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Big Boat Up The River
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(Monitor Records, 2012), 34 mins
This title was also released on CD as MON06002.
(Monitor Records, 2012), 34 mins
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Classic Folk Music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
We often take for granted the supremacy of artists such as Doc Watson, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly, Big Bill Broonzy, Brownie McGhee, and other folk music legends. Classic Folk sheds new light on the success of the urban intellectual-driven movement that made rural white and African-American artists an...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 15 mins
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Lead Belly Sings for Children
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 3 mins
This new collection features delightful songs for young children as well as the work songs, blues, and spirituals Lead Belly used to teach children about the experiences and emotions of adult life. Originally reocrded in children's concerts and studios for asch and Folkways records in the 1940s, the 28 songs and...
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 3 mins
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Blues Routes: Heroes and Tricksters: Blues and Jazz Work Songs and Street Music
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produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 9 mins
Blues Routes is a resonant almanac of blues styles and blues-related music and musicians including: Memphis barrelhouse and Harlem parlor piano players; blues guitarists from the Delta and Piedmont, San Francisco and Chicago; Kansas City and New Orleans jazz masters; hambone call-and-response and Mardi Gras Indian...
produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 9 mins
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Shout On: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 3
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
This is the third and final volume of the Lead Belly Legacy Series, which makes available on CD all of the Lead Belly Performances originally recorded for Folkways Records during the 1940s. All three volumes— Shout On, Where Did You Sleep Last Night, and Bourgeois Blues—contain previously unreleased tracks, ext...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
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Free and Equal Blues
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Elijah Wald (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
Josh White (1914-1969) was a brilliant musician whose vibrant guitar and rich vocals captivated audiences for decades. Recorded at the height of his career by Moses Asch in the 1940s, he performs these 26 blues, gospel, popular, and hard-hitting topical songs solo or accompanied by such contemporaries as Lead Bel...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Elijah Wald (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
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Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
This is volume 2 of a projected 3-volume set of Lead Belly's performances recorded by Moses Asch during the 1940s. The original masters now reside in the Folkways Archive at the Smithsonian Institution. Completely remastered from the best sources in our collections, this recording contains the highest sound qual...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
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Where Did You Sleep Last Night: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 1
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produced by Matt Walters, Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 8 mins
Forty years after his death, Lead Belly’s songs and style have continued to influence folk, blues, and rock artists including Neil Young, William Styron, Ben Harper, Keb’ Mo, Dionne Farris, and the late Kurt Cobain (Nirvana). Between 1941 and 1947 Lead Belly recorded some of his best music in Moses Asch’s t...
produced by Matt Walters, Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Anthony Seeger, 1945- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 8 mins
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Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 13 mins
Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American Roots music. Blues, Bluegrass, ballads, topical songs, and jazz are performed by master musicians. If you have never heard of Smithsonian Folkways or Folkways before, this collection will take you on a trip through...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 13 mins
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