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When I Was a Boy in Brooklyn
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produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

"This record is an unabashed reconstruction of a piece of American life that disappeared between [the World Wars]," says Israel Kaplan in his "autobiography." He remembers—pulling no punches—the colorful games, sayings ("Iodine if you can see it; aspirin if you can’t."), riddles, rhymes, superstitions, epithet...

produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins
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Joseph Lamb: A Study in Classic Ragtime
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1960), 41 mins
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1960), 41 mins
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Furry Lewis
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1960), 36 mins
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1960), 36 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 4: The Birth of Jazz
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1959), 42 mins
This compilation remembers the early days of jazz, when Buddy Bolden's band started playing its iconoclastic arrangements of new songs. Recorded interviews join instrumental rags and cabaret music in this sonic snapshot of New Orleans history.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1959), 42 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 5: New Orleans Jazz: The Flowering
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1959), 37 mins
A collection of fine performances by Punch Miller, Peter Bocage, the Eureka Brass Band, and others, this album documents the remnants of the 1920s jazz style that were still performed in 1950s New Orleans. Interview recordings and extensive liner notes by Samuel B. Charters enrich this historic compilation.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1959), 37 mins
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American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
See also: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued series of American Favorite Ballads.
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1959), 45 mins
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An Interview with Al Capp
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 31 mins
produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 31 mins
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An Interview with James A. Farley
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 30 mins
produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 30 mins
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An Interview with Margaret Mead
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 31 mins

Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead looks back over her exceptional career, discussing with Howard Lander her interest in "primitive" societies, her first fieldwork experiences, and insightful observations on the American character.

produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1959), 31 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1959), 49 mins
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