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Let Me Go Home, Whiskey
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970; performed by Snooks Eaglin, Jr., 1936-2009; in Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A. (Folkways Records, 1965), 3 mins

This 1965 recording traces the evolution of African American folk music from the South.The oral tradition of folk music in the African American community has demonstrated a perseverence through the eras of slavery and segregation while embracing and influencing American popular music through songs, lyrics and perf...

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970; performed by Snooks Eaglin, Jr., 1936-2009; in Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A. (Folkways Records, 1965), 3 mins
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New Orleans Street Drumming
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 2 mins

This two volume-collection, is a survey of instrumental and vocal music from African cultures as well as from African American musicians in the southern United States. Producer Samuel Charters created the album with the intent to provide musical examples from "two worlds" through traditional offerings of African...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; in Roots of Black Music in America (Folkways Records, 1972), 2 mins
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The Yas Yas Girl (Merline Johnson) Vol. 2  1938-1939
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performed by Merline Johnson, 1912- (Document Records, 1995), 1 hour 2 mins
performed by Merline Johnson, 1912- (Document Records, 1995), 1 hour 2 mins
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