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Old-Time Music - It's All Around
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produced by Joe Wilson (Folkways Records, 1978), 48 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), 48 mins
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Look Out! Here It Comes
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 43 mins
An alumnus of the New Lost City Ramblers and an integral part of the old time music scene, Tracy Schwarz brings emotion to his singing and to his banjo and fiddle playing. As he writes in the liner notes, "This is my favorite music, and I'm committed to it for life."
(Folkways Records, 1975), 43 mins
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Close To Home
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1975), 42 mins
Recorded in Holcomb's home in eastern Kentucky, this album portrays the music of a master musician whose identification with his songs is intense, innate, and above all, honest. It's not for nothing that John Cohen, the man who recorded Close to Home, coined the phrase "the high lonesome sound" to describe Holc...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1975), 42 mins
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Ballads and Songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Persistence and Change
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 53 mins

Stemming from a want to preserve the dwindling unique oral traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountain back-country region, Eric Davidson, Paul Newman and Caleb Finch performed field recordings of songs that exemplified the evolution of ballads in the region, creating an anthology of music that characterized the musica...

produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 53 mins
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Dock Boggs, Vol. 2
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1965), 45 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), 45 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), 49 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), 49 mins
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Dock Boggs: Legendary Singer and Banjo Player
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1964), 48 mins
Banjo player Dock Boggs once said, "Lonesome songs always appealed to me." This collection features classic dark and lonely songs like "Pretty Polly" and "Oh Death." Meant as a companion album to FW05458, this volume's liner notes include background information on Boggs, miscellaneous facts, and banjo tunings fo...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1964), 48 mins
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Songs of the Southland
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 50 mins
Greatly influenced by the music of the Carter Family, the Monroe Brothers, Uncle Dave Macon, and others of that era, Harry and Jeanie West are folk musicians who are always ready to incorporate new material. This album includes songs recorded by the "radio hillbillies," old spirituals, and a song penned in the la...
(Folkways Records, 1963), 50 mins
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New Lost City Ramblers - Volume 5
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 52 mins
Dubbed a "trio of insidious crusaders for ‘old-timey' music" by Sing Out!'s Pete Welding, the New Lost City Ramblers helped bring old-time music to wider audiences through their performances as a band and through their work making field recordings of traditional musicians and resurrecting songs from old 78rpm di...
(Folkways Records, 1963), 52 mins
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New Lost City Ramblers - Vol. 4
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 44 mins
Dubbed a "trio of insidious crusaders for ‘old-timey' music" by Sing Out!'s Pete Welding, the New Lost City Ramblers helped bring old-time music to wider audiences through their performances as a band and through their work making field recordings of traditional musicians and resurrecting songs from old 78rpm di...
(Folkways Records, 1962), 44 mins
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