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There is No Eye: Music for Photographs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 1 hour 9 mins
In Music For Photographs, photographer, film maker, folklorist and musician John Cohen (of the New Lost City Ramblers) presents some of the finest American roots recordings ever made. On their own, these songs are authentic and captivating. Yet, they are only one half of a conceptual whole—Cohen has also releas...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2001), 1 hour 9 mins
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Lead Belly Sings for Children
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 3 mins
This new collection features delightful songs for young children as well as the work songs, blues, and spirituals Lead Belly used to teach children about the experiences and emotions of adult life. Originally reocrded in children's concerts and studios for asch and Folkways records in the 1940s, the 28 songs and...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 3 mins
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The Mississippi River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi
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produced by John Junkerman (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 2 hours 12 mins
This two-hour, 36 track, musical journey down the Mississippi from the headwaters to the delta captures the power and diversity of American music in the late 20th century. The music, recorded between 1995 and 1997 in small towns and large cities along the river, reflects centuries of interaction and experimentati...
produced by John Junkerman (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 2 hours 12 mins
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Dreams About Life
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produced by Charles T. Averett, fl. 1978 (Folkways Records, 1978), 37 mins

This album was the first release for folk musician and songwriter Guy Davis, and he has gone on to become one of the most luminous bluesmen around. His music features intricate finger work on the 12-string guitar; Pete Seeger and Fred Hellerman sit in on"Messages of the River."

produced by Charles T. Averett, fl. 1978 (Folkways Records, 1978), 37 mins
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Negro Folk Music of Alabama, Vol. 1: Secular Music
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(Folkways Records, 1951), 29 mins

In an attempt to break away from the caricature of black music that was popular in America during the 1950s, Harold Courlander compiled this collection as documentation of black music in Alabama in its purest form. This first volume of secular music highlights some of the different manifestations of black music...

(Folkways Records, 1951), 29 mins
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