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The primary function of music is to remind the listener that he belongs to one certain part of the human race, comes from a certain region, belongs to a certain generation.

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Kentucky Repatriation

from http://www.culturalequity.org:

2014-2015 KENTUCKY REPATRIATION

In the fall of 1937, Alan Lomax and his wife Elizabeth traveled throughout the mountains of Eastern Kentucky, documenting the region’s traditional music for the Library of Congress. 150 more words

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Wintergrass 2015 Performers -Jayme Stone and the Lomax Project

Jamye Stone and the Lomax Project will be at Wintergrass 2015 for 3 performances. The Lomax Project for this tour features Jamye  with Margaret Glaspy, Brittany Haas, Eli West & Joe Phillips. 306 more words

Wintergrass

BESSIE JONES with the GEORGIA SEA ISLAND SINGERS - " O' Day "

Bessie Jones with the Georgia Sea Island Singers – Get In Union: In a word: stunning. These performances, captured by Alan Lomax between 1959 and 1966, are primarily a capella, but they are easily among the most powerful and moving recordings . 35 more words

MUSIC

Best Songs Of 2014: Moving Star Hall Singers - "Remember Me"

1) Moving Star Hall Singers & Alan Lomax- “Remember Me (Edit)”

The first time I heard this group was seven years ago while taking a music history course. 111 more words

Music

Return to Coahoma County

excerpt from Nathan Salsburg (www.oxfordamerican.org):

Alan Lomax visited Texas Island, Mississippi twice, once in 1941, and again in August 1942, toward the end of his second summer documenting black vernacular song in Coahoma County, in the heart of the Delta.  484 more words

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