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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1955), 48 mins
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Davy Crockett Autobiography Read by Bill Hayes
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 32 mins

Taking advantage of the obvious interest in the American hero Davy Crockett during the 1950s, Bill Hayes released this reading of Davy Crockett’s Own Story that is sure to still excite listeners today. The liner notes of this album include a full transcription of the text with which you can read along.

(Folkways Records, 1955), 32 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 2: Horace Sprott, 1
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 38 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), 38 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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Music from the South, Vol. 3: Horace Sprott, 2
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 41 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), 41 mins
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Footnotes to Jazz, Vol. 1: Baby Dodds Talking and Drum Solos
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(Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
This fascinating album follows jazz drummer Baby Dodds as he demonstrates the sonic elements of his famous solos and discusses these component parts with the attentive audience. From a discussion of drumming in the 1920s to a tom-tom "workout," Dodds' album is as entertaining as it is educational.
(Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins
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