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The Blues - Music from the Documentary Film: By Sam Charters
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1967), 38 mins
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1967), 38 mins
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Washboard Band - Country Dance Music
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produced by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1956), 28 mins
Pete Seeger writes, "It is amazing how its ‘clickety, tick, pling clunk, punk, clonk' can cut through all the noises of a crowded dance floor." This celebration of the washboard's raspy rhythm features rousing tunes played by Seeger, William Edward Cook, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Frank Robertson.
produced by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1956), 28 mins
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Sonny Terry's Washboard Band
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1955), 25 mins
Blind harmonica player and singer Sonny Terry recorded a few records during the 1930s and 1940s, but found wider fame in the folk revival of the 1950s and 1960s. This recording features a washboard band—an ensemble that includes washboard, washtub bass (a development from the African earth bow), bones, and somet...
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1955), 25 mins
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