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All In One Evening
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produced by Kevin Roth, 1957- (Folkways Records, 1978), 39 mins
Ola Belle and Bud Reed's Pennsylvania home was a haven for young musicians, a place where picking, singing, and good company soothed the sting of hard times. The Reeds, joined by Kevin Roth, recorded this album of traditional and original songs one evening in 1977.
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produced by Kevin Roth, 1957- (Folkways Records, 1978), 39 mins
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Ballads and Songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Persistence and Change
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 53 mins

Stemming from a want to preserve the dwindling unique oral traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountain back-country region, Eric Davidson, Paul Newman and Caleb Finch performed field recordings of songs that exemplified the evolution of ballads in the region, creating an anthology of music that characterized the musica...

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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 53 mins
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Banjo Tunes and Songs
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produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
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produced by Edward A. Kahn, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1958), 38 mins
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Dock Boggs, Vol. 3
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins

Moran "Dock" Boggs, miner and musician, was first recognized for his "unorthodox" playing style. His popularity only grew after he was featured on the Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW40090) in 1952 and made Boggs one of the most influential musicians in America. This third installment of Boggs’ music on...

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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1970), 49 mins
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Iron Mountain String Band: An Old Time Southern Mountain String Band
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1973), 52 mins
Eric Davidson (banjo), Caleb Finch (fiddle), and Peggy Haine (guitar) present a selection of tunes and songs learned from field recordings they collected in Grayson and Carroll counties, Virginia, beginning in 1956.
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 (Folkways Records, 1973), 52 mins
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Let Me Fall: Old Time Bluegrass from the Virginia-North Carolina Border
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(Folkways Records, 1984), 37 mins
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New Lost City Ramblers - Volume 5
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 52 mins
Dubbed a "trio of insidious crusaders for ‘old-timey' music" by Sing Out!'s Pete Welding, the New Lost City Ramblers helped bring old-time music to wider audiences through their performances as a band and through their work making field recordings of traditional musicians and resurrecting songs from old 78rpm di...
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 52 mins
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The New New Lost City Ramblers with Tracy Schwarz: Gone to the Country
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 49 mins
Joined on this recording by fiddler Tracy Schwarz, this album explores new musical territory "at least ten years in either direction," including unaccompanied ballad singing and bluegrass. Of especial note is the variety of banjo styles represented, from drop thumb frailing to Ralph Stanley's style of early blueg...
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 49 mins
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The Stoneman Family - Sutphin, Foreacre, and Dickens: Old-Time Tunes of the South
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produced by Ralph Rinzler, 1934-1994 (Folkways Records, 1957), 48 mins
Originally from Carroll County, Virginia, the Stoneman family moved to the Washington, DC area during the Depression, where they continued to play old-time music after harsh economic conditions cut short Ernest "Pop" Stoneman's recording career for Okeh and Edison. This album features tunes and songs from Pop, Mr...
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produced by Ralph Rinzler, 1934-1994 (Folkways Records, 1957), 48 mins
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