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Been Here and Gone
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written by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., 1915-1995 (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1960), 177 page(s)
written by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., 1915-1995 (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1960), 177 page(s)
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Go Down, Old Hannah
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performed by Folksmiths; in We've Got Some Singing to Do (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
In 1957, eight Oberlin students undertook a summer-long journey, sharing their enthusiasm and teaching songs, folk dances, folk games, and instrument making to camp and concert attendees from Pennsylvania to Maine. This album features seventeen songs suitable for singalongs.
performed by Folksmiths; in We've Got Some Singing to Do (Folkways Records, 1958), 2 mins
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The Chickens and Crows
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in Music from the South, Vol. 6: Elder Songsters, 1 (Folkways Records, 1956), 1 min

Of Elder Songsters 1 & 2, Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "The mothers, fathers, grandmothers, and grandfathers [have] kept the music alive and burning in the home. There are ways of singing hymns and other songs that are peculiar to the family unit, and to [the] everyday environment... It is this everyday environ...

in Music from the South, Vol. 6: Elder Songsters, 1 (Folkways Records, 1956), 1 min
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Moose and Bear Calls
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produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989; in Folk Music from Nova Scotia (Folkways Records, 1956), 4 mins
produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989; in Folk Music from Nova Scotia (Folkways Records, 1956), 4 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 4: Horace Sprott, 3
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 43 mins
Horace Sprott, born around 1890, performs on Volumes 2, 3, and 4 of this series. Frederic Ramsey, Jr. writes, "There were many men like Sprott...[who] passed from one hard time to another, never forgetting the song. In that way, the tradition and the repertoire grew, and a body of poetic expression emerged. Thi...
(Folkways Records, 1955), 43 mins
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Negro Folk Music of Alabama, Vol. 1: Secular Music
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(Folkways Records, 1951), 29 mins

In an attempt to break away from the caricature of black music that was popular in America during the 1950s, Harold Courlander compiled this collection as documentation of black music in Alabama in its purest form. This first volume of secular music highlights some of the different manifestations of black music...

(Folkways Records, 1951), 29 mins
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The Negro and His Songs: A Study of Typical Negro Songs in the South
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written by Howard Washington Odum, 1884-1954 and Guy B. Johnson, 1901-1991 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1925), 306 page(s)
written by Howard Washington Odum, 1884-1954 and Guy B. Johnson, 1901-1991 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1925), 306 page(s)
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