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Bright Sunny South
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performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Back Roads to Cold Mountain (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 4 mins
Charles Frazier's novel and the film Cold Mountain opened the door to a world of Appalachian history, life, and music. Now, John Cohen and Smithsonian Folkways take you all the way home to the source and the spirit of Appalachia in the signature sounds of its musical elders. Descendents of the 19th-century Appal...
performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Back Roads to Cold Mountain (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 4 mins
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Country Blues
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performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Classic Old-Time Music from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 4 mins
This collection of old-time social and instrumental string-band music spotlights instrumental prowess. Old-time music features playing styles that pre-date bluegrass, emerging from the string band tradition stretching back to the early years of United States history. Both African-American and Anglo-American ingr...
performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Classic Old-Time Music from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 4 mins
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Sugar Baby
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Classic Mountain Songs from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 3 mins
Riding the wave of the renewed interest in traditional American music, Classic Mountain Songs From Smithsonian Folkways Recordings showcases a handful of the greatest mountain ballads as performed by some of the most influential folk singers and songwriters of the 20th century. This collection features many class...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Classic Mountain Songs from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 3 mins
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His Folkways Years, 1963-1968
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 2 hours 25 mins
Dock Boggs recorded only 12 songs in the 1920s, but his raw, powerful singing and distinctive banjo-playing caused Harry Smith to include him in his Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW 40090) and Mike Seeger to search for him in the hills of Kentucky in 1963. A new series of recording sessions captured the 50 b...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 2 hours 25 mins
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Sugar Baby
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 3 mins
In the 1950's and sixties musician-collector Mike Seeger, inspired by the great folksong collectors of the 1930's, visited traditional musicians of the rural South. This is his handpicked selection of the recordings made during those visits. Included in the 38 selections are previously unreleased recordings by t...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 3 mins
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Oh Death
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produced by Blanton Owen, 1945-1988; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Virginia Traditions: Ballads from British Tradition (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1978), 3 mins
produced by Blanton Owen, 1945-1988; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Virginia Traditions: Ballads from British Tradition (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1978), 3 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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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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Mistreated Mama Blues
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produced by Peter K. Siegel, 1944- and John Cohen, 1932-; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Friends of Old Time Music (Folkways Records, 1964), 2 mins
Founded in 1960 by Margot Mayo, Jean Ritchie, John Cohen, Ralph Rinzler, and Israel G. Young, the Friends of Old Time Music endeavored to bring traditional folk artists to New York City to show people "the real thing." This album features the artists who participated in the non-profit's concerts between 1961 and...
produced by Peter K. Siegel, 1944- and John Cohen, 1932-; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Friends of Old Time Music (Folkways Records, 1964), 2 mins
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