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Front Porch String Band
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produced by Larry Lynch; performed by Front Porch String Band (Rebel, 1991), 37 mins
produced by Larry Lynch; performed by Front Porch String Band (Rebel, 1991), 37 mins
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Jeanie West; Country Bluegrass
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performed by Jeanie West, Harry West, Bill Emerson, 1938-, Artie Rose and Tom Morgan, fl. 1983 (Prestige, 2000), 1 hour 19 mins, 28 page(s)
performed by Jeanie West, Harry West, Bill Emerson, 1938-, Artie Rose and Tom Morgan, fl. 1983 (Prestige, 2000), 1 hour 19 mins, 28 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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Jimmy Arnold: Southern Soul
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produced by Jimmy Arnold, 1952-1992 and Peter Bonta; performed by Jimmy Arnold, 1952-1992 (Rebel, 1993), 47 mins
produced by Jimmy Arnold, 1952-1992 and Peter Bonta; performed by Jimmy Arnold, 1952-1992 (Rebel, 1993), 47 mins
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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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Seeing Things
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performed by Laurie Lewis (Rounder Records, 1998), 48 mins
While previous albums have explored Lewis' prodigious fiddle talents and her ability to put a new spin on bluegrass music, Seeing Things zeroes in on her glorious voice and her ability to tell a story with it. Eight of the 11 tunes come from her pen; tunes like "The Refugee," "Kiss Me Before I Die," "Angel On His...
performed by Laurie Lewis (Rounder Records, 1998), 48 mins
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Let The Rough Side Drag
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performed by Rodney Dillard, 1942- (Rounder Records, 1991), 28 mins
This solo effort from Dillard is an electric bleugrass excursion not far removed from the later work of his family's band. ~ Jason Ankeny, All Music Guide
performed by Rodney Dillard, 1942- (Rounder Records, 1991), 28 mins
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Roland White:  I Wasn't Born to Rock-n-Roll
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performed by Roland White and Alan Munde, 1946- (Tompkins Square Records, 2010), 42 mins, 13 page(s)
performed by Roland White and Alan Munde, 1946- (Tompkins Square Records, 2010), 42 mins, 13 page(s)
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