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Folk Music

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Ages: 10 - 18
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Doc Watson "Your Lone Journey" (with Rosa Lee Watson)
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"Your Lone Journey" with his wife Rosa Lee Watson. The music world yet lost another legend this evening with the passing of guitar virtuoso Doc Watson, who was 89. The eight-time Grammy winner died shortly after 7:00 p.m. (EDT) at the Wake Forest Bap... [more]
Found by ECP in Folk Music
June 19, 2012 at 05:23 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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Maine Woodsmen and River Drivers and Music
From folkstreams.net, produced by David Weiss, Karan Sheldom
Men and women who worked for the Machias Lumber Company before 1930 share their recollections of the logging industry in Maine when they cut trees by hand, hauled logs to the river with horses, and floated them down to the mill. Remarkable documentar... [more]
Found by freealan in Folk Music
June 26, 2011 at 09:16 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Original Coon Creek Girls w/Aunt Idy Harper - Pretty Polly.
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2:56 Video Lily May Ledford (Banjo/Fiddle)...Esther(Violet) Koehler (Mandolin)...Rosie Ledford (Guitar)...Evelyn (Daisy) Lange (Bass)...And Margaret Lillee (Aunt Idy Harper (Solo)...Recorded 1st.Session 30/5/1938
Found by ECP in Folk Music
January 19, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Zydeco: Creole Music and Culture in Rural Louisiana
From folkstreams.net, produced by Nicholas Spitzer
Nick Spitzer film on African-American dance hall music in French-speaking southwest Louisiana, with Dolon Carriere, Armand Ardoin, and Alphonse “Bois Sec” Ardoin is the theme of this 55-minute video documentary. It is a great video to show those stud... [more]
Found by freealan in Folk Music
June 26, 2011 at 09:11 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Appalachian Journey
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(01:13) Appalachian Journey is one of five films made from footage that Alan Lomax shot between 1978 and 1985 for the PBS American Patchwork series (1991). It offers songs, dances, stories, and religious rituals of the Southern Appalachians. Preacher... [more]
Found by ECP in Folk Music
January 17, 2012 at 10:51 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Dreadful Memories: The Life of Sarah Ogan Gunning, 1910-1983
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(01:31) Born in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky, Gunning suffered a life of bitter poverty which became the fuel for dozens of moving songs about working people, the mines, and the great coal strikes of the twenties and thirties. In Mimi Pickering... [more]
Found by ECP in Folk Music
January 17, 2012 at 10:46 PM
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