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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 - Vol. 2
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 and Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1967), 48 mins

This compilation of folk ballads from the Moses Asch archives samples songs from many of his favorite singers: Lead Belly, Burl Ives, Alan Lomax, Brownie McGhee, Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Volume 2 continues on FW00AA4.

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 and Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1967), 48 mins
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Progressive Bluegrass, Vol. 3
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 43 mins
Of banjo innovator Roger Sprung, Alan Lomax wrote, "Bluegrass emerged fifty years after New Orleans' hot music as mountaineers' answer to jazz. It seems to me that Sprung has taken a logical and exciting step...by tastefully adding jazz instruments to the bluegrass ensemble and giving bluegrass an exciting swing....
(Folkways Records, 1965), 43 mins
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Excerpts from Interviews with Dock Boggs, Legendary Banjo Player and Singer
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 59 mins

Mike Seeger interviews Dock Boggs, a Virginia coal miner, banjo player and singer of old-time Appalachian mountain music and blues. Boggs once garnered a record deal with Brunswick to record 24 tracks, but he only completed eight before quitting and returning to Virginia during the 1920s. He was all but forgotten...

(Folkways Records, 1965), 59 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 50 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound (LP edition)
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1965), 51 mins
This third Folkways production featuring Roscoe Holcomb follows Mountain Music of Kentucky (FW02317) and The Music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward (FW2363). All three albums describe the social, geographical, and musical contexts that influenced Holcomb, and this volume's liner notes present selected transcri...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Folkways Records, 1965), 51 mins
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Songs with Guy Carawan
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 43 mins
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1958), 43 mins
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The Days of '49: Songs of the Gold Rush
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 46 mins

Performed by Logan English and Billy Faier this collection represents a specific historical time period: The Gold Rush. Logan and Faier pay homage to John A. Stone (aka "Old Put") who was instrumental in collecting these songs dating back to before 1860. The songs tell of the excitement of the Gold Rush, as well a...

(Folkways Records, 1957), 46 mins
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