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Abraham Lincoln Sings On!
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performed by Douglas Jimerson (AmeriMusic, 1998), 55 mins
performed by Douglas Jimerson (AmeriMusic, 1998), 55 mins
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Big Country Blue Grass: The Boys In Hats & Ties
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performed by Jeff Michael, fl. 2000, Teresa Sells, Johnny Williams, 1906-, Lynwood Lunsford, Tommy Sells, fl. 1980 and Alan Mastin, Big Country Blue Grass (Rebel, 2010), 39 mins, 15 page(s)
performed by Jeff Michael, fl. 2000, Teresa Sells, Johnny Williams, 1906-, Lynwood Lunsford, Tommy Sells, fl. 1980 and Alan Mastin, Big Country Blue Grass (Rebel, 2010), 39 mins, 15 page(s)
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Good News
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produced by Jerry Lawson; performed by The Persuasions (Rounder Records, 1988), 34 mins
produced by Jerry Lawson; performed by The Persuasions (Rounder Records, 1988), 34 mins
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Henry Burr Anthology: The Original King of Pop
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produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Henry Burr, 1882-1941 (Archeophone Records, 2005), 1 hour 19 mins, 27 page(s)
It's safe to say that had it not been for the official introduction of electrical recording in 1925, the Bing Crosby revolution would not have come about in pop singing; the limitations of the acoustical, pre-1925 recording process did not all allow for the highly nuanced vocal style that Crosby and his numerous a...
produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey; performed by Henry Burr, 1882-1941 (Archeophone Records, 2005), 1 hour 19 mins, 27 page(s)
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Pete Seeger at the Village Gate with Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 46 mins
A paean to the joys of live performance, this album features rousing singalongs, blues, spirituals, and songs from South Africa and the Bahamas. Willie Dixon and Memphis Slim join Seeger in this performance, which includes "The Quizmasters," Ernie Marrs' song about the deals politicians make with big business—wr...
(Folkways Records, 1960), 46 mins
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Pete Seeger at the Village Gate with Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon - Volume Two
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
This second volume presents Pete Seeger, Memphis Slim, and Willie Dixon live at the Village Gate, a folk club institution in New York City's scene. The trio sing favorites such as "The Jug of Punch," "Big Rock Candy Mountain," and "The T. B. Blues."
(Folkways Records, 1962), 41 mins
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Progressive Bluegrass, Vol. 3
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 44 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), 44 mins
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Songs of Memphis Slim and
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 36 mins
This album features big-voiced blues pianist and singer Memphis Slim and legendary bassist Willie Dixon, who is credited with having helped create the Chicago blues sound. Several tracks from this album are also included on Smithsonian Folkways' Memphis Slim: The Folkways Years (SFW40128).
(Folkways Records, 1960), 36 mins
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Washboard Band - Country Dance Music
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produced by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1956), 31 mins
Pete Seeger writes, "It is amazing how its ‘clickety, tick, pling clunk, punk, clonk' can cut through all the noises of a crowded dance floor." This celebration of the washboard's raspy rhythm features rousing tunes played by Seeger, William Edward Cook, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Frank Robertson.
produced by Pete Seeger, 1919-2014 (Folkways Records, 1956), 31 mins
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