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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

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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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From the Vault: Sounds of the South

A great collection of traditional music from the southern states recorded by Alan Lomax:

From The Vault

"Something Extramusical is Being Communicated Here"

by Amanda Petrusich (edited from http://www.oxfordamerican.org):

In his film “Ballads, Blues, & Bluegrass,” Alan Lomax  corners poor old Roscoe Holcomb, who’s just finished singing, and demands “Where does it hurt you?” 334 more words

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Daily Dose Of Blues 10.28.14

The Land Where The Blues Began

Published on Aug 4, 2013

” ORIGINAL EDITION WITH PROPER COLOR CORRECTION & UNDISTORTED SOUND PLUS TWO HOURS OF ADDITIONAL MUSIC FOOTAGE AVAILABLE HERE :  

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