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Richard M. Dorson Collection of African American Recordings from Michigan, Vol. 1
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performed by Male performer and Female performer (Alexander Street, 2009), 1 hour 5 mins
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Deep River Of Song: Alabama
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produced by Ruby Terrill Lomax, 1886-1961 (Rounder Records, 2001), 1 hour 6 mins
produced by Ruby Terrill Lomax, 1886-1961 (Rounder Records, 2001), 1 hour 6 mins
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Allen Ginsberg: Howl and Other Poems
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produced by Bill Belmont; performed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 (Fantasy, 1998), 57 mins
produced by Bill Belmont; performed by Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 (Fantasy, 1998), 57 mins
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Southern Banjo Sounds
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 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 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
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The High Lonesome Sound
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
The legendary Roscoe Holcomb performs 21 powerful songs shaped by the hard times and conflict between old and new that marked his life in the Kentucky mountains. A hard-hitting singer and banjo-player, he also performs unaccompanied ballads, banjo and harmonica solos, and with a guitar. These recordings from 196...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
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Black Banjo Songsters of North Carolina and Virginia
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produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
The sounds and social history of African American banjo playing—32 superb instrumentals and vocals, recorded between 1974 and 1997. Extensively annotated with performer's life histories, tunings, lyrics, bibliography, and discography. The banjo's gourd ancestors came to the Americas with enslaved Africans, forg...
produced by Cecilia Conway and Scott Odell (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 4 mins
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Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 hours 18 mins
This double-CD reissue documents a central aspect of the cultural environment of the Civil Rights Movement, acknowledging songs as the language that focused people's energy. These 43 tracks are a series of musical images, of a people in coversation about their determination to be free. Many of the songs were rec...
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 hours 18 mins
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Southern Journey: Sheep, Sheep Don'tcha Know the Road? - Southern Music, Sacred and Sinful, Volume 6
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002 and Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002 and Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- (Rounder Records, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
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Cowboy Songs on Folkways
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
Fifteen performers sing, boast, tell stories, holler, and recite poetry on 26 tracks that portray the life and times of honest, hard-working cowboys. Features performers from many backgrounds with a wide variety of musical styles. Includes Pete Seeger's Home on the Range, Cisco Houston's Little Joe and the Wrang...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1984), 38 mins
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