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Mon Oct 26, 2015, 05:33 AM

Interested in folk, blues? This is a treasure.

The Alan Lomax Sound Archive Now Online: Features 17,000 Blues & Folk Recordings

among the 17,000 recordings:

Mississippi Prison Recordings 1947 and 1948

"The Lomaxes and other collectors of their time (and also decades later) found some of the most powerful vernacular music of the American South in the regionís oppressive and violent prison system."

http://www.openculture.com/2012/03/the_alan_lomax_music_archive_now_online.html

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 06:39 AM

1. Bookmarked and sent on to my fellow music lovers.

I've got a pretty good collection of old blues, this will add to it.

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 06:42 AM

2. Great! Thanks for posting this! n/t

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 06:53 AM

3. Oh, hell yes.

Thanks!!!

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 06:57 AM

4. And remember the classic folk book Rise Up Singing?

 

There's a second volume coming out.
https://www.riseupandsing.org/songbooks/rise-again

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 08:01 AM

5. Thanks for sharing. That is a great website for lots of cool stuff. n/t

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 08:31 AM

6. Real. American. Music.

Thank's for the heads up.

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Response to ellenrr (Original post)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 09:40 AM

7. K and effing R

 

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