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The Ritchie Family of Kentucky
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produced by Jean Ritchie, 1922-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins
Inspired to share her musical life at home with audiences beyond the kitchen door, Jean Ritchie compiled this album of songs and stories from her family. Unlike studio recordings, this collection places each song in its social context, and Ritchie's extensive notes and interview transcriptions are both informativ...
produced by Jean Ritchie, 1922-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 44 mins
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Farewell to Old Beaver
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produced by Stuart Marshall Jamieson and Margot Mayo, fl. 1947; performed by Rufus Crisp; in Rufus Crisp (Folkways Records, 1972), 8 mins
Banjo player and raconteur Rufus Crisp (1880-1955) was born, lived, and died in mountainous eastern Kentucky. This album, whose liner notes provide extensive biographical and contextual information, was recorded in Rufus' home in Floyd County between 1946 and 1955 as part of a collection in the Archive of Folk So...
produced by Stuart Marshall Jamieson and Margot Mayo, fl. 1947; performed by Rufus Crisp; in Rufus Crisp (Folkways Records, 1972), 8 mins
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Somewhere in Those Hills
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performed by Smokey Joe Miller, 1918-2009; in Silver Threads Among the Gold (Folkways Records, 1983), 3 mins
performed by Smokey Joe Miller, 1918-2009; in Silver Threads Among the Gold (Folkways Records, 1983), 3 mins
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Southeast Alaska Folk Tradition, Vol. 1: Exploration and Discovery, 1786-1897
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produced by Barry Roderick, fl. 1981 and John Ingalls, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins

This album recorded in 1980, is in part a spoken record that recounts Alaskan folktales, interspersed with traditional guitar interludes, live recordings of dances and chants and other songs. The disparate pieces brought together on this album recount Alaskan History through a diversity of perspectives; that is bo...

produced by Barry Roderick, fl. 1981 and John Ingalls, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1981), 52 mins
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Vol. 4: Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 47 mins

Washington DC’s The Country Gentleman bring together a collection of classic Bluegrass songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains. The album compiles a mix of both fast energetic songs and slow ballads that reflect the wide repertoire of The Country Gentlemen and the styles of Bluegrass. The Country Gentleman performed...

(Folkways Records, 1973), 47 mins
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performed by Bob Connelly, fl. 1975; in Yankee Go Home: Songs of Protest Against American Imperialism (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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