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Satchmo at the National Press Club: Red Beans and Rice-ly Yours
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produced by Kim Gregory; performed by Louis Armstrong, 1901-1971 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1972), 58 mins, 11 page(s)
produced by Kim Gregory; performed by Louis Armstrong, 1901-1971 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1972), 58 mins, 11 page(s)
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Music in the Streets
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1957), 49 mins
produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1957), 49 mins
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2019), 5 hours 11 mins
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Jazz
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produced by Willis James; performed by Willis James; in Afro-American Music: A Demonstration Recording (Folkways Records, 1970), 5 mins

Willis James, former chairman of the Music Department at Spelman College, looks at how the complex musical and linguistic practices of west coast African cultures have been translated into the musical practices of African Americans. In this lecture performance, he covers spirituals, work songs, blues and jazz.

produced by Willis James; performed by Willis James; in Afro-American Music: A Demonstration Recording (Folkways Records, 1970), 5 mins
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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 - Vol. 2
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1967), 49 mins

To finish the FW00AA3 compilation of folk ballads from the Asch Records catalogue, this collection samples songs and instrumentals from many favorite musicians of later fame: Hobart Smith bangs out a rousing “Cindy” on the piano, Woody Guthrie and Sonny Terry paint a scene with “Railroad Blues” using only...

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 and Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1967), 49 mins
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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1947 - Vol. 1: Blues, Gospel, and Jazz
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 37 mins

From the Moses Asch archives comes a pair of early blues, gospel and jazz compilations. Lead Belly, celebrated albeit volatile American folk and blues singer / guitarist, graces this first volume with “Defense Blues” and “Keep Your Hands off Her,” but you’ll also find powerful performances in the Josh...

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 37 mins
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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1947 - Vol. 1: Blues, Gospel, and Jazz
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 32 mins

A continuation of Volume 1 (FW00AA1), this archival recording moves into the realm of big band jazz, showing off heavyweights like Muggsy Spanier, Pee Wee Russell, Mary Lou Williams and Art Tatum.

produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1966), 32 mins
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Mississippi Goddam
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Ronald D. Cohen; in The Best of Broadside 1962-1988: Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 5 mins
The Best of Broadside, Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine. Eighty-nine songs, including some never commercially released. Compiled and annotated by Jeff Place and Ronald D. Cohen. A five CD boxed set. It was a small underground magazine smuggled out of a New York City housi...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Ronald D. Cohen; in The Best of Broadside 1962-1988: Anthems of the American Underground from the Pages of Broadside Magazine (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 5 mins
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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...
produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 30 mins
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Blowout at Mardi Gras
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(Cook Records, 1955), 38 mins
With clarinetist Sid Davilla, Freddie Kohlman's Band blows some swingin' Dixieland jazz at the Mardi Gras Lounge in New Orleans. This is a highly energetic groove with irresistible instrumental solos from Davilla (check out the fourth track "Three-Thirty-Three"), trombonist Waldren "Frog" Joseph, trumpeter Thomas...
(Cook Records, 1955), 38 mins
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