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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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Free and Equal Blues
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Elijah Wald (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
Josh White (1914-1969) was a brilliant musician whose vibrant guitar and rich vocals captivated audiences for decades. Recorded at the height of his career by Moses Asch in the 1940s, he performs these 26 blues, gospel, popular, and hard-hitting topical songs solo or accompanied by such contemporaries as Lead Bel...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Elijah Wald (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
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Shout On: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 3
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
This is the third and final volume of the Lead Belly Legacy Series, which makes available on CD all of the Lead Belly Performances originally recorded for Folkways Records during the 1940s. All three volumes— Shout On, Where Did You Sleep Last Night, and Bourgeois Blues—contain previously unreleased tracks, ext...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
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Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 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 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
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The Folkways Years, 1959-1961
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produced by Kip Lornell and Dave Van Ronk, 1936-2002 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
Rough, gritty folk guitarist and singer, Van Ronk is one of the genre's most expressive musicians. These 20 tracks represent Van Ronk's best loved material and reveal his original synthesis of jazz and folk. Titles include Willie the Weeper, Come Back Baby, and Yas, Yas, Yas. Van Ronk's handpicked favorites fro...
produced by Kip Lornell and Dave Van Ronk, 1936-2002 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
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Big Bill Broonzy Sings Folk Songs
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 35 mins
Cut in 1956, these tracks catch Broonzy in fine form near the end of his distinguished career. His powerful voice and guitar are showcased in a set which includes traditional blues, gospel, and folk songs all performed with undeniable authority. "Broonzy moves with amazing ease from silky croon to brassy howl......
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 35 mins
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Just Enough
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produced by Patrick Sky, 1943- (Folkways Records, 1968), 44 mins
produced by Patrick Sky, 1943- (Folkways Records, 1968), 44 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1968), 38 mins
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Twelve-String Guitar: Folk Songs and Blues Sung and Played by Fred Gerlach
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produced by George Ohye and Jerry Silverman, 1931- (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins
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Dave Van Ronk Sings
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 51 mins
Born in Brooklyn in 1936, Dave Van Ronk was Bob Dylan's "first New York guru," writes Dylan's biographer Robert Shelton. "Dave Van Ronk was the musical mayor of MacDougal Street," Shelton continues, "and...a walking museum of the blues." This album features fifteen songs, including a parody of "Nearer My God to...
(Folkways Records, 1961), 51 mins
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