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(Rounder Records, 1999), 42 mins
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Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina
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produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 57 mins
This "Minstrel of the Appalachians" performed hundreds of traditional songs and tunes that he learned from family members, neighbors, and other residents of western North Carolina. The breadth of Lunsford’s huge repertoire is represented, including ballads, folk songs, spirituals, 19th-century popular songs, an...
produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 57 mins
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Banjo Tunes and Songs
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produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
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Been Riding with Old Mosby
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produced by Ellen Victoria, fl. 1986 and Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1986), 39 mins
produced by Ellen Victoria, fl. 1986 and Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1986), 39 mins
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Body, Boots and Britches: Folk Songs of New York State
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 47 mins

Performed by the Golden Eagle String Band (who are still performing today), this collection brings together a sampling of songs that were collected by Harold W. Thompson in his book that bears the same name as the album "Body, Boots and Britches". The songs tell of the history of New York State, "from pirates to p...

(Folkways Records, 1982), 47 mins
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The Chattanooga Boys: Allen Brothers Vol. 2 (1930-1932)
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performed by The Allen Brothers (Document Records, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins, 23 page(s)
performed by The Allen Brothers (Document Records, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins, 23 page(s)
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Classic Mountain Songs from Smithsonian Folkways
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
Riding the wave of the renewed interest in traditional American music, Classic Mountain Songs From Smithsonian Folkways Recordings showcases a handful of the greatest mountain ballads as performed by some of the most influential folk singers and songwriters of the 20th century. This collection features many class...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 1 hour 11 mins
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The Train That Carried My Girl from Town
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produced by John Cohen, 1932-; performed by Roscoe Holcomb; in Close To Home (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
Recorded in Holcomb's home in eastern Kentucky, this album portrays the music of a master musician whose identification with his songs is intense, innate, and above all, honest. It's not for nothing that John Cohen, the man who recorded Close to Home, coined the phrase "the high lonesome sound" to describe Holc...
produced by John Cohen, 1932-; performed by Roscoe Holcomb; in Close To Home (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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David Davis and the Warrior River Boys
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produced by Otis Lynn Dillon, 1957-, David Davis and Josh Smith; performed by David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (Rebel, 2004), 39 mins
produced by Otis Lynn Dillon, 1957-, David Davis and Josh Smith; performed by David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (Rebel, 2004), 39 mins
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Dixie Banner
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performed by Tony Ellis, 1939- (Rounder Records, 1987), 36 mins
Tony Ellis' Dixie Banner is closer to traditional, 19th century string music than 20th-century bluegrass, and it's all the more distinctive and worthwhile as a result. Ellis' three-finger style enlivens the old-timey aspects of these original songs, creating an exceptionally musical blend of different traditional...
performed by Tony Ellis, 1939- (Rounder Records, 1987), 36 mins
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