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Alan Lomax (1915 – 2002), born in Austin, Texas, was an American field collector of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, musician, scholar, political activist, oral historian, and film-maker. 318 more words
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In celebration of Alan Lomax’s 100th birthday, Mississippi Records is proud to present a 6 LP box set featuring 100 of his finest field recordings. Previously unreleased tracks by Bob Dylan, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Southern Drum and Fife Corps, Bill Broonzy, Rosa Lee Hill, Dennis McGee, Jean Ritchie, Shirley Collins, Bukka White, Vera Ward Hall, The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Son House and many more.
JALOPY RECORDS PARTNERS WITH MISSISSIPPI RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘LOST TRAIN BLUES’ – COMPILED FOR ALAN LOMAX’S 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEVER-BEFORE-ISSUED FIELD RECORDINGS
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