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Leadbelly's legacy. Vol. 3 [sound recording] : early recordings

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Editor:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
FW02024
Folkways 2024
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Lead Belly's Legacy, Vol. 2: Rock Island Line Lead Belly [sound recording]

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Liner notes:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Date:
1953
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
FW-COMM-LP-02014
Folkways 2014
Restrictions & Rights:
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Lead Belly's Legacy, Vol. 4: Easy Rider [sound recording]

Creator:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Recordist:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1953
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Military music  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Local number:
FW02034
Folkways 2034
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Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 3: Early Recordings [sound recording] / Lead Belly; edited by Frederic Ramsey Jr.; recorded by Moses Asch

Artist:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Liner notes:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
FW-COMM-LP-02024
Folkways 2024
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed; listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Lead Belly Legacy, Vol. 4: Easy Rider [sound recording]

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Liner notes:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Louisiana
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1953
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Local number:
FW-COMM-LP-02034
Folkways 2034
Folkways FP34
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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This land is my land [sound recording] : a collection of American folk songs

Title:
This land is my land: American work songs-- songs to grow on vol. 3
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Eskin, Sam  Search this
Bonyun, Bill  Search this
McClintock, Harry K. (Harry Kirby) 1882-1957  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Local number:
FW07027
Folkways 7027
Folkways 27
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Lead Belly's Legacy, Vol. 1: Take This Hammer [sound recording]

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Graham, Anne  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Oleander Quartet  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Producer:
Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Date:
1950
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Concertina  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
FW-COMM-LP-02004
Folkways FP4
Folkways 2004
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Songs to grow on. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : a collection of American folk songs for children / as conceived by Beatrice Landeck ; recorded by Moses Asch

Title:
Songs to grow on, volume 2, school days
Creator:
Landeck, Beatrice  Search this
Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Van Wey, Adelaide  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Bailey, Charity  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
1950-1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Singing games  Search this
Local number:
FLP 71544
Folkways 7020
Folkways 20
Restrictions & Rights:
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The glory of Negro history [sound recording] / written and narrated by Langston Hughes

Narrator:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967  Search this
Performer:
Hill, Bertha Chippie  Search this
Bibb, Leon (Charles Leon)  Search this
Haynes, Hilda 1912-  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Morgan, Clark 1920-1996  Search this
Nye, Hermes  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Armstrong, Louis 1900-1971  Search this
McKay, Claude 1890-1948  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Dallas String Band  Search this
George McClain Chorale  Search this
Author:
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872-1906  Search this
Recording engineer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
1955
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 7752
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The 12-string guitar as played by Leadbelly [sound recording] : an instruction record / by Peter Seeger

Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Cover photograph:
Gahr, David  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Instructional materials
Place:
United States
Date:
1962
Topic:
Music--Instruction and study  Search this
Musical instruments--guitar  Search this
Guitar--Instruction and study  Search this
Guitar--Methods (Blues)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Local number:
FW08371
Folkways 8371
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Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs [sound recording]

Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
Liner notes:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Compact disc
Place:
United States
Oklahoma
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1989
1962
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Violin  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 2483
Smithsonian Folkways 40007
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:siris_arc_233449

Leadbelly's last sessions. Vol. 2 [sound recording] / recorded by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Commentator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Album cover design:
Rosenhouse, Irwin  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1953
1940-1950
1941-1950
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FLP 113052
Folkways 2942
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Midnight Special with Lead Belly [sound recording]

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Liner notes:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Louisiana
New York
Date:
1976
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Concertina  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
FW31046
Folkways 31046
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; see SF 40045
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Leadbelly sings folk songs [sound recording] with Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Liner notes:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Compact disc
Place:
United States
Louisiana
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1989
1962
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Concertina  Search this
Local number:
FW02488
Folkways 2488
Restrictions & Rights:
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The Asch recordings, 1939 to 1947. Vol. 1 [sound recording] : blues, gospel, and jazz / compiled and edited by Samuel Charters

Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Dupree, Champion Jack -1992  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Johnson, Lonnie 1894-1970  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Washington, Ernestine B. 1914-1983  Search this
Johnson, Bunk 1879-1949  Search this
Tatum, Art 1909-1956  Search this
Hawkins, Coleman  Search this
Smith, Stuff  Search this
Spanier, Muggsy 1906-1967  Search this
Russell, Pee Wee  Search this
Simeon, Omer 1902-1959  Search this
Johnson, James P (James Price) 1894-1955  Search this
Sullivan, Joe 1906-1971  Search this
Bechet, Sidney 1897-1959  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Paul, Les  Search this
Two Gospel Keys (Musical group)  Search this
Thrasher Wonders (Musical group)  Search this
Omer Simeon Trio  Search this
Commentator:
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Creator:
Williams, Mary Lou 1910-1981  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1965
1966
1941-1950
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Local number:
FW00AA1-2
Folkways AA1/2
Restrictions & Rights:
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The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 Vol. 2 [sound recording]

Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Performer:
Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Ford, Mary 1924-1977  Search this
Paul, Les  Search this
Warner, Frank 1903-1978  Search this
Page, Ralph 1903-1985  Search this
Clark, Tiny  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Country Dance Orchestra  Search this
Commentator:
Smith, Charles Edward 1904-1970  Search this
Creator:
Ives, Burl 1909-1995  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
1930-1950
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Banjo music  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Local number:
FW00AA3-4
Folkways AA3/4
Restrictions & Rights:
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Jazz. Vol. 1 [sound recording] : The South / Edited by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Producer:
Smith, Charles Edward 1904-1970  Search this
Series editor:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Reese, Dock  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Red, Oh  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Blackwell, Scrapper 1903-1962  Search this
Tucker, Bessie  Search this
Gates, J. M. Rev  Search this
Daniel, Emma  Search this
Dupree, Champion Jack -1992  Search this
Simeon, Omer 1902-1959  Search this
Johnson, James P (James Price) 1894-1955  Search this
Johnson, Margaret  Search this
Oliver, King 1885-1938  Search this
Two Gospel Keys (Musical group)  Search this
Jim Jam Band  Search this
Omer Simeon Trio  Search this
Dallas String Band  Search this
Black and Blue Trio  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Songs and music
Place:
Southern States
Southern states
United States
Date:
1950
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Prisoner's songs  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Street music  Search this
Boogie woogie (Music)  Search this
Skiffle  Search this
Jug band music  Search this
Ragtime music  Search this
String band music  Search this
Local number:
FW02801
Folkways 2801
Restrictions & Rights:
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Leadbelly's last sessions. Vol. 1 [sound recording] / recorded by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Commentator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Album cover design:
Rosenhouse, Irwin  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1953
1940-1950
1941-1950
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FA 2941
Restrictions & Rights:
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38 Favorite American Folk Songs [sound recording]

Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Physical description:
3 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Louisiana
Oklahoma
Shreveport (La.)
Italy
Indonesia
Date:
1964
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Christmas music  Search this
Lullabies  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Local number:
FWDSFF1
FW-ASCH-LP-1979
Disc FF1
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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Music down home [sound recording] : an introduction to Negro folk music, U.S.A. / edited by Charles Edward Smith

Title:
Title on insert Down Home : A Portrait of a people - an introduction to Negro folk music, U.S.A
Editor:
Smith, Charles Edward 1904-1970  Search this
Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Dodson, Annie Grace Horn  Search this
Brown, Enoch  Search this
Dodson, Annie  Search this
Amerson, Rich  Search this
Hibler, Rosie  Search this
Melton, Dorothy  Search this
Reed, Dock  Search this
Hall, Vera 1906-1964  Search this
Coleman, Earthy Anne  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Moore, Mozelle  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Eaglin, Snooks 1936-2009  Search this
Spivey, Victoria  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958  Search this
Cannon, Gus 1883-1979  Search this
Lewis, Furry 1893-1981  Search this
Burse, Charlie  Search this
Slade, Will  Search this
Thomas, Willie  Search this
Cage, Butch  Search this
Little Brother Montgomery  Search this
Rosie Hibler and Family  Search this
Jubilee Singers  Search this
Children of East York School  Search this
Sonny Terry's Washboard Band  Search this
Montgomery Gospel Trio  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Songs and music
Music
Place:
Southern states
United States
Date:
1965
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Protest songs  Search this
Prisoners' songs  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Lullabies  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Storytelling  Search this
Singing games  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Skiffle  Search this
Jug band music  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Local number:
FW02691
Folkways 2691
Restrictions & Rights:
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