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The Melvin Van Peebles Collection Part 2: Don't Play Us Cheap
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produced by Melvin Van Peebles, 1932- (Stax Records, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
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Sounds of North American Frogs
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produced by Charles M. Bogert, 1908-1992 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 59 mins
The amphibian song revival begins here! This classic of both biological fieldwork and natural sound recordings, originally released by Folkways in 1958, presents 57 species of frogs and toads on 92 tracks, digitally remastered from the original master tapes. Compiled and narrated by renowned herpetologist Charle...
produced by Charles M. Bogert, 1908-1992 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 59 mins
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Smithsonian Folkways Children's Collection
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 57 mins
Twenty-six songs, play-party games, and poems selected from over 200 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records present a panorama of music performed for and by young children. Includes notes, song texts, and a complete list of recordings for children. Well-loved songs and unexpected treasures from Lea...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 57 mins
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Golden Age Gospel Choirs (1954-1963)
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produced by Lee Hildebrand, fl. 1957 (Specialty Records, 1997), 1 hour 10 mins
produced by Lee Hildebrand, fl. 1957 (Specialty Records, 1997), 1 hour 10 mins
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Takoma Eclectic Sampler
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performed by Mike Bloomfield, 1944-1981 (Takoma, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins, 17 page(s)
performed by Mike Bloomfield, 1944-1981 (Takoma, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins, 17 page(s)
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Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky
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produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
The oldest English-language religious music in oral tradition in North America, the lined-out, congregational hymnody of the Old Regular Baptists, is heard in the heart of the coal-mining country of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. This music of worship once was the common way of singing sacred song in the Ame...
produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
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Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 17 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 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 17 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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That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folksong Movement
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
Artists include Woody Guthrie, Almanac Singers, Lead Belly, Tom Glazer, Cisco Houston, Pete Seeger, Josh White, Burl Ives, and others. Few people have heard these songs composed and sung from 1940 to 1945 by artists primarily known for their influence on American folk music after 1945. Both the protest songs and...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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The Poetry of Sterling Brown
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written by Sterling A. Brown; produced by Yusef Jones (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 54 mins
Poet, critic, legendary teacher, irreverent raconteur Sterling Brown reads 21 of his most memorable poems. The verses resonate with the music of the life he saw around him—the blues sung to lost loves, chants of saints praying to be in the number, tragic-comic cries in the face of hatred and injustice, and jubil...
written by Sterling A. Brown; produced by Yusef Jones (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 54 mins
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