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performed by Booker T. Sapps (Alexander Street, 2009), 53 mins
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Deep River of Song: Mississippi - Saints & Sinners
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produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
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Morning Grub Holler
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943-; in Cowboy Songs on Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 18 secs
Fifteen performers sing, boast, tell stories, holler, and recite poetry on 26 tracks that portray the life and times of honest, hard-working cowboys. Features performers from many backgrounds with a wide variety of musical styles. Includes Pete Seeger's Home on the Range, Cisco Houston's Little Joe and the Wrang...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943-; in Cowboy Songs on Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 18 secs
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Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins

This 1965 recording traces the evolution of African American folk music from the South.The oral tradition of folk music in the African American community has demonstrated a perseverence through the eras of slavery and segregation while embracing and influencing American popular music through songs, lyrics and perf...

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins
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Cattle Calls
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performed by Peter La Farge, 1931-1965; in Peter La Farge Sings of the Cowboys: Cowboy, Ranch and Rodeo Songs, and Cattle Calls (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 min
A member of the extinct Nargaset tribe, La Farge was adopted by the Tewa tribe of the Hopi Nation. His stepfather raised him and taught him about horses and the cowboy life, and here La Farge sings trail songs, roping songs, night herding ballads, and rodeo tunes.
performed by Peter La Farge, 1931-1965; in Peter La Farge Sings of the Cowboys: Cowboy, Ranch and Rodeo Songs, and Cattle Calls (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 min
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produced by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel, 1877-1935; in The Demonstration Collection of E.M. von Hornbostel and the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 min
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My Little Annie, So Sweet
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(1939); performed by Horace Sprott, 1890-; in Music from the South, Vol. 10: Been Here and Gone (Folkways Records, 1960), 2 mins

On this album, Frederic Ramsey, Jr. presents an overview of the material introduced in previous volumes of the Music from the South series. He organizes this compilation into two categories—"Sounds and Music"and "Saints and the Devil"—that encompass secular and religious music from Alabama, Louisiana, and Mis...

(1939); performed by Horace Sprott, 1890-; in Music from the South, Vol. 10: Been Here and Gone (Folkways Records, 1960), 2 mins
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Go Down, Old Hannah
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performed by Folksmiths; in We've Got Some Singing to Do (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
In 1957, eight Oberlin students undertook a summer-long journey, sharing their enthusiasm and teaching songs, folk dances, folk games, and instrument making to camp and concert attendees from Pennsylvania to Maine. This album features seventeen songs suitable for singalongs.
performed by Folksmiths; in We've Got Some Singing to Do (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
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The Chickens and Crows
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in Music from the South, Vol. 6: Elder Songsters, 1 (Folkways Records, 1956), 1 min

Of Elder Songsters 1 & 2, Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "The mothers, fathers, grandmothers, and grandfathers [have] kept the music alive and burning in the home. There are ways of singing hymns and other songs that are peculiar to the family unit, and to [the] everyday environment... It is this everyday environ...

in Music from the South, Vol. 6: Elder Songsters, 1 (Folkways Records, 1956), 1 min
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