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Song of the Day: April 20

This week, soprano María Valdés curates Song of the Day. She will perform with NYFOS next Tuesday, April 26th, in Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women, … 238 more words

Song Of The Day

Fabulous New Field Recordings By John And Alan Lomax

JALOPY RECORDS PARTNERS WITH MISSISSIPPI RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘LOST TRAIN BLUES’ – COMPILED FOR ALAN LOMAX’S 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEVER-BEFORE-ISSUED FIELD RECORDINGS

This project excited me when I was told about it. 822 more words

Fieldwork: Alan Lomax online

When Alan Lomax initially envisioned his freely available Global Jukebox, a project that would bring together the recordings of vernacular music and stories he and others made around the world, it was a far off dream that the advent of the internet could only hint at.   206 more words

Progressive Rock

Shuffering and Shmiling

On suffering:

I’ve been pretty obsessed with the idea of suffering for the past year. I know it sounds weird, but keep reading. It started when I discovered… 551 more words

Prose

The Golden Vanity

In American Folk ballads there are some enigmas. One of them starts like this:

“There was a ship that sailed
all on the Lowland Sea, 808 more words

Traditional Folk Songs

The Blues

When thinking of American Music, jazz and the Blues stand out as truly American creations. In this, African American history month, we here at CLP LBPH offer a few books on the subject of the Blues for your enjoyment. 231 more words

Zepherin Saint - Know My Name (Tribe Records)

Tribe Records co-founder Zepherin Saint acting like an ethnomusicologist, on the footsteps of the late Alan Lomax who, from an early age, followed his dad, recording chants, songs, music from all over the place (and eventually abroad), eventually givin’ birth to one of the most unvaluable libraries in the history of music. 106 more words

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