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Break That Party and Opening
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produced by Melvin Van Peebles, 1932-; performed by Joe Keyes, Jr., fl. 1970-1974 and Avon Long, 1910-1984; in The Melvin Van Peebles Collection Part 2: Don't Play Us Cheap (Stax Records, 1999), 2 mins
produced by Melvin Van Peebles, 1932-; performed by Joe Keyes, Jr., fl. 1970-1974 and Avon Long, 1910-1984; in The Melvin Van Peebles Collection Part 2: Don't Play Us Cheap (Stax Records, 1999), 2 mins
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Deep River of Song: Mississippi - Saints & Sinners
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produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
produced by Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
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Norman Blake: Live at McCabe's
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performed by Norman Blake and Nancy Blake (Takoma, 1999), 38 mins, 11 page(s)
Long cherished by Norman Blake's fans as one of the greatest flatpicking albums of all time, Live at McCabe's isn't as essential as some of the guitarist's studio records of the time (see Whiskey Before Breakfast), but there's a warm, ramshackle beauty about this concert that is every bit as charming. Originally r...
performed by Norman Blake and Nancy Blake (Takoma, 1999), 38 mins, 11 page(s)
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Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia
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produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
The sounds and social history of African American banjo playing—32 superb instrumentals and vocals, recorded between 1974 and 1997. Extensively annotated with performer's life histories, tunings, lyrics, bibliography, and discography. The banjo's gourd ancestors came to the Americas with enslaved Africans, forg...
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
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Allen Ginsberg: Howl and Other Poems
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produced by Bill Belmont; performed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 (Fantasy, 1998), 57 mins
produced by Bill Belmont; performed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 (Fantasy, 1998), 57 mins
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Southern Banjo Sounds
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 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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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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Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 hours 18 mins
This double-CD reissue documents a central aspect of the cultural environment of the Civil Rights Movement, acknowledging songs as the language that focused people's energy. These 43 tracks are a series of musical images, of a people in coversation about their determination to be free. Many of the songs were rec...
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 hours 18 mins
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