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American Folk Song Festival: Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman
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produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 56 mins
Created in 1931, the American Folk Song Festival helped Kentucky mountain singers share their music with the world. Perhaps more relevantly, it allowed the rest of the world to hear the music of these singers, including members of the Hatfield and McCoy families. This album was recorded in the 1950s, and feature...
produced by Jean Bell Thomas, 1882-1982 (Folkways Records, 1960), 56 mins
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Turkey in the Straw
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Dock Boggs, Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 min

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...

produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Dock Boggs, 1898-1971; in Dock Boggs, Vol. 3 (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 min
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Elizabeth Cotten, Volume 3: When I'm Gone
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produced by Alice Gerrard, 1934- (Folkways Records, 1979), 44 mins
produced by Alice Gerrard, 1934- (Folkways Records, 1979), 44 mins
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Folk Music of Washington Square
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produced by Melvin T. Reiter, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
This album is a sampling of the music one might have heard in Washington Square Park on a Sunday afternoon in the early 1960s. From bluegrass, ballads, and blues to children's songs and Spanish guitar, this collection represents Greenwich Village's vibrant amateur music scene.
produced by Melvin T. Reiter, fl. 1962 (Folkways Records, 1962), 42 mins
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Kevin Roth Sings and Plays Dulcimer
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(Folkways Records, 1975), 37 mins
Rather than limiting his repertoire to the old time tunes and traditional folk songs that typically fill a mountain dulcimer player's repertoire, Kevin Roth also plays fiddle tunes and recently composed ballads, including Jean Ritchie's "The L & N Don't Stop Here Any More" and his own "Bold Pirate."
(Folkways Records, 1975), 37 mins
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Louisiana Creole Music
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produced by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985 (Folkways Records, 1978), 41 mins
The French-speaking, black Creoles from the prairies of lower Louisiana produce a wide variety of music, from Cajun two-steps to the blues. This album presents a range of styles, including nineteenth century dance tunes from Louisiana and the West Indies, as well as early twentieth century American one-steps and...
produced by Gérard Dôle, fl. 1985 (Folkways Records, 1978), 41 mins
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Mary Lou Williams: The Asch Recordings 1944-47
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produced by Peter F. O'Brien, 1940-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 45 mins

This double set brings together thirty-five sides recorded by Mary Lou Williams for Moses Asch between 1944 and 1947. Twenty-eight of these songs were previously only released on 78 rpm, and this collection includes solo and trio performances, as well as small-group and big band recordings.

produced by Peter F. O'Brien, 1940-2015 (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 45 mins
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Memphis Slim and the Honky-Tonk Sound
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1960), 40 mins
produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1960), 40 mins
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