burns fans the world over, including…

The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses


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Known as the Bard of the Yukon and as a people's poet, Robert Service immortalized his experience with the Yukon and its gold rush and this …

The Cremation of Sam McGee


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 different recordings of The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service.

Ballads of a Bohemian


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Ballads of a Bohemian is a collection of poems tied together by the narration of the "author" Stephen Poore. The poems speak of bo…

Long Poems Collection 002


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Librivox’s Long Poems Collection 002: a collection of 7 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Songs of a Sourdough


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Reputedly the best-selling poetry collection of the 20th century, 'Songs of a Sourdough' is best known for Robert W. Service's classic Yukon…

The Spell of the Yukon


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Spell of the Yukon by Robert W. Service. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Dece…

To the Man of the High North


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 5 recordings of To the Man of the High North by Robert Service. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for No…

Ottawa Folk Festival Robert Service Collection


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On August 13-15, 2010, A hearty band of Librivox volunteers, led by Bob Ledrew and Sean McGaughey, recorded selections from the Spell of the…

Short Poetry Collection 119


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 006


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 006: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Long Poems Collection 004


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Librivox’s Long Poems Collection 004: a collection of 8 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Short Poetry Collection 117


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This is a collection of 21 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2013.

The Passing of the Year


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Passing of the Year by by Robert W. Service. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for D…

Short Poetry Collection 113


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 101


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2011.

Short Poetry Collection 121


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 128


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2014.

Coffee Break Collection 15 - World of Work


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This is the fifteenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in …

Selections from Ballads of a Cheechako


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These twelve poems are taken from Ballads of a Cheechako which was Robert W. Service's third book of Yukon poems, published in 1909. The wor…

Short Poetry Collection 042


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 042: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

LibriVox 5th Anniversary Collection Vol. 3


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What do you do for a fifth anniversary? We decided to have a collection of short works with a difference. We challenged our readers to find …

The Land God Forgot


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Land God Forgot by Robert Service. This was the weekly poetry project for January 25th, 20…

Short Poetry Collection 009


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 009: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 090


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of August 2010.

Long Poems Collection 003


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Librivox’s Long Poems Collection 003: a collection of 8 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Short Poetry Collection 182


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 010


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 010: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 131


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This is a collection of 13 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 156


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 177


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This is a collection of 23 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2018

My Madonna


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 different recordings of My Madonna by Robert W. Service. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of…

Short Poetry Collection 150


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 147


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 184


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This is a collection of 38 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2018.

Rhymes of a Red Cross Man


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Robert Service was born in Lancashire, England, but at age 21 moved to Canada and eventually ended up in the Yukon during the gold rush. Hi…