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Southern Banjo Sounds
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
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Traditional Music from Grayson and Carroll Counties, Virginia: Songs, Tunes with Fiddle, Banjo and Band
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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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Dock Boggs, Vol. 2
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1965), 48 mins
Known for his passion for music, Dock Boggs "not only lived through Cumberland's long night but...prevailed over it. He has mastered it and infused its raw spirit and tragic temperament into his old songs," writes Jon Pankake in the liner notes. This album was recorded in 1964 at Boggs' sister's house, and Mike...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1965), 48 mins
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Folk Music from Nova Scotia
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produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1956), 54 mins
produced by Helen Creighton, 1899-1989 (Folkways Records, 1956), 54 mins
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Friends of Old Time Music
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produced by Peter K. Siegel, 1944- and John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1964), 53 mins
Founded in 1960 by Margot Mayo, Jean Ritchie, John Cohen, Ralph Rinzler, and Israel G. Young, the Friends of Old Time Music endeavored to bring traditional folk artists to New York City to show people "the real thing." This album features the artists who participated in the non-profit's concerts between 1961 and...
produced by Peter K. Siegel, 1944- and John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1964), 53 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 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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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1955), 48 mins
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Old-Time Music - It's All Around
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produced by Joe Wilson (Folkways Records, 1978), 45 mins
Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hutton presents a range of tunes and songs that to him exemplify "old time." For him, old time music has a less specific and more literal meaning: instead of describing only the sound of southern string bands, he insists it includes "New England dance music, jug band music, or Hawaiia...
produced by Joe Wilson (Folkways Records, 1978), 45 mins
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