Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.
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- Field of Interest
- American Music
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 performance.
33 songs, 1.4 hours, with liner notes by producer Charles Edward Smith detailing the historical underpinnings of African American folk music and background notes on songs including lyrics.
- Content Type
- Music recording
- 1 hour 27 mins
- Sub Genre
- Country/Rural Blues, Folk Song
- Folkways Records
- Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970
- Release Date
- American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, American Folk Music, United States and Canada, Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
- Keywords and Translated Subjects
- Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá
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