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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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An Interview with William O. Douglas
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1957), 16 mins
produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1957), 16 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1976), 56 mins
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produced by Bernard Sanders, 1941- (Folkways Records, 1979), 28 mins
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Huey Newton Speaks
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produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Paredon Records, 1970), 48 mins

Huey P. Newton, one of the founding members of the Black Panther Party, was arrested in the late 1960s on charges of shooting a police officer. In this 1970 interview recorded in his prison cell, Newton explains his views on many social and political issues of the time. Among the topics discussed are Newton’s...

produced by Irwin Silber, 1925-2010 (Paredon Records, 1970), 48 mins
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An Interview with Dr. Robert M. Hutchins
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produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1958), 30 mins
produced by Howard Langer, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1958), 30 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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Memphis Slim - Favorite Blues Singers
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 44 mins
In the spoken introduction that opens this recording, Memphis Slim says, "I'm doing something now that I've always wanted to do. This is my interpretation of some of my favorite blues singers—some of the greatest blues singers of all time." In addition to Memphis Slim's thoughtful performances, this album featu...
(Folkways Records, 1973), 44 mins
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