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Out Among the Stars
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produced by Darrell Scott, 1959-; performed by Darrell Scott, 1959-, Fisk Jubilee Singers; in Modern Hymns (Appleseed, 2008), 6 mins
produced by Darrell Scott, 1959-; performed by Darrell Scott, 1959-, Fisk Jubilee Singers; in Modern Hymns (Appleseed, 2008), 6 mins
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Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins

This 1965 recording traces the evolution of African American folk music from the South.The oral tradition of folk music in the African American community has demonstrated a perseverence through the eras of slavery and segregation while embracing and influencing American popular music through songs, lyrics and perf...

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins
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Music from the South, Vol. 9: Song and Worship
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(Folkways Records, 1956), 45 mins

This collection presents group singing from the Morning Star Baptist Church in New Orleans and examples of religious music from itinerant performers, and includes several song-like prayers from the congregation of the First Independent Holy Church of God in New Orleans.

(Folkways Records, 1956), 45 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 2: Music of the Eureka Brass Band
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
New Orleans has been known for its brass bands since the early nineteenth century. The Eureka was formed in the 1920s, and as the years passed it attracted the city's best musicians. In this 1958 recording, the band plays funeral songs, classic New Orleans brass band tunes, hymns, and a stunning ragtime march.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
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Ni'ihau Hymn
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Edmund B. O'Reilly, fl. 1989; in Musics of Hawai'i: Anthology of Hawaiian Music - Special Festival Edition (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 6 mins
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Edmund B. O'Reilly, fl. 1989; in Musics of Hawai'i: Anthology of Hawaiian Music - Special Festival Edition (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 6 mins
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Go and Dig My Grave
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in The Pete Seeger Sampler (Folkways Records, 1954), 2 mins
This album exhibits Pete Seeger's omnivorous approach to music. Here, he plays a variety of instruments, and this collection features a far-ranging repertoire. Seeger's musical travels took him to workers' camps, military barracks, and to the Library of Congress's archives, collecting, learning, and singing song...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986; performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014; in The Pete Seeger Sampler (Folkways Records, 1954), 2 mins
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Religious Folk Songs of the Negro as Sung at the Hampton Institute
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edited by R. Nathaniel Dett, 1882-1943 (Hampton, VA: Hampton Institute Press, 1927), 275 page(s)
edited by R. Nathaniel Dett, 1882-1943 (Hampton, VA: Hampton Institute Press, 1927), 275 page(s)
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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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Sam Hinton Sings the Song of Men
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 41 mins
This collection presents songs for "men of all sorts and kinds," including starving bachelors, clam diggers, pilgrims, millers, and even biologists. The catchy "It's a Long Way from Amphioxus" is a paean to evolution, and zoologist Hinton points out that the acoustics in aquariums are fabulous!
(Folkways Records, 1961), 41 mins
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Soul On Soul: The Life of Mary Lou Williams
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written by Tammy L. Kernodle (Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 2004), 357 page(s)
written by Tammy L. Kernodle (Boston, MA: Northeastern University Press, 2004), 357 page(s)
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