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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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Paul Williams & The Victory Trio: Just a Little Closer Home
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performed by Paul Williams, 1940-, Dan Moneyhun, Adam Winstead, Jerry Keys, Susie Keys and Kevin Jackson, The Victory Trio (Rebel, 2009), 34 mins, 12 page(s)
performed by Paul Williams, 1940-, Dan Moneyhun, Adam Winstead, Jerry Keys, Susie Keys and Kevin Jackson, The Victory Trio (Rebel, 2009), 34 mins, 12 page(s)
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Progressive Bluegrass and Other Instrumentals - Vol. 1
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 35 mins
Known as "The Father of East Coast Bluegrass," Roger Sprung was born in Manhattan in 1930. The variety of music he encountered in New York informs his banjo playing as he incorporates jazz, old time dance tunes, and the syncopations of Civil War-era fingerpicking. Doc Watson accompanies him on this album.
(Folkways Records, 1963), 35 mins
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Progressive Ragtime Bluegrass - Vol. 2
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 40 mins
This second album from Roger Sprung stretches the boundary of the bluegrass style and repertoire even farther with its selection of rags, fiddle tunes, and even the Greek melody "Misirlou" and an instrumental version of "Puff the Magic Dragon." On this recording, Sprung's band includes Jody Stecher on mandolin an...
(Folkways Records, 1964), 40 mins
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Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1971-1973, Disc 2
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produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 57 mins
produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 57 mins
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Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1971-1974, Disc 4
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produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 1 hour 8 mins
produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 1 hour 8 mins
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Virginia Mountain Boys, Vol. 4
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1983), 48 mins
produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1983), 48 mins
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Vol. 4: Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 46 mins

Washington DC’s The Country Gentleman bring together a collection of classic Bluegrass songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains. The album compiles a mix of both fast energetic songs and slow ballads that reflect the wide repertoire of The Country Gentlemen and the styles of Bluegrass. The Country Gentleman performed...

(Folkways Records, 1973), 46 mins
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Paul Williams & The Victory Trio: What A Journey
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produced by Paul Williams, 1940-; performed by Paul Williams, 1940-, The Victory Trio (Rebel, 2008), 41 mins, 13 page(s)
produced by Paul Williams, 1940-; performed by Paul Williams, 1940-, The Victory Trio (Rebel, 2008), 41 mins, 13 page(s)
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Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1971-1973, Disc 1
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produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, The Clinch Mountain Boys and Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 43 mins
produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, The Clinch Mountain Boys and Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 43 mins
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