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Fiddle Tunes of the Lewis & Clark Era
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produced by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams and Howard Marshall, fl. 2007; performed by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams, Howard Marshall, fl. 2007 and John Williams, 1932-, The New Columbia Fiddlers (Voyager Records, 2007), 58 mins
produced by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams and Howard Marshall, fl. 2007; performed by Phil Williams, Vivian Williams, Howard Marshall, fl. 2007 and John Williams, 1932-, The New Columbia Fiddlers (Voyager Records, 2007), 58 mins
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Tom Paley, John Cohen, and Mike Seeger Sing Songs of the New Lost City Ramblers
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(Folkways Records, 1978), 48 mins
This album, recorded in 1960-1961, shows these three musicians' passionate love for mountain music. The New Lost City Ramblers learned their music from impeccable sources—from old time commercial discs made between 1922 and 1941, and from field recordings in the Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song.
(Folkways Records, 1978), 48 mins
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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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All In One Evening
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produced by Kevin Roth, 1957- (Folkways Records, 1978), 39 mins
Ola Belle and Bud Reed's Pennsylvania home was a haven for young musicians, a place where picking, singing, and good company soothed the sting of hard times. The Reeds, joined by Kevin Roth, recorded this album of traditional and original songs one evening in 1977.
produced by Kevin Roth, 1957- (Folkways Records, 1978), 39 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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(Folkways Records, 1974), 44 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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Clarence Ashley and Tex Isley
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produced by Peter K. Siegel, 1944- (Folkways Records, 1966), 45 mins
Clarence "Tom" Ashley's musical life began at home, with the family, but soon expanded to include the medicine show circuit. Popular among rural listeners, Ashley's playing didn't gain a wider audience until 1960, when he met folk music scholar Ralph Rinzler at the Galax Fiddlers' Convention. This album presents...
produced by Peter K. Siegel, 1944- (Folkways Records, 1966), 45 mins
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Rural Delivery No. 1
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 48 mins
In this album's liner notes, John Cohen writes, "After seven years of performing, the New Lost City Ramblers play in a great many country styles. We have each developed our own individual preferences, so one will recognize greater polar ties here, from old time music to some of the more modern sounds."
(Folkways Records, 1964), 48 mins
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