50 Years: Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go?

50 Years: Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go?

produced by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; performed by The New Lost City Ramblers (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009), 3 hours 44 mins

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World Music

Collectively known as the New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger, John Cohen, and Tom Paley were pioneers in the revival of Southern mountain music during the folk music revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s. They brought the sounds of genuine old-time string band music and early bluegrass to eager city and college audiences who had grown disillusioned with the commercial pap of the folk boom. This set features two previously released CDs of the Ramblers classic Folkways recordings: The Early Years, 1958-1962 with the original trio, and Out Standing in Their Field: Volume II, 1963-1973, with Tracy Schwarz replacing Tom Paley. A newly compiled third disc, Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go? celebrates the band's 50th anniversary in 2009, presenting more choice Ramblers selections along with their field recordings of the traditional Southern musicians who inspired them including: Dock Boggs, Roscoe Holcomb, Tom Ashley, Maybelle Carter, Elizabeth Cotten, Eck Robertson, Cousin Emmy, Reverend Gary Davis, Kilby Snow, Dillard Chandler, Dellie Norton, and the Balfa Brothers. 81 tracks, over 3 ½ hours of music, 88-page booklet over 3 CDs. Disc #3 includes 6 previously unreleased songs.

Colored Aristocracy - The Rich Family
Walking Boss - Clarence Tom Ashley
Mother's Advice - Dock Boggs
Galax Rag - Kilby Snow
Say Old Man, Can You Play a Fiddle? - Eck Robertson, Tracy Schwarz & Mike Seeger
Bowling Green - Cynthia May "Cousin Emmy" Carver with the New Lost City Ramblers

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Appreciation of Mike Seeger (1933-2009)

Content Type
Music recording
3 hours 44 mins
Recording Engineer
Peter Bartók, 1924-, Chris Strachwitz, 1931-
The New Lost City Ramblers
Sub Genre
Old Time, Folk Revival
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009, Tracy Schwarz, 1938-
Release Date
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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