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Alan Lomax Collection Sampler ()


Each of the major areas of music that Alan Lomax researched is documented on the very, very large Alan Lomax Collection series on Rounder. This sampler album has a short introduction to Lomax's philosophy as he conveyed it to Charles Kuralt before his death. From there, the collection moves into a quartet of tracks from the Southern Journey years, with some basic folk songs as well as the then-undiscovered Bessie Jones from the Georgia Sea Islands and the rather rare sacred harp singing style. One track is provided as an ...

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  1. Alan Lomax Speaking to Charles Kuralt, 1991 Interview
  2. I'm Going Home
  3. The Girl I Left Behind
  4. The Titanic
  5. Sherburne
  6. Early in the Mornin'
  7. Roll, Roll, Roll and Go
  8. Luce-O, Luce Mauvais
  9. Sambo Caesar
  10. War
  11. Religious Bhajan
  12. Tha Mulad, Tha Mulad
  13. As I Roved Out
  14. The Sister's Lament
  15. The Four Loom Weaver
  16. The Jovial Tradesman
  17. Jota Manchega
  18. Fandango de Comares
  19. Saeta
  20. Pastores de Bormujo
  21. La Partenza
  22. O Giglio è Beni Constrastatu
  23. Stornello
  24. Canto di Carrettiere
  25. Ballo del Tamburo
  26. Ma Uitai Spre Rasarit
  27. Essahi Oiwake
  28. Gendèr Wayang
  29. Rain Dance
  30. John Henry
  31. Devil's Dream
  32. Ten Pound Hammer
  33. Mâlheureuse Nègre
  34. My Son David
  35. Hawkins County Jail
  36. 61 Highway
  37. Low Down Dirty Blues
  38. Bound to Lose
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Alan Lomax Collection Sampler
1997, Rounder

UPC: 011661170025


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