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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), 50 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), 50 mins
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Lonesome Train
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015; performed by Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1947 - Vol. 1: Blues, Gospel, and Jazz (Folkways Records, 1966), 4 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; performed by Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1947 - Vol. 1: Blues, Gospel, and Jazz (Folkways Records, 1966), 4 mins
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The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1-4
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 5 hours 22 mins
This is the finest Woody Guthrie Collection ever assembled. These 105 songs, including many of his best-known compositions and some of his most unusual, were all recorded in the 1940's by Moses Asch, the founder of Folkways Records. Carefully selected, exquisitely remastered, and painstakingly annotated in over...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 5 hours 22 mins
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Blues with Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
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produced by Studs Terkel, 1912-2008 (Folkways Records, 1959), 48 mins
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Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 2
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
This is volume 2 of a projected 3-volume set of Lead Belly's performances recorded by Moses Asch during the 1940s. The original masters now reside in the Folkways Archive at the Smithsonian Institution. Completely remastered from the best sources in our collections, this recording contains the highest sound qual...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 13 mins
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Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry Sing
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produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 40 mins
This 13-song set represents one of this blues duo's best efforts recorded and has been a popular Folkways title for over 30 years. Tracks include Dark Road, John Henry, Better Day, and Can't Help Myself. "Easy-going, front-porch story-telling folk blues..." — Pulse! "Easy-going, front-porch story-telling folk...
produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 40 mins
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Buffalo Skinners: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 4
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
This is the fourth and final volume of the series, The Asch Recordings, drawn from Woody Guthrie's remarkable 1940's sessions for Folkways founder, Moses Asch. Songs about cowboys, outlaws, and other western themes were carefully remastered from the best available sources. Cisco Houston accompanies Guthrie on 10...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 and Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 15 mins
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Raise a Ruckus Tonight
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produced by Barry Lee Pearson and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Brownie McGhee, 1915-1996 and Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 3 mins
produced by Barry Lee Pearson and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Brownie McGhee, 1915-1996 and Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 3 mins
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John Henry
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performed by Brownie McGhee, 1915-1996 and Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in Classic Folk Songs for Kids (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2016), 4 mins
performed by Brownie McGhee, 1915-1996 and Sonny Terry, 1911-1986; in Classic Folk Songs for Kids (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2016), 4 mins
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Classic Harmonica Blues from Smithsonian Folkways
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produced by Barry Lee Pearson (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2013), 1 hour 3 mins, 20 page(s)
produced by Barry Lee Pearson (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2013), 1 hour 3 mins, 20 page(s)
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