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The High Lonesome Sound
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
The legendary Roscoe Holcomb performs 21 powerful songs shaped by the hard times and conflict between old and new that marked his life in the Kentucky mountains. A hard-hitting singer and banjo-player, he also performs unaccompanied ballads, banjo and harmonica solos, and with a guitar. These recordings from 196...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
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There Ain't No Way Out
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
Almost 40 Years ago the New Lost City Ramblers began their campaign of appreciation for Southern string band music, performing traditional music in traditional ways. Their vision and talent helped broaden popular music styles. In this, their first new recording in over 20 years, they offer a fresh look at old-ti...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 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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Out Standing in Their Field: The New Lost City Ramblers, Vol . 2, 1963-1973
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produced by Jon Pankake (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 13 mins
Tracy Schwartz joined Mike Seeger and John Cohen in the New Lost City Ramblers after Tom Paley left the group in 1963. The new chemistry between these fine musicians produced seven Folkways albums between 1963 and 1973. Intended as a companion to The Early Years (SF 40036), the 27 tracks on this 72-minute anthol...
produced by Jon Pankake (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 1 hour 13 mins
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The Doc Watson Family
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produced by Ralph Rinzler, 1934-1994 and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 2 mins
The depth and beauty of this extended family's musical skills is legendary among followers of traditional American music. Featured here are Watson family standards, including 11 previously unreleased performances. A Folkways classic. "This is gorgeous music, one of the best collections of old time music ever ca...
produced by Ralph Rinzler, 1934-1994 and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 2 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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Old Time North Carolina Mountain Music
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produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1985), 38 mins
produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1985), 38 mins
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Clawhammer Banjo
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produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1983), 39 mins
produced by John R. Craig, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1983), 39 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 31 mins
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produced by Joe Thomas (Folkways Records, 1981), 48 mins
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