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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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No Room at the Inn / The Last Month of the Year
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002 and Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944-; performed by Vera Hall Ward; in Southern Journey: Sheep, Sheep Don'tcha Know the Road? - Southern Music, Sacred and Sinful, Volume 6 (Rounder Records, 1997), 9 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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Tracy Schwarz's Fiddler's Companion
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produced by Michael Jahncke, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1981), 38 mins
produced by Michael Jahncke, fl. 1981 (Folkways Records, 1981), 38 mins
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The Logger's Boast
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produced by Jim Douglas, 1942-; performed by Jim Douglas, 1942-; in Peddler's Pack: A Collection of Early Colonial Songs (Folkways Records, 1979), 2 mins
produced by Jim Douglas, 1942-; performed by Jim Douglas, 1942-; in Peddler's Pack: A Collection of Early Colonial Songs (Folkways Records, 1979), 2 mins
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Black Eyed Suzy
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015; performed by Iron Mountain String Band; in Iron Mountain String Band: An Old Time Southern Mountain String Band (Folkways Records, 1973), 3 mins
Eric Davidson (banjo), Caleb Finch (fiddle), and Peggy Haine (guitar) present a selection of tunes and songs learned from field recordings they collected in Grayson and Carroll counties, Virginia, beginning in 1956.
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015; performed by Iron Mountain String Band; in Iron Mountain String Band: An Old Time Southern Mountain String Band (Folkways Records, 1973), 3 mins
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Old Joe Clark / Sourwood Mountain (medley)
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produced by Stuart Marshall Jamieson and Margot Mayo, fl. 1947; performed by Rufus Crisp; in Rufus Crisp (Folkways Records, 1972), 4 mins
Banjo player and raconteur Rufus Crisp (1880-1955) was born, lived, and died in mountainous eastern Kentucky. This album, whose liner notes provide extensive biographical and contextual information, was recorded in Rufus' home in Floyd County between 1946 and 1955 as part of a collection in the Archive of Folk So...
produced by Stuart Marshall Jamieson and Margot Mayo, fl. 1947; performed by Rufus Crisp; in Rufus Crisp (Folkways Records, 1972), 4 mins
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Tipple, Loom & Rail: Songs of the Industrialization of the South
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(Folkways Records, 1966), 47 mins
As the American South moved from a primarily agrarian economy to an industrial one, the change was felt strongly by country musicians, and it revolutionized every aspect of their music. In Tipple, Loom, & Rail Mike Seeger explores the style and commentary of southern industrial songs. Extensive liner notes by la...
(Folkways Records, 1966), 47 mins
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