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Buffalo Skinners: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 4
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
This is the fourth and final volume of the series, The Asch Recordings, drawn from Woody Guthrie's remarkable 1940's sessions for Folkways founder, Moses Asch. Songs about cowboys, outlaws, and other western themes were carefully remastered from the best available sources. Cisco Houston accompanies Guthrie on 10...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
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This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 14 mins
The first in a series of four, this recording presents many of Woody Guthrie's best known songs taken from the original masters. Included here is the original version of Woody's anthem "This Land Is Your Land," which contains never-before issued lyrics. A major force in the urban folk song revival, Guthrie creat...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 14 mins
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(Rounder Records, 1995), 1 hour 8 mins
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The Folkways Years, 1944-1961
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 12 mins
Houston (1918-1961) was a vital figure in the folk music movement of the 1940s and 1950s. These 29 songs (including two with Woody Guthrie) feature material Cisco learned while working and traveling across the country: cowboy songs, railroad songs, hobo songs, union songs, work songs, protest songs, children's so...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 12 mins
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American Industrial Ballads
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 52 mins
Songs of struggle which emerged from the coal mines, textile mills and acres of farmland, and spoke of issues important to the American laborer. Twenty-four songs written about the unprecedented industrialization of the 19th century, including Peg and Awl, The Farmer is the Man, and Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues....
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 52 mins
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Cowboy Songs on Folkways
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
Fifteen performers sing, boast, tell stories, holler, and recite poetry on 26 tracks that portray the life and times of honest, hard-working cowboys. Features performers from many backgrounds with a wide variety of musical styles. Includes Pete Seeger's Home on the Range, Cisco Houston's Little Joe and the Wrang...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
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The Wandering Folksong
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
This album of folk songs by moonlighting biologist Sam Hinton demonstrates the porous boundaries between folk and popular music. Here, Hinton sings material from a wide variety of sources, including American family songbooks and P. W. Joyce's venerated collection of Irish tunes and ballads.
(Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
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Peter La Farge Sings of the Cowboys: Cowboy, Ranch and Rodeo Songs, and Cattle Calls
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 41 mins
A member of the extinct Nargaset tribe, La Farge was adopted by the Tewa tribe of the Hopi Nation. His stepfather raised him and taught him about horses and the cowboy life, and here La Farge sings trail songs, roping songs, night herding ballads, and rodeo tunes.
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Music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1962), 53 mins
This album presents two musicians whose experiences are similar—both play banjo, usually locally at community social functions, and come from farming backgrounds—but whose playing styles are noticeably different. Holcomb (from Daisy, Kentucky) plays wilder music, while Ward (from Independence, Virginia) has dev...
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1962), 53 mins
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Iron Mountain and Other Songs
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 40 mins
This collection of songs was written and performed by Peter La Farge, the first Native American to become known in the folk scene of the 1960s. His colorful history included riding bucking broncos, working for an armored car company, and serving in the U.S. Navy in Korea—experiences that became material for his...
(Folkways Records, 1962), 40 mins
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