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Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina
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produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 57 mins
This "Minstrel of the Appalachians" performed hundreds of traditional songs and tunes that he learned from family members, neighbors, and other residents of western North Carolina. The breadth of Lunsford’s huge repertoire is represented, including ballads, folk songs, spirituals, 19th-century popular songs, an...
produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 57 mins
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In the Beginning: Bible Stories for Children by Sholem Asch
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written by Shalom Asch, 1880-1957 (Folkways Records, 1955), 28 mins
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Mesquita, José Joaquim Emérico  Lobo de
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written by John E. Druesedow, fl. 1999; edited by Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. (Chicago, IL: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999), 4 page(s)
written by John E. Druesedow, fl. 1999; edited by Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. (Chicago, IL: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999), 4 page(s)
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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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(Folkways Records, 1980), 36 mins
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Cat-Iron Sings Blues and Hymns
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 27 mins
This album presents what seem to be the two sides of singer Cat-Iron's repertoire: that of the blues musician and that of the converted Christian. As Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "Cat-Iron might be singing religion, but he [plays] it with the heart of a blues-man." This collection of songs shares such stylistic...
(Folkways Records, 1958), 27 mins
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performed by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973; in Joseph and His Brothers: From In the Beginning by Sholem Asch (Folkways Records, 1955), 7 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 4: Horace Sprott, 3
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 43 mins
Horace Sprott, born around 1890, performs on Volumes 2, 3, and 4 of this series. Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "There were many men like Sprott...[who] passed from one hard time to another, never forgetting the song. In that way, the tradition and the repertoire grew, and a body of poetic expression emerged. Thi...
(Folkways Records, 1955), 43 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 52 mins
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Through All the World Below
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produced by Ed McCurdy, 1919-2000; performed by Ed McCurdy, 1919-2000; in On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand: Sacred Songs of America (Folkways Records, 1977), 2 mins
produced by Ed McCurdy, 1919-2000; performed by Ed McCurdy, 1919-2000; in On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand: Sacred Songs of America (Folkways Records, 1977), 2 mins
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