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(Alexander Street, 2009), 20 mins
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Peter La Farge Sings of the Cowboys: Cowboy, Ranch and Rodeo Songs, and Cattle Calls
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 41 mins
A member of the extinct Nargaset tribe, La Farge was adopted by the Tewa tribe of the Hopi Nation. His stepfather raised him and taught him about horses and the cowboy life, and here La Farge sings trail songs, roping songs, night herding ballads, and rodeo tunes.
(Folkways Records, 1963), 41 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 10: Been Here and Gone
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 43 mins

On this album, Frederic Ramsey, Jr. presents an overview of the material introduced in previous volumes of the Music from the South series. He organizes this compilation into two categories—"Sounds and Music"and "Saints and the Devil"—that encompass secular and religious music from Alabama, Louisiana, and Mis...

(Folkways Records, 1960), 43 mins
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Afro-American Music: A Demonstration Recording
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produced by Willis James (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 hour 46 mins

Willis James, former chairman of the Music Department at Spelman College, looks at how the complex musical and linguistic practices of west coast African cultures have been translated into the musical practices of African Americans. In this lecture performance, he covers spirituals, work songs, blues and jazz.

produced by Willis James (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 hour 46 mins
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Every Tone a Testimony
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produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 27 mins
This double CD draws upon the collection at the Smithsonian Folkways archive to create a history of African American life and culture in sound—an aural history. Encompassing both the African American oral and literary traditions, these 59 tracks feature an unparalleled assembly of voices in music, oratory, poetr...
produced by Robert H. Catalotti, 1955- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 2 hours 27 mins
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Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins

This 1965 recording traces the evolution of African American folk music from the South.The oral tradition of folk music in the African American community has demonstrated a perseverence through the eras of slavery and segregation while embracing and influencing American popular music through songs, lyrics and perf...

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins
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New York 19
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 38 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 38 mins
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Millions of Musicians
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 36 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1954), 36 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 1: Music of the Streets: Music of Mardi Gras
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 37 mins
This fascinating collection of music from the streets of New Orleans was recorded between 1954 and 1958, and includes an inspiring variety of material, from vegetable peddlers' street cries to the musical saw and brass bands, from a shoeshine boy's hambone to Sister Dora Alexander's impassioned "Russia, Let God's...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 37 mins
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