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produced by Amelia J. Ramsey (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 hour 29 mins
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Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country
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written by Jerrilyn McGregory (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010), 240 page(s)
written by Jerrilyn McGregory (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010), 240 page(s)
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Sweet Rivers
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995; performed by Artus Moser; in North Carolina Ballads (Folkways Records, 1955), 2 mins
Singer and college professor Artus Moser's interest in song collecting began when his students in Tennessee insisted they knew better versions of ballads than those presented in their textbooks. This collection of North Carolina songs comes from his renowned collection of traditional music, and includes informati...
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995; performed by Artus Moser; in North Carolina Ballads (Folkways Records, 1955), 2 mins
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Rocky Road: Shape-Note Singing
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 and Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970; in Folk Music U.S.A.: Vol. 1 (Folkways Records, 1958), 3 mins
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 and Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970; in Folk Music U.S.A.: Vol. 1 (Folkways Records, 1958), 3 mins
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Sam Hinton Sings the Song of Men
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 41 mins
This collection presents songs for "men of all sorts and kinds," including starving bachelors, clam diggers, pilgrims, millers, and even biologists. The catchy "It's a Long Way from Amphioxus" is a paean to evolution, and zoologist Hinton points out that the acoustics in aquariums are fabulous!
(Folkways Records, 1961), 41 mins
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Hymns and Carols
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 37 mins
This selection of religious music includes material from shape note hymn books, as well as from the oral tradition. Andrew Rowan Summers sings and plays dulcimer on these songs, which include "Warrenton," "Babe of Bethlehem," and "The Cherry Tree Carol."
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 37 mins
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Old Harp Singing
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
The seventeen singers featured on this album hail from the valleys of eastern Tennessee around Sevierville and Maryville, where they sing songs from the famous shape note collection The Harp of Columbia, which was first published in 1848. Extensive liner notes include several reproductions of hymns from The Harp.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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