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Fiddle Tunes of the Lewis & Clark Era
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produced by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams and Howard Marshall, fl. 2007; performed by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams, Howard Marshall, fl. 2007 and John Williams, 1932-, The New Columbia Fiddlers (Voyager Records, 2007), 58 mins
produced by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams and Howard Marshall, fl. 2007; performed by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams, Howard Marshall, fl. 2007 and John Williams, 1932-, The New Columbia Fiddlers (Voyager Records, 2007), 58 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 14 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 14 mins
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Railroad Fever:  Songs of America's Railroads
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produced by Wayne Erbsen, fl. 1973; performed by Wayne Erbsen, fl. 1973 (Native Ground Music, 1998), 49 mins
produced by Wayne Erbsen, fl. 1973; performed by Wayne Erbsen, fl. 1973 (Native Ground Music, 1998), 49 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), 58 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), 58 mins
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Dreamer's Waltz
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performed by Scott Nygaard, 1955- (Rounder Records, 1996), 51 mins
1996's Dreamer's Waltz is Scott Nygaard's second solo release. These songs are vibrant with fiddle and guitar, the heartfully played. "Icewater" has the traditional bluegrass style, as does the fast-paced instrumental number "Crockett's Honeymoon," and there's an old-timey sound on "Evening Shade." "Mind the Gap"...
performed by Scott Nygaard, 1955- (Rounder Records, 1996), 51 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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(Rounder Records, 1992), 1 hour 15 mins
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Dancing Home
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performed by Stephen Wade, 1953- (Rounder Records, 1992), 40 mins
Dancing Home is a collection of traditional, pre-bluegrass banjo songs that Stephen Wade learned from early country recording and performing artists like Frank Profitt, Dee Hicks, Sam & Kirk McGee, Frank Jenkins and Fleming Brown. Wade's versions are skilled and affectionate, helping to keep these ancient tunes al...
performed by Stephen Wade, 1953- (Rounder Records, 1992), 40 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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