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John Ciardi, Alan Lomax, Ga. Sea Island Singers

Singing starts at 2:17.

A segment on the Georgia Sea Island Singers shot at St. Simons Island – featuring Bessie Jones, John Davis, Peter Davis, Willis Proctor, Mable Hillery, Emma Lee Ramsey, Joe Dixon, Joe Armstrong, and others unidentified, and guest host Alan Lomax – from the short-lived CBS educational program “Accent,” hosted by poet John Ciardi, 1962.



The 78 Project is more than just a movie about people making records. According to those involved It shows what happens when you capture live music inspired, they say, by ghosts. 754 more words


Review of Elijah Wald's "Dylan Goes Electric"

I’ve just sailed through the uncorrected proofs of long-title-lover Elijah Wald’s latest, Dylan Goes Electric: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties… 1,534 more words


The Tech Revolution: the Ediphone in Ireland

The storm and violence of modern life, the hustle and bustle of the big cities, the wail of the factory horn, the whirring of machines – the unbroken net of the busy industrial world has driven away and banished the old habits of living and of thinking. 626 more words

Digital Archives

Rediscovering Lomax in the Evangeline Country


from http://valcourrecords.com:

During the last few decades of the twentieth century,

it became fashionable in some circles to belittle the

work of Alan and John Lomax. 845 more words


Nicki Minaj featuring Alan Lomax: Rosie & Hey Mama

I present exhibit A: Hey Mama, a song by French DJ David Guetta with Nicki Minaj, music producer Afrojack, and singer Bebe Rexha. 2015.

I present exhibit B: Rosie, C.B. 558 more words


The Alan Lomax CD Sampler

Remember yesterday that I said I was going to have to do a lot of home work in order to do today’s CD justice? Well I did a little bit of homework, and feel I am nowhere near prepared to give todays subject a fair write up, but it is what it is and I’m going to try and BS my way through in my opinion of the most fascinating figures in music from the 20th century, that person would be Alan Lomax and todays CD is the ‘Alan Lomax Collection Sampler’. 822 more words