Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.

Music Down Home: An Introduction to Negro Folk Music, U.S.A.

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1965), 1 hour 27 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Description

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
Duration
1 hour 27 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Country/Rural Blues, Folk Song
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970
Release Date
1965
Subject
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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