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That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folksong Movement
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
Artists include Woody Guthrie, Almanac Singers, Lead Belly, Tom Glazer, Cisco Houston, Pete Seeger, Josh White, Burl Ives, and others. Few people have heard these songs composed and sung from 1940 to 1945 by artists primarily known for their influence on American folk music after 1945. Both the protest songs and...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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SOUNDIES Music of World War II
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performed by Various Artists (SOUNDIES, 2007), 50 mins
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Jon Hendricks: Tell Me the Truth
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directed by Audrey Lasbleiz, fl. 2008; produced by Thomas Schmitt, fl. 2006-2013, TV Rennes, Cityzen Télévision and Mosaique Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2008), 52 mins
This is the portrait of an emblematic man of the history of jazz. Enlisted during the Second World War, deserted and devoted his life to music. Jon Hendricks is known for inventing the vocalese called scat singing. Like in a musical, a funny situation makes him start singing.
directed by Audrey Lasbleiz, fl. 2008; produced by Thomas Schmitt, fl. 2006-2013, TV Rennes, Cityzen Télévision and Mosaique Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2008), 52 mins
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This Land is Your Land
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produced by Paul Espinoza, fl. 1968 and Margie Butler; performed by Paul Espinoza, fl. 1968 and Margie Butler, Paul & Margie; in 40 Most Popular American Folk Songs (CD 1) (ARC Music Productions, 1998), 2 mins
produced by Paul Espinoza, fl. 1968 and Margie Butler; performed by Paul Espinoza, fl. 1968 and Margie Butler, Paul & Margie; in 40 Most Popular American Folk Songs (CD 1) (ARC Music Productions, 1998), 2 mins
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written by John Minton; in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2008), 136-159
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performed by The Southern Sons; in 1940's Vocal Groups (1941-1944) (Document Records, 1997), 3 mins
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Army Bound Blues
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performed by Bill (Leroy's Buddy) Gaither, 1910-; in Bill Gaither Vol. 4 1939 (Document Records, 1994), 3 mins
performed by Bill (Leroy's Buddy) Gaither, 1910-; in Bill Gaither Vol. 4 1939 (Document Records, 1994), 3 mins
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Going Hollywood
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written by David E. Weaver; in Black Diva of the Thirties: The Life of Ruby Elzy (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2004), 154-166
written by David E. Weaver; in Black Diva of the Thirties: The Life of Ruby Elzy (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2004), 154-166
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The Modern Scene
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written by Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014; in Blues People: The Negro Experience in White America and the Music that Developed from It. (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1963), 187-248
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Hitler Song
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Lead Belly Ledbetter, 1885-1949; in Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 5 mins
This is volume 2 of a projected 3-volume set of Lead Belly's performances recorded by Moses Asch during the 1940s. The original masters now reside in the Folkways Archive at the Smithsonian Institution. Completely remastered from the best sources in our collections, this recording contains the highest sound qual...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Lead Belly Ledbetter, 1885-1949; in Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 5 mins
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