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Title Anthology of American folk music / edited by Harry Smith.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products, [1997]
℗1997

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Description 6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 booklets
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
plastic metal
Description digital
optical
mono
1.4 m/s
audio file
CD audio
Note Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products: SFW 40090 (A 28746--A 28751).
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded 1927-1932.
Original Version Originally released: 1952. Folkways Records FP 251--FP 253.
Note Compact discs; in box (32 cm.).
Disc 6 an enhanced CD, which can also be played on CD-ROM drive to access video materials, artist interviews, and additional background information.
System Details System requirements: IBM compatible 486 or better; Windows 3.1, Windows 95 or newer.
Note "A booklet of essays, appreciations, and annotations pertaining to the Anthology of American folk music" (67 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 31 cm.) laid in container.
Includes facsimile of original (1952) booklet (28 unnumbered pages : illustrations). Missing from Talbott Library's copy; see link to .pdf.
Contents Essays: The old, weird America / Greil Marcus -- The brotherhood of the anthology / Jon Pankake -- West Coast record collector / Luis Kemnitzer -- The birth and growth of the Anthology of American folk music / as told by Moses Asch -- Notes on Harry Smith's Anthology / Neil V. Rosenberg -- Supplemental notes on the selections / Jeff Place.
Disc 1-A. Ballads (Selections 1-14). Henry Lee / Dick Justice (3:26) -- Fatal flower garden / Nelstone's Hawaiians (2:55) -- House carpenter / Clarence Ashley (3:14) -- Drunkard's special / Coley Jones (3:16) -- Old lady and the devil / Bill Reed, Belle Reed (3:02) -- The butcher's boy / Buell Kazee (3:02) -- The wagoner's lad / Buell Kazee (3:02) -- King kong kitchie kitchie ki-me-o / Chubby Parker (3:08) -- Old shoes and leggins / Uncle Eck Dunford (2:59) -- Willie Moore / Richard Burnett, Leonard Rutherford (3:13) -- Lazy farmer boy / Buster Carter, Preston Young (2:57) -- Peg and awl / Carolina Tar Heels (2:57) -- Ommie Wise / Gilliam Banmon Grayson (3:09) -- My name is John Johanna / Kelly Harrell and the Virginia String Band (3:12).
Disc 1-B. Ballads (Selectios 15-27). Bandit Cole Younger / Edward L. Crain (2:54) -- Charles Giteau / Kelly Harrell and the Virginia String Band (3:03) -- John Hardy was a desperate little man / Carter Family (2:55) -- Gonna die with my hammer in my hand / Williamson Brothers and Curry (3:24) -- Stackalee / Frank Hutchison (2:58) -- White House blues / Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers (3:31) -- Frankie / Mississippii John Hurt (3:25) -- When that great ship went down / William Smith, Versey Smith (2:55) -- Engine 143 / Carter Family (3:16) -- Kassie Jones / Furry Lewis (6:13) -- Down on Penny's farm / Bently Boys (2:47) -- Mississippi boweavil (boll weevil) blues / Charley Patton (3:07) -- Got the farm land blues / Carolina Tar Heels (3:16).
Disc 2-A. Social music (Selections 28-41). Sail away lady / "Uncle Bunt" Stephens (2:56) -- The wild wagoner / Jilson Setters (3:14) -- Wake up Jacob / Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers (2:52) -- La danseuse / Delma Lachney, Blind Uncle Gaspard (2:54) -- Georgia stomp / Andrew Baxter, Jim Baxter (2:44) -- Brilliancy medley / Eck Robertson and Family (2:59) -- Indian war whoop / Hoyt "Floyd" Ming and his Pep-Steppers (3:10) -- Old country stomp / Henry Thomas (2:52) -- Old dog blue / Jim Jackson (3:01) -- Saut crapaud / Columbus Fruge (2:47) -- Acadian one-step / Joseph Falcon (2:57) -- Home sweet home / Breaux Freres (3:00) -- Newport blues / Cincinnati Jug Band (2:55) -- Moonshiner's dance, part one / Frank Cloutier and the Victoria Cafe Orchestra (2:39).
Disc 2-B. Social music (Selections 42-56). Must be born again / Rev. J.M. Gates (1:28) -- Oh death where is thy sting / Rev. J.M. Gates (1:26) -- Rocky road / Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (2:42) -- Present joys / Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (2:50) -- This song of love / Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1 (2:56) -- Judgement [sic] / Rev. Sister Mary Nelson (2:23) -- He got better things for you / Memphis Sanctified Singers (2:52) -- Since I laid my burden down / Elders McIntorsh and Edwards' Sanctified Singers (3:16) -- John the Baptist / Rev. Moses Mason (3:02) -- Dry bones / Bascom Lamar Lunsford (2:58) -- John the revelator / Blind Willie Johnson (3:18) -- Little Moses / Carter Family (3:11) -- Shine on me / Ernest Phipps and His Holiness Singers (3:01) -- Fifty miles of elbow room / Rev. F.M. McGee (2:40) -- I'm in the battlefield for my Lord / Rev. D.C. Rice and His Sanctified Congregation (3:19).
Disc 3-A. Songs (Selections 57-70). The coo coo bird / Clarence "Tom" Ashley (2:54) -- East Virginia / Buell Kazee (2:58) -- Minglewood blues / Cannon's Jug Stompers with Noah Lewis (3:41) -- I woke up one morning in May / Didier Hébert (3:01) -- James Alley blues / Richard "Rabbit" Brown (3:05) -- Sugar baby / Dock Boggs (2:56) -- I wish I was a mole in the ground / Bascom Lamar Lunsford (3:19) -- The mountaineer's courtship / Hattie Stoneman, Ernest V. Stoneman (2:42) -- The Spanish merchant's daughter / Stoneman Family (3:15) -- Bob Lee Junior blues / Memphis Jug Band (3:08) -- Single girl, married girl / Carter Family (2:44) -- Le vieux soulard et sa femme / Cleoma Breaux, Joseph Falcon (3:08) -- Rabbit foot blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson (2:55) -- Expressman blues / Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachell (3:01).
Disc 3-B. Songs (Selections 71-84). Poor boy blues / Ramblin' Thomas (2:22) -- Feather bed / Cannon's Jug Stompers (3:13) -- Country blues / Dock Boggs (2:56) -- 99 year blues / Julius Daniels (3:04) -- Prison cell blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson (2:44) -- See that my grave is kept clean / Blind Lemon Jefferson (2:52) -- C'est si triste sans lui / Cleoma Breaux, Joseph Falcon (2:59) -- Way down the old plank road / Uncle Dave Macon (2:58) -- Buddy won't you roll down the line / Uncle Dave Macon (3:15) -- Spike driver blues / Mississippi John Hurt (3:14) -- K.C. moan / Memphis Jug Band (2:31) -- Train on the island / J.P. Nestor (2:57) -- The Lone Star Trail / Ken Maynard (3:12) -- Fishing blues / Henry Thomas (2:44).
Summary Enhanced CD focuses on Smith as an artist and twentieth century luminary and contains rare photos, historic video footage, artists interviews, and additional annotations.
Awards Grammy awards: Chairman's Merit Award, 1991 (for Harry Smith); Best Historical Album, 1998; Best Album Notes, 1998.
Subject Folk music -- United States.
Ballads, English -- United States.
Blues (Music) -- United States -- To 1931.
Blues (Music) -- United States -- 1931-1940.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Folk dance music -- United States.
Gospel music -- United States.
Folk songs, Cajun French -- United States.
Ballads, English.
Blues (Music)
Folk dance music.
Folk music.
Folk songs, Cajun French.
Folk songs, English.
Gospel music.
United States.
Iwi taketake.
Chronological Term To 1940
Genre/Form Blues (Music)
Blues (Music)
Ballads.
Folk songs.
Folk music.
Folk dance music.
Gospel music.
Added Author Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991, compiler.
Marcus, Greil, writer of added commentary.
Pankake, Jon, writer of added commentary.
Kemnitzer, Luis S. (Luis Stowell), 1928-2006, writer of added commentary.
Asch, Moses, writer of added commentary.
Rosenberg, Neil V., writer of added commentary.
Place, Jeffrey, writer of added commentary.
Ashley, Clarence, 1895-1967.
Baxter, Andrew.
Baxter, Jim (Musician)
Boggs, Dock, 1898-1971.
Breaux, Cleoma, 1905-1941.
Brown, Richard, -1937.
Burnett, Richard D., 1883-1977.
Carter, Buster.
Cloutier, Frank.
Crain, Edward L.
Curry (Banjoist)
Daniels, Julius.
Dunford, Uncle Eck.
Estes, Sleepy John, 1899-1977.
Falcon, Joe, 1900-1965.
Fruge, Columbus, 1907-1980.
Gaspard, Blind Uncle, 1880-1937.
Gates, J. M., Rev.
Grayson, G. B. (Gilliam Banmon), 1887-1930.
Harrell, Kelly, 1889-1942.
Hebert, Didier.
Hunt, Prince Albert, 1896-1931.
Hurt, Mississippi John, 1892-1966.
Hutchison, Frank, 1897-1945.
Jackson, Jim, -1937.
Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897-1929.
Johnson, Blind Willie.
Jones, Coley.
Justice, Dick, 1906-1962.
Kazee, Buell, 1900-1976.
Lachney, Delma, 1896-1949.
Lewis, Furry, 1893-1981.
Lewis, Noah, 1895-1961.
Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, 1882-1973.
Macon, Uncle Dave, 1870-1952.
Maynard, Ken, 1895-1973.
Mason, Moses.
McGee, F. W. (Ford Washington), 1890-1971.
McIntorsh, Lonnie.
Ming, Hoyt, 1902-1985.
Nelson, Mary, Rev. Sister.
Nestor, J. P.
Parker, Chubby.
Patton, Charley, 1891-1934.
Phipps, Ernest.
Poole, Charlie, 1892-1931.
Reed, Belle.
Reed, Bill.
Rice, D. C., Rev.
Robertson, Eck, 1887-1975.
Rutherford, Leonard.
Setters, Jilson.
Smith, Versey.
Smith, William.
Stephens, Uncle Bunt.
Stoneman, Ernest V.
Stoneman, Hattie.
Thomas, Henry, 1874-
Thomas, Willard.
Rachell, Yank.
Young, Preston, 1907-
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers.
Bently Boys.
Breaux Freres.
Brother Williams Memphis Sanctified Singers.
Cannon's Jug Stompers.
Carolina Tar Heels.
Carter Family (Musical group)
Cincinnati Jug Band.
Edward's Sanctified Singers.
Holiness Singers.
Memphis Jug Band.
Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1.
Nelstone's Hawaiians (Musical group)
North Carolina Ramblers.
Pep Steppers (Musical group)
Stoneman Family (Musical group)
Texas Ramblers.
Victoria Cafe Orchestra.
Virginia String Band.
Williamson Brothers.
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Added Title American folk music
ISBN 9786304585214
6304585217
Standard No. 930740090248
093074009024
Music No. SFW 40090 Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products
A 28746--A 28751 Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products
FP 251--FP 253 Folkways Records