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Africa South of the Sahara
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produced by Alan P. Merriam, 1923-1980 and Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 1 hour 20 mins
produced by Alan P. Merriam, 1923-1980 and Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1957), 1 hour 20 mins
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Call and Response
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 16 mins
Ella Jenkins’ first recording, originally released on a 10-inch LP record in 1957, features simple call-and-response chants from the United States and Africa, specially adapted for young children. Rhythmic and easy to learn, performed with a group of school children, these songs encourage group singing and deve...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 16 mins
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Jambo and Other Call and Response Songs and Chants
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 33 mins
Twelve of Ella’s call-and-response songs with simple rhythmic sounds and lyrics in English and Swahili. Inspired by music of communities and Ella’s experiences in Kenya and Tanzania. Includes On Safari, Counting in Swahili, and Yemayah. "This is my favorite Jenkins collection. Jambo ('Hello' in Swahili) has...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 33 mins
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Black Music of Two Worlds
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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
"The subject of this album is the meeting of three musical traditions—African, Arab, and European—to create a fourth tradition of great richness and international impact, that of the Black New World. It is hardly surprising that Afro-American music is so rich. It draws form three major European sources—Englis...
produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
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Let Me Ride
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produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944-; performed by C. H. Savage, fl. 1940; in Deep River of Song: Mississippi - Saints & Sinners (Rounder Records, 1999), 4 mins
produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944-; performed by C. H. Savage, fl. 1940; in Deep River of Song: Mississippi - Saints & Sinners (Rounder Records, 1999), 4 mins
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Morasha: Traditional Jewish Musical Heritage
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produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins

Biblical chanting, prayers, holy and profane songs, tunes for the Sabbath, feasts and Holy Days—these largely vocal "authentic songs" were collected by Dr. Amnon Shiloah from highly accomplished, non-professional musicians. "Morasha" means "heritage."

produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins
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Blues People: The Negro Experience in White America and the Music that Developed from It.
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written by Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014 (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1963), 244 page(s)
written by Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014 (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1963), 244 page(s)
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Negro Folk Music U.S.A.
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written by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1966), 324 page(s)
written by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1966), 324 page(s)
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written by Shane White and Graham White (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2005), 266 page(s)
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