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Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons-Elektra (EKS-7296) 1965

Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons Elektra (EKS-7296) 1965 Work Songs, Blues, Spirituals, Preaching, Toasts Johnny Jackson (lead) – Raise ‘Em Up Higher (worksong) Marshall Phillips – Don’t Look So Downhearted Buddy (toast) Joseph “Chinaman” Johnson (leader) – Move Along ‘Gator (worksong) Joseph “Chinaman” Johnson – Three Moore Brothers (Cante-fable) Johnnie H. Robinson (first lead,) Eddie […]

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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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Prison Worksongs 1959 (Louisiana Folklore Society LFS A-5)

Prison Worksongs 1959 (Louisiana Folklore Society LFS A-5) Big Louisiana, Reverend Rogers, Roosevelt Charles – Berta Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey, Andy Mosely – Take This Hammer Reverend Rogers, Big Louisiana, Jose Smith – Stewball Odea Matthews – Five Long Years For One Man Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey, Andy Mosely – Alberta Let Your Bang Grow […]

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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 […]

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea; The Coast of the Western Province (1963-1964)

Badra (Buzi) Badra (Buzi) Badra (Yauga) Badra (Yauga) Badra (Sigabadr) Badra (Sigabadr) Badra (Sigabadr) Badra (Sigabadr) Badra (Mabudauan) Badra (Mabudauan) War Dance Song (Buzi) Harvest Dance Song (Buzi) Harvest Dance Song (Buzi) Harvest Dance Song (Buzi) Lament Song abaut the Tobacco Pipe Song about a Dream Burari (Flute Solo) (Buzi) Burari (Flute Solo) (Buzi) Tataro […]

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Music In the World Of Islam vol.1: The Human Voice

Recitation Of Verses Of The Qu’ran (Al-Ateuf, near Ghardala, Algeria) Dhikr (A Sufi Ceremony: Fayoum Oasis, Egypt) Houri (Secular Vocal Musci: Sandandaj, Kurdistan, Iran) Bedouin Wedding Songs (South of Wadi Musa, Jordan) Ghazal, Or Love Song (Tarif, Abu Dahbi) Gurdum Gurdum (Love Song: Daulatabad, North Of Balkh Afghanistan) Song At The Feast After Ramadan (Near […]

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Eddie Lee “Mustright” Jones ‎– Yonder Go That Old Black Dog: Blues, Spirituals And Folksongs From Rural Georgia By Eddie Lee Jones And Family

Yonder Go That Old Black Dog Baby, Please Don’t Go She’s Mine, She’s Yours Oh Graveyard, You Can’t Hold Me Always You’re Gonna Need My Help Someday Slide Instrumental Stop And Listen I May Never See You Anymore I Got A Yellow Gal John Henry I Won’t Be Troubled No More I’m Talking ‘Bout You […]

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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 – […]