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Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry 1891-1922
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produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey (Archeophone Records, 2005), 2 hours 35 mins, 54 page(s)
produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey (Archeophone Records, 2005), 2 hours 35 mins, 54 page(s)
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produced by Donald R. Hill, fl. 1993 (Rounder Records, 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
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produced by László Kürti, fl. 1984; in Hungarian Folk Music in the United States (Folkways Records, 1983), 2 mins
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produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935; in The Demonstration Collection of E.M. von Hornbostel and the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv (Folkways Records, 1963), 2 mins
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Ragaputi
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produced by Gunther Jerzabek; performed by Bill Crofut, 1935-1999 and Steve Addiss; in World Tour with Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
Taken from concerts in Burma and Germany, this album features live recordings of Steve Addiss and Bill Crofut during their tour for the State Department's Cultural Exchange Program. Their repertoire includes adaptations of Thai, Burmese, Kenyan, and Japanese songs, as well as material from the United States.
produced by Gunther Jerzabek; performed by Bill Crofut, 1935-1999 and Steve Addiss; in World Tour with Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
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Monday Morning
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performed by Karen James, fl. 1961; in Karen James (Folkways Records, 1961), 3 mins
performed by Karen James, fl. 1961; in Karen James (Folkways Records, 1961), 3 mins
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Seven Joys of Mary
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performed by George Armstrong; in Simple Gifts (Folkways Records, 1961), 3 mins
George and Gerry Armstrong present ballads from England, Scotland, and America and accompany themselves on guitar and Appalachian dulcimer. In keeping with the tradition of naming one's sources, the Armstrongs' liner notes trace each song's derivation.
performed by George Armstrong; in Simple Gifts (Folkways Records, 1961), 3 mins
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Sheyn bin ich, sheyn - Pretty Am I, So Pretty
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performed by Norbert Horowitz, Rita Karin and Rochelle Horowitz; in Songs from "The Wall": The Play about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Ghetto, Partisan, Folk and Love Songs (Folkways Records, 1961), 3 mins

In 1960, the play The Wall hit Broadway stages. Little remembered now, this piece by Millard Lampell (based on a novel by John Hersey) was about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising against the Nazis. Here is the music from the play—ghetto, partisan, folk and love songs sung in Yiddish and accompanied simply by accordion.

performed by Norbert Horowitz, Rita Karin and Rochelle Horowitz; in Songs from "The Wall": The Play about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Ghetto, Partisan, Folk and Love Songs (Folkways Records, 1961), 3 mins
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Jewish Life: The Old Country
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produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins

When Eastern European Jews immigrated en masse to the United States in the 1880s and ’90s fleeing Czarist oppression and poverty, they brought with them a body of secular folk songs. Sung in Yiddish by men and women who came here from five villages (with English translations and explanations), this recording...

produced by Ruth Rubin, 1906- (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins
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