The Resource Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith, (sound recording)

Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith, (sound recording)

Label
Anthology of American folk music
Title
Anthology of American folk music
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harry Smith
Title variation
  • American folk music
  • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings anthology of American folk music
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • bibliography
  • historical information
Cataloging source
WaS
Date time place
Recorded between 1927 and 1932
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Harry Everett
  • Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
Label
Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings: SFW 40090
  • "Eighty-four selections on six compact discs"--Container
  • At head of container title: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Principally previously released material (1952)
  • Issued in a box (32 x 32 cm.)
  • Compact discs
  • The sixth disc (3-b) is enhanced with CD-ROM material containing rare photos, historic video footage, artist interviews, and background information
  • Booklet with essays, appreciations and annotations (67 p.) and handbook with discography, index and bibliography ([26] p.) laid in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Wagoner's lad
  • King kong kitchie kitchie ki-me-o
  • Old shoes and leggins
  • Willie Moore
  • Lazy farmer boy
  • Peg and awl
  • Ommie Wise
  • My name is John Johanna
  • Bandit Cole Younger
  • Charles Giteau
  • v. 1.
  • John Hardy was a desperate little man
  • Gonna die with my hammer in my hand
  • Stackalee
  • White House blues
  • Frankie
  • When that great ship went down
  • Engine 143
  • Kassie Jones
  • Down on Penny's farm
  • Mississippi boweavil (boll weevil) blues
  • Ballads:
  • Got the farm land blues
  • v. 2.
  • Social music:
  • Sail away lady
  • Wild wagoner
  • Wake up Jacob
  • Danseuse
  • Georgia stomp
  • Brilliancy medley
  • Indian war whoop
  • Henry Lee
  • Old country stomp
  • Old dog blue
  • Saut crapaud
  • Acadian one-step
  • Home sweet home
  • Newport blues
  • Moonshiner's dance, part one
  • Must be born again
  • Oh death where is thy sting
  • Rocky road
  • Fatal flower garden
  • Present joys
  • This song of love
  • Judgement
  • He got better things for you
  • Since I laid my burden down
  • John the Baptist
  • Dry bones
  • John the revelator
  • Little Moses
  • Shine on me
  • House carpenter
  • Fifty miles of elbow room
  • I'm in the battlefield for my Lord
  • v. 3.
  • Songs:
  • Coo coo bird
  • East Virginia
  • Minglewood blues
  • I woke up one morning in May
  • James Alley blues
  • Sugar baby
  • Drunkard's special
  • I wish I was a mole in the ground
  • Mountaineer's courtship
  • Spanish merchant's daughter
  • Bob Lee Junior blues
  • Single girl, married girl
  • Vieux soulard et sa femme
  • Rabbit foot blues
  • Expressman blues
  • Poor boy blues
  • Feather bed
  • Old lady and the devil
  • Country blues
  • 99 year blues
  • Prison cell blues
  • See that my grave is kept clean
  • C'est si triste sans lui
  • Way down the old plank road
  • Buddy won't you roll down the line
  • Spike driver blues
  • K.C. moan
  • Train on the island
  • Butcher's boy
  • Lone Star Trail
  • Fishing blues
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Note
Set includes: 6 compact discs, 2 books.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SFW 40090
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • wln97266256
  • (WaOLN)11142333
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings: SFW 40090
  • "Eighty-four selections on six compact discs"--Container
  • At head of container title: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Principally previously released material (1952)
  • Issued in a box (32 x 32 cm.)
  • Compact discs
  • The sixth disc (3-b) is enhanced with CD-ROM material containing rare photos, historic video footage, artist interviews, and background information
  • Booklet with essays, appreciations and annotations (67 p.) and handbook with discography, index and bibliography ([26] p.) laid in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Wagoner's lad
  • King kong kitchie kitchie ki-me-o
  • Old shoes and leggins
  • Willie Moore
  • Lazy farmer boy
  • Peg and awl
  • Ommie Wise
  • My name is John Johanna
  • Bandit Cole Younger
  • Charles Giteau
  • v. 1.
  • John Hardy was a desperate little man
  • Gonna die with my hammer in my hand
  • Stackalee
  • White House blues
  • Frankie
  • When that great ship went down
  • Engine 143
  • Kassie Jones
  • Down on Penny's farm
  • Mississippi boweavil (boll weevil) blues
  • Ballads:
  • Got the farm land blues
  • v. 2.
  • Social music:
  • Sail away lady
  • Wild wagoner
  • Wake up Jacob
  • Danseuse
  • Georgia stomp
  • Brilliancy medley
  • Indian war whoop
  • Henry Lee
  • Old country stomp
  • Old dog blue
  • Saut crapaud
  • Acadian one-step
  • Home sweet home
  • Newport blues
  • Moonshiner's dance, part one
  • Must be born again
  • Oh death where is thy sting
  • Rocky road
  • Fatal flower garden
  • Present joys
  • This song of love
  • Judgement
  • He got better things for you
  • Since I laid my burden down
  • John the Baptist
  • Dry bones
  • John the revelator
  • Little Moses
  • Shine on me
  • House carpenter
  • Fifty miles of elbow room
  • I'm in the battlefield for my Lord
  • v. 3.
  • Songs:
  • Coo coo bird
  • East Virginia
  • Minglewood blues
  • I woke up one morning in May
  • James Alley blues
  • Sugar baby
  • Drunkard's special
  • I wish I was a mole in the ground
  • Mountaineer's courtship
  • Spanish merchant's daughter
  • Bob Lee Junior blues
  • Single girl, married girl
  • Vieux soulard et sa femme
  • Rabbit foot blues
  • Expressman blues
  • Poor boy blues
  • Feather bed
  • Old lady and the devil
  • Country blues
  • 99 year blues
  • Prison cell blues
  • See that my grave is kept clean
  • C'est si triste sans lui
  • Way down the old plank road
  • Buddy won't you roll down the line
  • Spike driver blues
  • K.C. moan
  • Train on the island
  • Butcher's boy
  • Lone Star Trail
  • Fishing blues
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Note
Set includes: 6 compact discs, 2 books.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
SFW 40090
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • wln97266256
  • (WaOLN)11142333
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
      49.280188 -123.114755
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