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Railroad Blues
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produced by Joe Wilson; performed by Bruce Hutton; in Old-Time Music - It's All Around (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hutton presents a range of tunes and songs that to him exemplify "old time." For him, old time music has a less specific and more literal meaning: instead of describing only the sound of southern string bands, he insists it includes "New England dance music, jug band music, or Hawaiia...
produced by Joe Wilson; performed by Bruce Hutton; in Old-Time Music - It's All Around (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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Somewhere Sommebody's Waiting
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performed by Harry West and Jeanie West; in Songs of the Southland (Folkways Records, 1963), 4 mins
Greatly influenced by the music of the Carter Family, the Monroe Brothers, Uncle Dave Macon, and others of that era, Harry and Jeanie West are folk musicians who are always ready to incorporate new material. This album includes songs recorded by the "radio hillbillies," old spirituals, and a song penned in the la...
performed by Harry West and Jeanie West; in Songs of the Southland (Folkways Records, 1963), 4 mins
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Dollar's All I Crave
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performed by John Cohen, 1932- and Mike Seeger, 1933-2009, New Lost City Ramblers; in New Lost City Ramblers - Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
Dubbed a "trio of insidious crusaders for ‘old-timey' music" by Sing Out!'s Pete Welding, the New Lost City Ramblers helped bring old-time music to wider audiences through their performances as a band and through their work making field recordings of traditional musicians and resurrecting songs from old 78rpm di...
performed by John Cohen, 1932- and Mike Seeger, 1933-2009, New Lost City Ramblers; in New Lost City Ramblers - Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
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Crossed Old Jordan's Stream
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performed by John Cohen, 1932-, New Lost City Ramblers; in New Lost City Ramblers (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
In the original notes to this recording, Mike Seeger writes, "The songs on this album were recorded by commercial companies and the Library of Congress in the southeastern mountains between 1925 and 1935, and show the first attempts of the hill musicians to ‘make a hit' with old traditional songs that had been i...
performed by John Cohen, 1932-, New Lost City Ramblers; in New Lost City Ramblers (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
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