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Quite Early Morning (With Spoken Introduction)
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performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014, Jeff Haynes, David Bernz, Travis Jeffrey, David Amram, 1930-, Peter Siegel, fl. 2011, Mark Murphy, 1932-2015 and Grégoire Maret, 1975-, Rivertown Kids; in Pete Seeger with the River Town Kids and Friends:Tomorrow's Children (Appleseed, 2010), 2 mins
performed by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014, Jeff Haynes, David Bernz, Travis Jeffrey, David Amram, 1930-, Peter Siegel, fl. 2011, Mark Murphy, 1932-2015 and Grégoire Maret, 1975-, Rivertown Kids; in Pete Seeger with the River Town Kids and Friends:Tomorrow's Children (Appleseed, 2010), 2 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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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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Dedication
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produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron; performed by Bascom Lamar Lunsford; in Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 5 mins
This "Minstrel of the Appalachians" performed hundreds of traditional songs and tunes that he learned from family members, neighbors, and other residents of western North Carolina. The breadth of Lunsford’s huge repertoire is represented, including ballads, folk songs, spirituals, 19th-century popular songs, an...
produced by Wayne Martin and Jo Lunsford Herron; performed by Bascom Lamar Lunsford; in Ballads, Banjo Tunes and Sacred Songs of Western North Carolina (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 5 mins
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American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 5 mins
This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and others, including Smiley Hobbs. A banjo classic that runs 60 minutes in length. "...[A]s unspoiled as the day they were recorded..." — Rolling Sto...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 1 hour 5 mins
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performed by Cullen Galyean; in Let Me Fall: Old Time Bluegrass from the Virginia-North Carolina Border (Folkways Records, 1984), 2 mins
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Conversation with Bobby Harrison and Cullen Galyean
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015; performed by Virginia Mountain Boys; in Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1983), 4 mins
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015; performed by Virginia Mountain Boys; in Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 4 (Folkways Records, 1983), 4 mins
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Great High Wind That Blew the Low Post Down / Pretty Little Dog (medley)
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produced by Joe Wilson; performed by Bruce Hutton; in Old-Time Music - It's All Around (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 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; performed by Bruce Hutton; in Old-Time Music - It's All Around (Folkways Records, 1978), 2 mins
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