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Buckminster Fuller Speaks His Mind
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(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 41 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Topics of discussion range from why the educational system is "vulnerable," "inadequate" and "erroneous"...
(Cook Records, 2012), 4 hours 41 mins
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The Clock is Stopping: The Human Scenario
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(Cook Records, 2012), 3 hours 5 mins
The visionary, designer, architect, poet, author and inventor who brought the term "synergy" into the realm of popular speech, Buckminster Fuller shares many of his original ideas in this series of monologues. Here he broaches problems as large as those of reality (and that reality no longer constitutes what one...
(Cook Records, 2012), 3 hours 5 mins
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Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia
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produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
The sounds and social history of African American banjo playing—32 superb instrumentals and vocals, recorded between 1974 and 1997. Extensively annotated with performer's life histories, tunings, lyrics, bibliography, and discography. The banjo's gourd ancestors came to the Americas with enslaved Africans, forg...
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
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Southern Banjo Sounds
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
The legendary Roscoe Holcomb performs 21 powerful songs shaped by the hard times and conflict between old and new that marked his life in the Kentucky mountains. A hard-hitting singer and banjo-player, he also performs unaccompanied ballads, banjo and harmonica solos, and with a guitar. These recordings from 196...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
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Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky
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produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
The oldest English-language religious music in oral tradition in North America, the lined-out, congregational hymnody of the Old Regular Baptists, is heard in the heart of the coal-mining country of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. This music of worship once was the common way of singing sacred song in the Ame...
produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
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The Complete Folkways Recordings
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 14 mins
Although Johnson is one of the blues most brilliant and influential guitarists, it is these rare cuts that reveal a powerfully emotive vocalist. Recorded in 1967, these solo studio sessions are marked by superb guitar accompaniment. However, it is Johnson's voice that commands our attention with 24 tales of class...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 14 mins
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American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 5 mins
This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and others, including Smiley Hobbs. A banjo classic that runs 60 minutes in length. "...[A]s unspoiled as the day they were recorded..." — Rolling Sto...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 5 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1984), 38 mins
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Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 4
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1983), 47 mins
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