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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

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What We're Reading This Week

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The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye

“This chapter book is about Aref and his parents, who are about to move from Oman to Ann Arbor, Michigan. 655 more words

What We're Reading This Week

Happy birthday Muddy Waters: His five most popular videos

Muddy Waters would have been 102 today. In order to celebrate his birthday, I have compiled the five most popular Muddy Waters videos on Youtube using Storify. 181 more words

Blues

Alan Lomax and the civil rights movement

from www.bbc.co.uk:

Alan Lomax – Songs of Freedom

To mark the centenary of the birth of folklorist Alan Lomax in 1915, Billy Bragg presents a new and original thesis. 239 more words

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Alan Lomax archive

This isn’t actually news – I just learned about it in an article from 2012 on Alan Lomax’s Massive Archive Goes Online – but I’m guessing that other people -especially those interested in Americana – will find this worth a closer look. 134 more words

Resources

JAYME STONE - Jayme Stone's Lomax Project

JAYME STONE
Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project
Label: Borealis Records
Released: March 3, 2015

1. Lazy John
2. Before This Time Another Year
3. Shenandoah
4. Goodbye, Old Paint… 125 more words

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Treasures from the Archive Roadshow

from http://downhillstrugglers.blogspot.com:

The Down Hill Strugglers are proud to be a part of the forthcoming “Treasures from the Archive Roadshow: Celebrating Alan Lomax & The Folk Music Collections at the Library of Congress” – an outreach program of theAmericanFolklife Center at the Library of Congress. 325 more words

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