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True Vine
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 4 mins
Mountain music legend Ralph Stanley said of six-time Grammy nominee Mike Seeger, "He's got his own style. He's an old-timer, and he does his style just fine." From the fertile ground of American folk music, through the roots of field recordings, vintage discs, and personal encounters with traditional artists, See...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 4 mins
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Bonaparte's Retreat
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performed by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Classic Old-Time Music from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 min
This collection of old-time social and instrumental string-band music spotlights instrumental prowess. Old-time music features playing styles that pre-date bluegrass, emerging from the string band tradition stretching back to the early years of United States history. Both African-American and Anglo-American ingr...
performed by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Classic Old-Time Music from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 min
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We're Up Against It Now
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Southern Banjo Sounds (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 3 mins
A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; in Southern Banjo Sounds (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 3 mins
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Fresh Oldtime Stringband Music
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performed by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Rounder Records, 1992), 44 mins
performed by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Rounder Records, 1992), 44 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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John Brown's Dream
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by John Cohen, 1932- and Mike Seeger, 1933-2009, New Lost City Ramblers; in On the Great Divide (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by John Cohen, 1932- and Mike Seeger, 1933-2009, New Lost City Ramblers; in On the Great Divide (Folkways Records, 1975), 2 mins
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Rural Delivery No. 1
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 49 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), 49 mins
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Saddle Up the Grey
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performed by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-, New Lost City Ramblers; in String Band Instrumentals (Folkways Records, 1964), 2 mins
This selection of exciting tunes comes from old recordings and live musicians, and includes favorites "Bill Cheatham," "John Brown's Dream," and ""Jenny on the Railroad." Extensive notes on instrumentation and tuning augment this collection.
performed by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-, New Lost City Ramblers; in String Band Instrumentals (Folkways Records, 1964), 2 mins
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Hello, John D.
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performed by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-, New Lost City Ramblers; in The New New Lost City Ramblers with Tracy Schwarz: Gone to the Country (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 min
Joined on this recording by fiddler Tracy Schwarz, this album explores new musical territory "at least ten years in either direction," including unaccompanied ballad singing and bluegrass. Of especial note is the variety of banjo styles represented, from drop thumb frailing to Ralph Stanley's style of early blueg...
performed by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-, New Lost City Ramblers; in The New New Lost City Ramblers with Tracy Schwarz: Gone to the Country (Folkways Records, 1963), 1 min
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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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