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Black Music of Two Worlds
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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 30 mins
"The subject of this album is the meeting of three musical traditions—African, Arab, and European—to create a fourth tradition of great richness and international impact, that of the Black New World. It is hardly surprising that Afro-American music is so rich. It draws form three major European sources—Englis...
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produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 30 mins
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Deep River of Song: Louisiana
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002, John A. Lomax, 1867-1948, Ruby Terrill Lomax, 1886-1961, Paul Yeager, Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- and Jeffrey A. Greenberg, fl. 1992 (Rounder Records, 2004), 1 hour 9 mins
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produced by Alan Lomax, 1915-2002, John A. Lomax, 1867-1948, Ruby Terrill Lomax, 1886-1961, Paul Yeager, Anna L. Chairetakis, 1944- and Jeffrey A. Greenberg, fl. 1992 (Rounder Records, 2004), 1 hour 9 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 50 mins
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John Fahey: The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death
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performed by John Fahey (Takoma, 1997), 40 mins, 15 page(s)
A strange man, John Fahey, with an unusual set of guitar styles. This album, originally released on Riverboat Records and later reissued by Fahey's own Takoma label, has a lot of rough edges in terms of the recording but a tremendous amount of power when it comes to the music. Fahey was at the top of his game, alt...
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performed by John Fahey (Takoma, 1997), 40 mins, 15 page(s)
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The Old Reliable String Band
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 45 mins
Roy Berkeley, Artie Rose, and Tom Paley (once a member of the New Lost City Ramblers) play a host of old favorites from old time string band recordings from the 1920s and 1930s, including "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes," "Blue Yodel," and "Streets of Glory."
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 45 mins
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