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What Would You Give in Exchange for Your Soul?
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015; performed by Bobby Harrison and Cullen Galyean; in Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1983), 4 mins
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015; performed by Bobby Harrison and Cullen Galyean; in Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1983), 4 mins
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The Wandering Folksong
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
This album of folk songs by moonlighting biologist Sam Hinton demonstrates the porous boundaries between folk and popular music. Here, Hinton sings material from a wide variety of sources, including American family songbooks and P. W. Joyce's venerated collection of Irish tunes and ballads.
(Folkways Records, 1966), 43 mins
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Hawaii Ponai and Aloha Oe
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produced by Richard Martin; performed by Arthur Pryor, 1870-1942, Arthur Pryor's Band; in Arthur Pryor and His Band: Echoes from Asbury Park, Two Command Performance Concerts (Archeophone Records, 2006), 3 mins
produced by Richard Martin; performed by Arthur Pryor, 1870-1942, Arthur Pryor's Band; in Arthur Pryor and His Band: Echoes from Asbury Park, Two Command Performance Concerts (Archeophone Records, 2006), 3 mins
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Black Music of Two Worlds
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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
"The subject of this album is the meeting of three musical traditions—African, Arab, and European—to create a fourth tradition of great richness and international impact, that of the Black New World. It is hardly surprising that Afro-American music is so rich. It draws form three major European sources—Englis...
produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 31 mins
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written by Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014; in Blues People: The Negro Experience in White America and the Music that Developed from It. (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1963), 44-61
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Dillard Chandler: The End of an Old Song
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1975), 39 mins
In his introduction to the original liner notes, John Cohen writes, "With Dillard Chandler, the ballads are not just a preservation of something that is passing. They are his connection to the world as he grew up in it. They are not merely stories which he passes on, but contain moral and amour-al positions by w...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1975), 39 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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Favorite Gospel Songs
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 52 mins
By presenting hymnal standards like "Amazing Grace" alongside newly-composed religious pieces performed on the radio, this album demonstrates that the sacred song tradition is a vital and dynamic part of Southern music. Harry and Jeanie West bring their Appalachian musical roots to each rendition.
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 52 mins
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Ninety and Nine
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produced by Frank Warner; performed by Frank Proffitt; in Frank Proffitt Sings Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
A native of Beech Mountain in the northwest corner of North Carolina, singer and banjo player Frank Proffitt's tremendous repertoire inspired musicians interested in old time music. This collection features local ballads, and its liner notes contain copious quotations and anecdotes from Proffitt.
produced by Frank Warner; performed by Frank Proffitt; in Frank Proffitt Sings Folk Songs (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 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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