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I Am Somebody
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produced by Lee Hildebrand, fl. 1957; performed by Voices Of Victory; in Golden Age Gospel Choirs (1954-1963) (Specialty Records, 1997), 3 mins
produced by Lee Hildebrand, fl. 1957; performed by Voices Of Victory; in Golden Age Gospel Choirs (1954-1963) (Specialty Records, 1997), 3 mins
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Last Days of the Suicide Kid
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performed by Mike Bloomfield, 1944-1981; in Takoma Eclectic Sampler (Takoma, 1997), 3 mins
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The Meaning of Singing (Spoken)
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produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943-; performed by Indian Bottom Association of Old Regular Baptists; in Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 12 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-; performed by Indian Bottom Association of Old Regular Baptists; in Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 12 mins
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No Room at the Inn / The Last Month of the Year
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002 and Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944-; performed by Vera Hall Ward; in Southern Journey: Sheep, Sheep Don'tcha Know the Road? - Southern Music, Sacred and Sinful, Volume 6 (Rounder Records, 1997), 9 mins
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A Talk on the World
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 5 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; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 5 mins
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Music of American Politics
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(Collector Records, 1996), 59 mins

Recorded in Washington, DC, in 1997, Joe Glazer documents American political history through campaign songs. From America’s first campaign songs for William Henry Harrison in 1840 to Bill Clinton in 1992, Glazer shares with listeners a rich overview of political songs in this country. Each track begins with a...

(Collector Records, 1996), 59 mins
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Dedication
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produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron; performed by Bascom Lamar Lunsford; in Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 5 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; performed by Bascom Lamar Lunsford; in Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 5 mins
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Jimmy Longhi Story
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; in That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folksong Movement (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 6 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; in That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folksong Movement (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 6 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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