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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Country Roads: The Heartbeat Of America
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directed by Marieke Schroeder, 1970-; produced by Marieke Schroeder, 1970-, Thali Media; performed by Justin Townes Earle, 1982-2020 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: Monarda Arts, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
In her documentary “Country Roads” Marieke Schroeder embarks on a search for the authentic America – a country at a turning-point. It is a search for the substantial: the morale, the pioneering spirit that holds the nation and its population together in crisis. We meet the young generation of American singer...
directed by Marieke Schroeder, 1970-; produced by Marieke Schroeder, 1970-, Thali Media; performed by Justin Townes Earle, 1982-2020 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: Monarda Arts, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
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Earth is Earth / The New Lost City Ramblers
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(Folkways Records, 2012), 21 mins
This omnibus album combines the Earth is Earth 7" recording FWFF369, a collection of bawdy songs by the pseudonymous New Lost City Bang Boys, with four songs from The New Lost City Ramblers' 7" The New Lost City Ramblers, FWEPC602.
(Folkways Records, 2012), 21 mins
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Santa Anna's Retreat
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produced by Michael Melford, fl. 1976 and Daniel E. Sheehy; performed by Stephen Wade, 1953-, Mike Craver, Danny Knicely, Zan McLeod and James Leva; in Banjo Diary: Lessons from Tradition (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2012), 3 mins
produced by Michael Melford, fl. 1976 and Daniel E. Sheehy; performed by Stephen Wade, 1953-, Mike Craver, Danny Knicely, Zan McLeod and James Leva; in Banjo Diary: Lessons from Tradition (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2012), 3 mins
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Rising Sun Melodies
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 3 mins, 19 page(s)

Ola Belle Reed was a trailblazing force for women in bluegrass music, an Appalachian woman of hard-earned talent and generous ways who delivered honest music sung from the heart. Her songs "I've Endured," "High on the Mountain," "My Epitaph," and many others forge real-life experiences into music steeled with dete...

produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 3 mins, 19 page(s)
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U.S. Senator Robert Byrd: Mountain Fiddler
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performed by Byrd, Robert, Doyle Lawson, 1944-, James Bailey and Spider Gilliam (County, 2010), 40 mins, 14 page(s)
performed by Byrd, Robert, Doyle Lawson, 1944-, James Bailey and Spider Gilliam (County, 2010), 40 mins, 14 page(s)
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50 Years: Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go?
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produced by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; performed by The New Lost City Ramblers (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009)

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 colle...

produced by John Cohen, 1932-, Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 and Tracy Schwarz, 1938-; performed by The New Lost City Ramblers (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009)
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American Favorite Ballads, Vols. 1-5
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009)

Pete Seeger's life, music, and legacy encapsulate nearly a century of American history and culture. He has immersed himself in folk music and used it, like Johnny Appleseed, to "plant the seeds of a better tomorrow in the homes across our land." The songs in this collection of 139 American Favorite Ballads narra...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2009)
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Frank Fairfield
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performed by Frank Fairfield, 1986- (Tompkins Square Records, 2009), 41 mins, 11 page(s)
performed by Frank Fairfield, 1986- (Tompkins Square Records, 2009), 41 mins, 11 page(s)
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