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New England Fiddles
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directed by John M. Bishop, 1946- (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1983), 49 mins

Alan Lomax said this film "takes us past the solemn facade of clambakes and town meetings into a lively world of all night dances and local musicians who could have helped Daniel Webster play down the devil."

The film includes performances of seven of the finest traditional musicians in the Northeast including Joe...

directed by John M. Bishop, 1946- (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1983), 49 mins
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Musical Holdouts
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1976), 49 mins
This classic, entertaining documentary on American traditional music features varied individuals and groups who have not become part of the melting pot of American society.From front porch banjo pickers in Appalachia and the Bluegrass Festival circuit to black children on the Carolina sea islands, cowboys, and Che...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1976), 49 mins
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End of an Old Song
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 27 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
Filmed in the mountains of North Carolina, this acclaimed documentary revisits the region where English folklorist Cecil Sharp collected British ballads in the early 1900s. The film contrasts the nature of the ballad singers with the presence of the juke box: although the lyrical tradition has changed, the singing...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 27 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Fifty Miles from Times Square
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 47 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
A colorful portrait of life in Putnam County, New York, with its old-time fiddlers, farmers, commuters, and hippies, where an earlier, more traditional, relaxed style of life continues. This now-classic documentary will generate discussion in a range of classes in American studies, cultural anthropology, sociology...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 47 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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