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Sounds of the South

Sounds Of The South-A Musical Journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi Delta recorded in the Field by Alan Lomax

DOWNLOAD HERE the full Disc 1 of Sounds Of The South : Sounds of the South – Blue Ridge mountain Music (97MB) HERE Sounds Of The South Disc 2 : Roots of The Blues – The Blues Roll On (97MB) HERE Sounds Of The South Disc 3 : Negro Church Music – White Spirituals (160MB) […]

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Negro Prison Songs (Tradition TLP 1020 LP 1957)

Negro Prison Songs (Tradition TLP 1020 LP 1957) Recorded by Alan Lomax at the Mississippi State Penitentiary-1957 The Murderer’s Home No More, My Lord Old Alabama Black Woman Jumpin’ Judy Whoa Buck Prettiest Train Old Dollar Mamie It Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad Rosie Levee Camp Holler What Makes a Work Song Leader? Early in the […]

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The Songs and Stories of Aunt Molly Jackson LP Folkways Records (FH 5457) 1961

The Songs and Stories of Aunt Molly Jackson LP. Stories told by Aunt Molly Jackson, songs sung by John Greenway. Folkways Records (FH 5457). 1961. I Am A Union Woman (Introduction: Aunt Molly Jackson/Sung: John Greenway) Poor Miner’s Farewell (Story: Aunt Molly Jackson/Sung: John Greenway) Dishonest Miller (Sung: John Greenway) The Birth Of Robin Hood […]


Conversations with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson (1947)

In 1947 Alan Lomax recorded bluesmen Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson on a Presto disc recording machine at Decca Studios in New York City after they had given concert at Town Hall. In a session of candid oral history and song, the three artists, Southern born but with established careers in […]


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Fred McDowell –What’s The Matter Now? Bookmiller Shannon –The Eighth Of January Ruby Vass –Old Gospel Ship Union Choir Of The Church Of God And Saints Of Christ–None But The Righteous George Spangler & Thornton Old Regular Baptist Congregation – Why Must I Wear This Shroud? Neal Morris –Sing Anything Vera Ward Hall* –Black Woman […]


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Wave the Ocean, Wave the Sea MR-057 Wade Ward –Chilly Wi Texas Gladden, Hobart Smith and Preston Smith –Lonely Tombs Ed Young, Lonnie Young and G.D. Young – Church, I Know We Got Another Building United Sacred Harp Convention – Sherburne (#186) Bessie Jones & Group – Reg’lar, Reg’lar, Rolling Under Floyd Batts & Prisoners – […]


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Oh Graveyard, You Can’t Hold Me Always (Mississippi Records #030) Mosby Family Singers – Eternal Life Straight Street Holiness Group – Come On Laura Rivers – Thats Alright Rev. Lonnie Farris* – Peace In The Valley Radio Four – Walk Around Joe Townsend – Going Over The Hill White Family – Help Me Jesus Silver […]


I’m Ĝonna Live Άnyhow Ʊntil I Die MR-065

I’m Gonna Live Anyhow Until I Die MR-065 HTML Embed: An unidentified error has occurred.This feature requires inline frames. You have iframes disabled or your browser does not support them.Open link in a new tab.   J.E. Mainer’s Mountaineers – Number 111 Fred McDowell – 61 Highway Bright Light Quartet – Chantey Medley E.C. Ball […]