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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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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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Dock Boggs, Vol. 3
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins

Moran "Dock" Boggs, miner and musician, was first recognized for his "unorthodox" playing style. His popularity only grew after he was featured on the Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW40090) in 1952 and made Boggs one of the most influential musicians in America. This third installment of Boggs’ music on...

produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins
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Dock Boggs, Vol. 2
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1965), 48 mins
Known for his passion for music, Dock Boggs "not only lived through Cumberland's long night but...prevailed over it. He has mastered it and infused its raw spirit and tragic temperament into his old songs," writes Jon Pankake in the liner notes. This album was recorded in 1964 at Boggs' sister's house, and Mike...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1965), 48 mins
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Excerpts from Interviews with Dock Boggs, Legendary Banjo Player and Singer
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 2 mins

Mike Seeger interviews Dock Boggs, a Virginia coal miner, banjo player and singer of old-time Appalachian mountain music and blues. Boggs once garnered a record deal with Brunswick to record 24 tracks, but he only completed eight before quitting and returning to Virginia during the 1920s. He was all but forgotten...

(Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 2 mins
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Phipps Family - Faith, Love and Tragedy
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produced by Ralph Rinzler, 1934-1994 (Folkways Records, 1965), 39 mins
Influenced by the legendary Carter Family, the Phipps Family was known for its personal yet deeply traditional style. This album includes ballads, traditional hymns, and two originals: Kathleen's "Forsaken Lover" and A. L.'s "The Red Jacket Mine Explosion."
produced by Ralph Rinzler, 1934-1994 (Folkways Records, 1965), 39 mins
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Dock Boggs: Legendary Singer and Banjo Player
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1964), 49 mins
Banjo player Dock Boggs once said, "Lonesome songs always appealed to me." This collection features classic dark and lonely songs like "Pretty Polly" and "Oh Death." Meant as a companion album to FW05458, this volume's liner notes include background information on Boggs, miscellaneous facts, and banjo tunings fo...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1964), 49 mins
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Banjo Tunes and Songs
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produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
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Buell Kazee Sings and Plays
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produced by Gene Bluestein, 1928-2002 (Folkways Records, 1958), 56 mins
produced by Gene Bluestein, 1928-2002 (Folkways Records, 1958), 56 mins
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