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The Resource Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith

Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith

Label
Anthology of American folk music
Title
Anthology of American folk music
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harry Smith
Title variation
American folk music
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • bibliography
  • historical information
Cataloging source
OWU
Date time place
Recorded 1927-1932
Dewey number
782.42/16200973
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various performers
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products: SFW 40090 (A 28746--A 28751)
  • Originally released by Folkways Records, 1952 (FP 251--FP 253)
  • Disc 6 an enhanced CD, which can also be played on CD-ROM drive to access video materials, artist interviews, and additional background information
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Clarence Ashley
  • (2:44)
  • Brilliancy medley
  • Eck Robertson and Family
  • (2:59)
  • Indian war whoop
  • Hoyt "Floyd" Ming and his Pep-Steppers
  • (3:10)
  • Old country stomp
  • Henry Thomas
  • (2:52)
  • (3:14)
  • Old dog blue
  • Jim Jackson
  • (3:01)
  • Saut crapaud
  • Columbus Fruge
  • (2:47)
  • Acadian one-step
  • Joseph Falcon
  • (2:57)
  • Home sweet home
  • Drunkard's special
  • Breaux Freres
  • (3:00)
  • Newport blues
  • Cincinnati Jug Band
  • (2:55)
  • Moonshiner's dance, part one
  • Frank Cloutier and the Victoria Cafe Orchestra
  • (2:39)
  • Disc Four. Social music:
  • Must be born again
  • Coley Jones
  • Rev. J.M. Gates
  • (1:28)
  • Oh death where is thy sting
  • Rev. J.M. Gates
  • (1:26)
  • Rocky road
  • Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
  • (2:42)
  • Present joys
  • Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
  • (3:16)
  • (2:50)
  • This song of love
  • Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1
  • (2:56)
  • Judgement [sic]
  • Rev. Sister Mary Nelson
  • (2:23)
  • He got better things for you
  • Memphis Sanctified Singers
  • (2:52)
  • Old lady and the devil
  • Since I laid my burden down
  • Elders McIntorsh and Edwards' Sanctified Singers
  • (3:16)
  • John the Baptist
  • Rev. Moses Mason
  • (3:02)
  • Dry bones
  • Bascom Lamar Lunsford
  • (2:58)
  • John the revelator
  • Bill Reed, Belle Reed
  • Blind Willie Johnson
  • (3:18)
  • Little Moses
  • Carter Family
  • (3:11)
  • Shine on me
  • Ernest Phipps and His Holiness Singers
  • (3:01)
  • Fifty miles of elbow room
  • Rev. F.M. McGee
  • (3:02)
  • (2:40)
  • I'm in the battlefield for my Lord
  • Rev. D.C. Rice and His Sanctified Congregation
  • (3:19)
  • Disc Five. Songs:
  • The coo coo bird
  • Clarence "Tom" Ashley
  • (2:54)
  • East Virginia
  • Buell Kazee
  • The butcher's boy
  • (2:58)
  • Minglewood blues
  • Cannon's Jug Stompers with Noah Lewis
  • (3:41)
  • I woke up one morning in May
  • Didier Hébert
  • (3:01)
  • James Alley blues
  • Richard "Rabbit" Brown
  • (3:05)
  • Buell Kazee
  • Sugar baby
  • Dock Boggs
  • (2:56)
  • I wish I was a mole in the ground
  • Bascom Lamar Lunsford
  • (3:19)
  • The mountaineer's courtship
  • Hattie Stoneman, Ernest V. Stoneman
  • (2:42)
  • The Spanish merchant's daughter
  • Disc One. Ballads:
  • (3:02)
  • Stoneman Family
  • (3:15)
  • Bob Lee Junior blues
  • Memphis Jug Band
  • (3:08)
  • Single girl, married girl
  • Carter Family
  • (2:44)
  • Le vieux soulard et sa femme
  • Cleoma Breaux, Joseph Falcon
  • The wagoner's lad
  • (3:08)
  • Rabbit foot blues
  • Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • (2:55)
  • Expressman blues
  • Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachell
  • (3:01)
  • Disc Six. Songs:
  • Poor boy blues
  • Ramblin' Thomas
  • Buell Kazee
  • (2:22)
  • Feather bed
  • Cannon's Jug Stompers
  • (3:13)
  • Country blues
  • Dock Boggs
  • (2:56)
  • 99 year blues
  • Julius Daniels
  • (3:04)
  • (3:02)
  • Prison cell blues
  • Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • (2:44)
  • See that my grave is kept clean
  • Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • (2:52)
  • C'est si triste sans lui
  • Cleoma Breaux, Joseph Falcon
  • (2:59)
  • Way down the old plank road
  • King kong kitchie kitchie ki-me-o
  • Uncle Dave Macon
  • (2:58)
  • Buddy won't you roll down the line
  • Uncle Dave Macon
  • (3:15)
  • Spike driver blues
  • Mississippi John Hurt
  • (3:14)
  • K.C. moan
  • Memphis Jug Band
  • Chubby Parker
  • (2:31)
  • Train on the island
  • J.P. Nestor
  • (2:57)
  • The Lone Star Trail
  • Ken Maynard
  • (3:12)
  • Fishing blues
  • Henry Thomas
  • (2:44)
  • (3:08)
  • Old shoes and leggins
  • Uncle Eck Dunford
  • (2:59)
  • Henry Lee
  • Willie Moore
  • Richard Burnett, Leonard Rutherford
  • (3:13)
  • Lazy farmer boy
  • Buster Carter, Preston Young
  • (2:57)
  • Peg and awl
  • Carolina Tar Heels
  • (2:57)
  • Ommie Wise
  • Dick Justice
  • Gilliam Banmon Grayson
  • (3:09)
  • My name is John Johanna
  • Kelly Harrell and the Virginia String Band
  • (3:12)
  • Disc Two. Ballads:
  • Bandit Cole Younger
  • Edward L. Crain
  • (2:54)
  • Charles Giteau
  • (3:26)
  • Kelly Harrell and the Virginia String Band
  • (3:03)
  • John Hardy was a desperate little man
  • Carter Family
  • (2:55)
  • Gonna die with my hammer in my hand
  • Williamson Brothers and Curry
  • (3:24)
  • Stackalee
  • Frank Hutchison
  • Fatal flower garden
  • (2:58)
  • White House blues
  • Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers
  • (3:31)
  • Frankie
  • Mississippii John Hurt
  • (3:25)
  • When that great ship went down
  • William Smith, Versey Smith
  • (2:55)
  • Nelstone's Hawaiians
  • Engine 143
  • Carter Family
  • (3:16)
  • Kassie Jones
  • Furry Lewis
  • (6:13)
  • Down on Penny's farm
  • Bently Boys
  • (2:47)
  • Mississippi boweavil (boll weevil) blues
  • (2:55)
  • Charley Patton
  • (3:07)
  • Got the farm land blues
  • Carolina Tar Heels
  • (3:16)
  • Disc Three. Social music:
  • Sail away lady
  • "Uncle Bunt" Stephens
  • (2:56)
  • The wild wagoner
  • House carpenter
  • Jilson Setters
  • (3:14)
  • Wake up Jacob
  • Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers
  • (2:52)
  • La danseuse
  • Delma Lachney, Blind Uncle Gaspard
  • (2:54)
  • Georgia stomp
  • Andrew Baxter, Jim Baxter
  • Essays: The old, weird America / Greil Marcus -- The brotherhood of the anthology / Jon Pankake -- West Coast record collector / Luis Kemnitzer -- The birth and growth of the Anthology of American folk music / as told to Moses Asch -- Notes on Harry Smith's Anthology / Neil V. Rosenberg -- Supplemental notes on the selections / Jeff Place
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 audio 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
Lccn
2015616262
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 930740090248
  • 093074009024
Publisher number
  • SFW 40090
  • A 28746
  • A 28747
  • A 28748
  • A 28749
  • A 28750
  • A 28751
  • FP 251
  • FP 252
  • FP 253
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)37553804
System details
System requirements: IBM compatible 486 or better; Windows 3.1, Windows 95 or newer
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Anthology of American folk music, edited by Harry Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Smithsonian Folkways/Sony Music Special Products: SFW 40090 (A 28746--A 28751)
  • Originally released by Folkways Records, 1952 (FP 251--FP 253)
  • Disc 6 an enhanced CD, which can also be played on CD-ROM drive to access video materials, artist interviews, and additional background information
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Clarence Ashley
  • (2:44)
  • Brilliancy medley
  • Eck Robertson and Family
  • (2:59)
  • Indian war whoop
  • Hoyt "Floyd" Ming and his Pep-Steppers
  • (3:10)
  • Old country stomp
  • Henry Thomas
  • (2:52)
  • (3:14)
  • Old dog blue
  • Jim Jackson
  • (3:01)
  • Saut crapaud
  • Columbus Fruge
  • (2:47)
  • Acadian one-step
  • Joseph Falcon
  • (2:57)
  • Home sweet home
  • Drunkard's special
  • Breaux Freres
  • (3:00)
  • Newport blues
  • Cincinnati Jug Band
  • (2:55)
  • Moonshiner's dance, part one
  • Frank Cloutier and the Victoria Cafe Orchestra
  • (2:39)
  • Disc Four. Social music:
  • Must be born again
  • Coley Jones
  • Rev. J.M. Gates
  • (1:28)
  • Oh death where is thy sting
  • Rev. J.M. Gates
  • (1:26)
  • Rocky road
  • Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
  • (2:42)
  • Present joys
  • Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
  • (3:16)
  • (2:50)
  • This song of love
  • Middle Georgia Singing Convention No. 1
  • (2:56)
  • Judgement [sic]
  • Rev. Sister Mary Nelson
  • (2:23)
  • He got better things for you
  • Memphis Sanctified Singers
  • (2:52)
  • Old lady and the devil
  • Since I laid my burden down
  • Elders McIntorsh and Edwards' Sanctified Singers
  • (3:16)
  • John the Baptist
  • Rev. Moses Mason
  • (3:02)
  • Dry bones
  • Bascom Lamar Lunsford
  • (2:58)
  • John the revelator
  • Bill Reed, Belle Reed
  • Blind Willie Johnson
  • (3:18)
  • Little Moses
  • Carter Family
  • (3:11)
  • Shine on me
  • Ernest Phipps and His Holiness Singers
  • (3:01)
  • Fifty miles of elbow room
  • Rev. F.M. McGee
  • (3:02)
  • (2:40)
  • I'm in the battlefield for my Lord
  • Rev. D.C. Rice and His Sanctified Congregation
  • (3:19)
  • Disc Five. Songs:
  • The coo coo bird
  • Clarence "Tom" Ashley
  • (2:54)
  • East Virginia
  • Buell Kazee
  • The butcher's boy
  • (2:58)
  • Minglewood blues
  • Cannon's Jug Stompers with Noah Lewis
  • (3:41)
  • I woke up one morning in May
  • Didier Hébert
  • (3:01)
  • James Alley blues
  • Richard "Rabbit" Brown
  • (3:05)
  • Buell Kazee
  • Sugar baby
  • Dock Boggs
  • (2:56)
  • I wish I was a mole in the ground
  • Bascom Lamar Lunsford
  • (3:19)
  • The mountaineer's courtship
  • Hattie Stoneman, Ernest V. Stoneman
  • (2:42)
  • The Spanish merchant's daughter
  • Disc One. Ballads:
  • (3:02)
  • Stoneman Family
  • (3:15)
  • Bob Lee Junior blues
  • Memphis Jug Band
  • (3:08)
  • Single girl, married girl
  • Carter Family
  • (2:44)
  • Le vieux soulard et sa femme
  • Cleoma Breaux, Joseph Falcon
  • The wagoner's lad
  • (3:08)
  • Rabbit foot blues
  • Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • (2:55)
  • Expressman blues
  • Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachell
  • (3:01)
  • Disc Six. Songs:
  • Poor boy blues
  • Ramblin' Thomas
  • Buell Kazee
  • (2:22)
  • Feather bed
  • Cannon's Jug Stompers
  • (3:13)
  • Country blues
  • Dock Boggs
  • (2:56)
  • 99 year blues
  • Julius Daniels
  • (3:04)
  • (3:02)
  • Prison cell blues
  • Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • (2:44)
  • See that my grave is kept clean
  • Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • (2:52)
  • C'est si triste sans lui
  • Cleoma Breaux, Joseph Falcon
  • (2:59)
  • Way down the old plank road
  • King kong kitchie kitchie ki-me-o
  • Uncle Dave Macon
  • (2:58)
  • Buddy won't you roll down the line
  • Uncle Dave Macon
  • (3:15)
  • Spike driver blues
  • Mississippi John Hurt
  • (3:14)
  • K.C. moan
  • Memphis Jug Band
  • Chubby Parker
  • (2:31)
  • Train on the island
  • J.P. Nestor
  • (2:57)
  • The Lone Star Trail
  • Ken Maynard
  • (3:12)
  • Fishing blues
  • Henry Thomas
  • (2:44)
  • (3:08)
  • Old shoes and leggins
  • Uncle Eck Dunford
  • (2:59)
  • Henry Lee
  • Willie Moore
  • Richard Burnett, Leonard Rutherford
  • (3:13)
  • Lazy farmer boy
  • Buster Carter, Preston Young
  • (2:57)
  • Peg and awl
  • Carolina Tar Heels
  • (2:57)
  • Ommie Wise
  • Dick Justice
  • Gilliam Banmon Grayson
  • (3:09)
  • My name is John Johanna
  • Kelly Harrell and the Virginia String Band
  • (3:12)
  • Disc Two. Ballads:
  • Bandit Cole Younger
  • Edward L. Crain
  • (2:54)
  • Charles Giteau
  • (3:26)
  • Kelly Harrell and the Virginia String Band
  • (3:03)
  • John Hardy was a desperate little man
  • Carter Family
  • (2:55)
  • Gonna die with my hammer in my hand
  • Williamson Brothers and Curry
  • (3:24)
  • Stackalee
  • Frank Hutchison
  • Fatal flower garden
  • (2:58)
  • White House blues
  • Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers
  • (3:31)
  • Frankie
  • Mississippii John Hurt
  • (3:25)
  • When that great ship went down
  • William Smith, Versey Smith
  • (2:55)
  • Nelstone's Hawaiians
  • Engine 143
  • Carter Family
  • (3:16)
  • Kassie Jones
  • Furry Lewis
  • (6:13)
  • Down on Penny's farm
  • Bently Boys
  • (2:47)
  • Mississippi boweavil (boll weevil) blues
  • (2:55)
  • Charley Patton
  • (3:07)
  • Got the farm land blues
  • Carolina Tar Heels
  • (3:16)
  • Disc Three. Social music:
  • Sail away lady
  • "Uncle Bunt" Stephens
  • (2:56)
  • The wild wagoner
  • House carpenter
  • Jilson Setters
  • (3:14)
  • Wake up Jacob
  • Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers
  • (2:52)
  • La danseuse
  • Delma Lachney, Blind Uncle Gaspard
  • (2:54)
  • Georgia stomp
  • Andrew Baxter, Jim Baxter
  • Essays: The old, weird America / Greil Marcus -- The brotherhood of the anthology / Jon Pankake -- West Coast record collector / Luis Kemnitzer -- The birth and growth of the Anthology of American folk music / as told to Moses Asch -- Notes on Harry Smith's Anthology / Neil V. Rosenberg -- Supplemental notes on the selections / Jeff Place
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 audio 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
Lccn
2015616262
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 930740090248
  • 093074009024
Publisher number
  • SFW 40090
  • A 28746
  • A 28747
  • A 28748
  • A 28749
  • A 28750
  • A 28751
  • FP 251
  • FP 252
  • FP 253
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)37553804
System details
System requirements: IBM compatible 486 or better; Windows 3.1, Windows 95 or newer
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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