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New York City: Global Beat of the Boroughs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 8 mins
New York's soundscape is as varied and distinctive as its skyline. But the cultural diversity and musical virtuosity featured here will surprise listeners who think they know the "real" New York. Featuring outstanding grassroots ensembles from more than a dozen of New York's most vibrant ethnic communities, this...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 8 mins
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Calypso After Midnight!: The Live Midnight Special Concert, Town Hall, New York City, 1946
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produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- and Jeffrey A. Greenberg, fl. 1992; performed by Gerald Clark and His Invaders (Rounder Records, 1999), 52 mins
produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- and Jeffrey A. Greenberg, fl. 1992; performed by Gerald Clark and His Invaders (Rounder Records, 1999), 52 mins
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Island in the Sun - His 45 Finest 1952-1962 (2 CD Set)
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produced by Dennis Farnon; performed by Harry Belafonte, 1927- (Nimbus, 2013), 2 hours 36 mins, 45 page(s)
produced by Dennis Farnon; performed by Harry Belafonte, 1927- (Nimbus, 2013), 2 hours 36 mins, 45 page(s)
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(Rounder Records, 1992), 48 mins
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Neville Marcano: The Growling Tiger of Calypso
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002; performed by Neville Marcano "The Growling Tiger", 1915-1993, Vivian Moses, Randolph Phipps, Ralph Charles, Paul Gervais, fl. 1966, Samuel Mira, Eugene Brito, Robert Charles and Emmanuel Williams (Rounder Records, 1998), 46 mins
produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002; performed by Neville Marcano "The Growling Tiger", 1915-1993, Vivian Moses, Randolph Phipps, Ralph Charles, Paul Gervais, fl. 1966, Samuel Mira, Eugene Brito, Robert Charles and Emmanuel Williams (Rounder Records, 1998), 46 mins
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Roots of Black Music in America
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 20 mins

This two volume-collection, is a survey of instrumental and vocal music from African cultures as well as from African American musicians in the southern United States. Producer Samuel Charters created the album with the intent to provide musical examples from "two worlds" through traditional offerings of African...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1972), 1 hour 20 mins
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Calypso in New York
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produced by John Cowley, fl. 2000 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 14 mins
Inspired improvisation and compelling rhythms, created by piano, small orchestra, and sometimes a drum and hand clapping, characterize these performances, which Lord invader (Rupert Westmore Grant, 1914-1962) recorded for Moses Asch in the 1940s and 1950s. Whether recounting events in Trinidad, describing his exp...
produced by John Cowley, fl. 2000 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 14 mins
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Carnival Song
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002; performed by Irene McQueen and Claude George; in Carribean Voyage: Grenada- Creole and Yoruba Voices (Rounder Records, 2001), 2 mins
produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002; performed by Irene McQueen and Claude George; in Carribean Voyage: Grenada- Creole and Yoruba Voices (Rounder Records, 2001), 2 mins
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Calypso Freedom
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-; in Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 6 mins
This double-CD reissue documents a central aspect of the cultural environment of the Civil Rights Movement, acknowledging songs as the language that focused people's energy. These 43 tracks are a series of musical images, of a people in coversation about their determination to be free. Many of the songs were rec...
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942-; in Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 6 mins
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