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Mississippi Ramblin': On the Tracks of Robert Johnson in the Deep South
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directed by Nicolas Finet, fl. 2016; produced by Nicolas Finet, fl. 2016, Yves Bougon, fl. 2018 and Jean-Philippe Thivet, fl. 2018, N2 The Emerging Side, Glénat Editions and Grand Braquet (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2018), 52 mins
In their graphic novel Love in Vain published in 2014, Mezzo and Dupont, two French cartoon artists, tell the tale of legendary bluesman Robert Johnson’s chaotic life (1911-1938). Like other iconic musicians after him, Johnson met with a tragic death at the age of 27. Translated worldwide, the book became a best...
directed by Nicolas Finet, fl. 2016; produced by Nicolas Finet, fl. 2016, Yves Bougon, fl. 2018 and Jean-Philippe Thivet, fl. 2018, N2 The Emerging Side, Glénat Editions and Grand Braquet (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2018), 52 mins
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400 Years of Folk Music
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produced by Steven Smolian (Folkways Records, 1964), 30 mins
In the early 1960s, multi-instrumentalists Steve Addiss, Bill Crofut, and Tim Prentice traveled to China, Southeast Asia, and Africa as part of the State Department's Cultural Exchange Program. This recording features tunes and songs associated with their journey—some from their own repertoire, and some learned...
produced by Steven Smolian (Folkways Records, 1964), 30 mins
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Andrew Rowan Summers
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
Dulcimer player and singer Andrew Rowan Summers gives listeners his distinctive renditions of ballads from the Anglo-Irish tradition, as well as a version of "Au Claire de la Lune" translated by famous writer Katherine Anne Porter.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 31 mins
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Diverse Songs and Moods of the 1940's: Stella Brooks and Greta Keller
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1981), 38 mins

The San Franciscan songstress Stella Brooks and the European chanteuse Greta Keller present not only diverse songs and moods but the far reaching expanse of jazz with this collection of songs sung in English, French, and German, and in varying styles including the blues and cabaret.

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1981), 38 mins
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Fishers Hornpipe and Other Celtic Traditional Tunes
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produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1977), 35 mins
produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1977), 35 mins
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Hey Madeleine!
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(Folkways Records, 2012), 31 mins
Performed by Frenchman Gérard Dôle and his band, The Backdoor Cajuns, the material on this album comes from early recordings of Cajun music. According to Dôle, a "backdoor Cajun" is someone not born in Louisiana who has nonetheless become very attached to the music.
(Folkways Records, 2012), 31 mins
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Hootenanny Tonight!
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produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1959), 53 mins
Sing Out! defines hootenanny as ‘a riproaring party, a wing-ding, a blow-out." Recorded at two hootenannies in New York City in 1954, the performances on this album fit the description! Participants include Pete Seeger, Sonny Terry, Leon Bibb, Sylvia Kahn, and many others.
produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Folkways Records, 1959), 53 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 1: Country Brass Bands
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 40 mins
The fieldwork for this album sought to explore sources that would lead listeners back to the decades between the emancipation of the slaves in 1863 and 1900. The collector, Frederick Ramsey, Jr., endeavored to find old artists who had not yet been recorded, and with the single exception of Elder David Ross of New...
(Folkways Records, 1955), 40 mins
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Seeds of Love
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 18 mins
Singer and dulcimer player Andrew Rowan Summers presents a selection of English, French, and American folk songs in the semi-classical style popular before the folk revival of the 1950s and 1960s. Katherine Anne Porter, the well-known Southern writer, contributes two translations of French songs to Seeds of Love.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 18 mins
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