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Echoes of Africa in Folk Songs of the Americas
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written by Beatrice Landeck (New York, NY: David McKay Company, 1961), 184 page(s)
written by Beatrice Landeck (New York, NY: David McKay Company, 1961), 184 page(s)
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American Folk Song Festival: Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman
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produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 56 mins
Created in 1931, the American Folk Song Festival helped Kentucky mountain singers share their music with the world. Perhaps more relevantly, it allowed the rest of the world to hear the music of these singers, including members of the Hatfield and McCoy families. This album was recorded in the 1950s, and feature...
produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 56 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 48 mins
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South Jersey Band
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 44 mins
The musicians featured in the South Jersey Band come from high schools throughout New Jersey, and they are selected by audition. For this recording, the band members rehearsed their material and presented the concert during one busy weekend. Dr. Irving Cheyette was the guest conductor.
(Folkways Records, 1957), 44 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 1: Country Brass Bands
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 40 mins
The fieldwork for this album sought to explore sources that would lead listeners back to the decades between the emancipation of the slaves in 1863 and 1900. The collector, Frederick Ramsey, Jr., endeavored to find old artists who had not yet been recorded, and with the single exception of Elder David Ross of New...
(Folkways Records, 1955), 40 mins
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