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Title American epic [sound recording].

Publication Info. [New York] : Lo-Max/Third Man Records/Columbia/Legacy, [2017]
[New York] : Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment


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Description 5 audio discs ; 4 3/4 in.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
audio file rda
CD audio
Note Compact discs.
"From Delta blues to fiddle tunes, Cajun, Tex-Mex, Native American, Hawaiian, cowboy and gospel songs ..."--Container.
Title from disc label.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded 1922-1936.
Note Originally released as Columbia, Victor, Vocalion, Brunswick, Okeh, Perfect, Banner, ARC, Bluebird, Paramount, Champion, Gennett, Flexo, and Melotone 78 rpm discs.
Program notes by Bernard MacMahon and others, and lyrics with English translations (93 pages : illustrations (some color)) bound in container.
Contents Disc one, The Southeast : Memphis, Bristol, Johnson City, Louisville, Ashland, Charlotte. The coo-coo bird (Clarence Ashley) -- On the road again (Memphis Jug Band) -- The Panama Limited (Washington White) -- Indian war whoop (Hoyt Ming and his Pep Steppers) -- 'Tain't nobody business if I do (part 1) (Frank Stokes) -- K.C. Railroad blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- I am bound for the promised land (Alfred G. Karnes) -- Cottonfield blues (part 2) (Garfield Akers) -- I wish I was a mole in the ground (Bascom Lamar Lunsford) -- Down on Penny's farm (the Bentley Boys) -- Foldin' bed (Whistler's Jug Band) -- Greenback dollar (Weems String Band) -- Tallahatchie River blues (Mattie Delaney) -- Walk right in (Cannon's Jug Stompers) -- Bury me under the weeping willow (the Carter Family) -- Old dog Blue (Jim Jackson) -- Bayou Teche (Columbus Fruge) -- Cool drink of water blues (Tommy Johnson) -- Train on the island (J.P. Nester) --
Disc two, Atlanta : the origin of commercial field recording. My heart keeps singing (Elder J.E. Burch) -- Ninety-nine year blues (Julius Daniels) -- I get my whiskey from Rockingham (Earl Johnson and his Clodhoppers) -- Death's black train is coming (Rev. J.M. Gates) -- Waiting for a train (Jimmie Rodgers) -- Darling, where have you been so long? (Tenneva Ramblers) -- Rocky road (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) -- Ma blonde est partie (Amédée Breaux, Ophy Breaux, and Cleoma Breaux) -- Peg and awl (Carolina Tar Heels) -- Chocolate to the bone (Barbecue Bob) -- Down on me (Eddie Head and family) -- Prenez courage (Cleoma Breaux with Joseph Falcon and Orphy Breaux) -- Pickin' off peanuts (Dilly and his Dill Pickles) -- Just because (Nelstone's Hawaiians) -- Dupree blues (Willie Walker) -- Ladies on the steamboat (Burnett and Rutherford) -- Mamma, 'tain't long fo' day (Blind Willie McTell) --
Disc three, New York City, East Coast : the birthplace of electric recording. Cecilia (Cuarteto Flores) -- La coquetera (los Borinquenos) -- Coconito (Guty Cardenas y Lencho) -- Lovesick blues (Emmett Miller) -- Long tall mama (Big Bill Broonzy) -- John Henry blues (Two Poor Boys) -- Mr. Tom Hughes' town (Lead Belly) -- Louis Collins (Mississippi John Hurt) -- I am the light of the world (Blind Gary Davis) -- Fifty miles of elbow room (Rev. F.W. McGee) -- Chant of the eagle dance (Hopi Indian Chanters) -- Hilo hula (Hilo hanakahi) (Mike Hanapi and Ilima Islanders) -- If the river was whiskey (Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers) -- Stackalee (Frank Hutchison) -- The wreck of the '97 (Ernest Stoneman) -- Faded coat of blue (Buell Kazee) -- Country blues (Dock Boggs) -- Sail away ladies (Uncle Dave Macon and his Fruit-Jar Drinkers) -- Sail away lady (Uncle Bunt Stephens) -- Sallie Gooden (A.C. (Eck) Robertson) -- Arkansas traveler (Don Richardson) --
Disc four, the Midwest : Chicago, St. Louis, Richmond, Grafton. Hard time blues (Lane Hardin) -- Down the dirt road blues (Charley Patton) -- Poor boy, long ways from home (Banjo Joe) -- Hastings Street (Blind Blake and Charlie Spand) -- See that my grave's kept clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson) -- Gonna have 'lasses in the morning (Golden Melody Boys) -- New Orleans stop time (Bumble Bee Slim and Memphis Minnie) -- Prove it on me blues (Ma Rainey) -- I'm gonna die with my hammer in my hand (Williamson Brothers and Curry) -- Last kind words blues (Geeshie Wiley) -- Banjoreno (Dixieland Jug Blowers) -- It's a good thing (Beale Street Sheiks (Stokes and Sane)) -- Trust in God and do the right (Blind Willie Davis) -- Someday baby blues (Sleepy John Estes) -- Lonesome road blues (Sam Collins) -- Future blues (Willie Brown) -- Bull doze blues (Henry Thomas "Ragtime Texas") -- Brown skin gal (down the lane) (Massey Family) -- Henry Lee (Dick Justice) -- Old country rock (William Moore) -- La danseuse = The dancer (Delma Lachney and Blind Uncle Gaspard) -- My black mama (parts 1 & 2) (Son House) -- Cypress grove blues (Skip James) --
Disc five, the Deep South & the West : Birmingham, Jackson, Hattiesburg, New Orleans, Shreveport, Dallas, San Antonio, Los Angeles, San Francisco. Cross road blues (Robert Johnson) -- Mal hombre (Lydia Mendoza) -- Sunshine Special (Frenchy's String Band) -- Old Jim Kinnane's (Robert Wilkins) -- Les blues de voyage = Travel blues (Amédée Ardoin and Dennis McGee) -- The lost child (Stripling Brothers) -- I'm gonna cross the River of Jordan some of these days (Jaybird Coleman) -- Tomi tomi (the Aloha Serenaders featuring Sol K. Bright) -- Sittin' on top of the world (Mississippi Sheiks) -- James Alley blues (Richard "Rabbit" Brown) -- The Indian tom tom (Big Chief Henry's Indian String Band) -- Blues in a bottle (Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers) -- Je me suis en alle (Berthmost Montet and Joswell Dupuis) -- Dark was the night, cold was the ground (Blind Willie Johnson) -- E, mama ea (Sol Hoʻopiʻi and his Novelty Trio) -- Ghost dance (Truett and George) -- Woke up this morning (with my mind on Jesus) (Roosevelt Graves and brother) -- Allons à Lafayette (Joseph Falcon) -- Corrido de Joaquín Murrieta (parts 1 & 2) (los Madrugadores) -- Denomination blues (parts 1 & 2) (Washington Phillips).
Subject Americana (Music).
Popular music -- United States -- 1921-1930.
Popular music -- United States -- 1931-1940.
Blues (Music).
Cajun music.
Old-time music.
Genre/Form Popular music.
Added Author Ashley, Clarence, 1895-1967, performer.
White, Bukka, performer.
Ming, Hoyt, 1902-1985, performer.
Stokes, Frank, performer.
Baxter, Andrew, performer.
Baxter, Jim (Musician), performer.
Karnes, Alfred G., 1891-1958, performer.
Akers, Garfield, performer.
Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, 1882-1973, performer.
Delaney, Mattie, performer.
Jackson, Jim, -1937, performer.
Fruge, Columbus, 1907-1980, performer.
Johnson, Tommy, approximately 1896-1956, performer.
Nester, J. P. (John Preston), 1876-1967, performer.
Burch, J. E., Elder, performer.
Daniels, Julius, performer.
Johnson, Earl, 1886-1965, performer.
Gates, J. M., Rev, performer.
Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897-1933, performer.
Breaux, Amedee, performer.
Breaux, Ophy, performer.
Breaux, Cleoma, 1905-1941, performer.
Barbecue Bob, 1902-1931, performer.
Head, Eddie, performer.
Falcon, Joe, 1900-1965, performer.
Walker, Willie, 1896-1933, performer.
Burnett, Richard D., 1883-1977, performer.
Rutherford, Leonard, performer.
McTell, Blind Willie, performer.
Cárdenas, Guty, 1905-1932, performer.
Barcelata, Lorenzo, 1898-1943, performer.
Miller, Emmett, 1900-1962, performer.
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958, performer.
Leadbelly, 1885-1949, performer.
Hurt, Mississippi John, 1892-1966, performer.
Davis, Gary, 1896-1972, performer.
McGee, F. W. (Ford Washington), 1890-1971, performer.
Hanapi, Mike, performer.
Poole, Charlie, 1892-1931, performer.
Hutchison, Frank, 1897-1945, performer.
Stoneman, Ernest V, performer.
Kazee, Buell, 1900-1976, performer.
Boggs, Dock, 1898-1971, performer.
Macon, Uncle Dave, 1870-1952, performer.
Stephens, Uncle Bunt, performer.
Robertson, Eck, 1887-1975, performer.
Richardson, Don, 1878-1953, performer.
Hardin, Lane, performer.
Patton, Charley, 1891-1934, performer.
Cannon, Gus, 1883-1979, performer.
Blind Blake, performer.
Spand, Charlie, performer.
Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897-1929, performer.
Bumble Bee Slim, performer.
Memphis Minnie, 1897-1973, performer.
Rainey, Ma, 1886-1939, performer.
Wiley, Geechie, performer.
Davis, Blind Willie, performer.
Estes, Sleepy John, 1899-1977, performer.
Collins, Sam, 1887-1949, performer.
Brown, Willie, 1900-1952, performer.
Thomas, Henry, 1874- performer.
Justice, Dick, 1906-1962, performer.
Moore, William, 1893-1951, performer.
Lachney, Delma, 1896-1949, performer.
Gaspard, Blind Uncle, 1880-1937, performer.
House, Son, performer.
James, Skip, 1902-1969, performer.
Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938, performer.
Mendoza, Lydia, performer.
Wilkins, Robert, 1896-1987, performer.
Ardoin, Amadé, performer.
McGee, Dennis, performer.
Coleman, Jaybird, performer.
Bright, Sol K., performer.
Brown, Richard, -1937, performer.
Hoopii, Sol, 1902-1953, performer.
Montet, Berthmost, 1905-1972, performer.
Dupuis, Joswell, performer.
Johnson, Blind Willie, performer.
Truett, Velma Stevens, 1902-1967, performer.
George, Harry, performer.
Graves, Roosevelt, performer.
Phillips, Washington, performer.
Memphis Jug Band, performer.
Pep Steppers (Musical group), performer.
Bently Boys, performer.
Whistler and His Jug Band, performer.
Weems String Band, performer.
Cannon's Jug Stompers, performer.
Carter Family (Musical group), performer.
Clodhoppers (Musical group), performer.
Tenneva Ramblers (Musical group), performer.
Alabama Sacred Harp Singers, performer.
Carolina Tar Heels, performer.
Dilly and His Dill Pickles, performer.
Nelstone's Hawaiians (Musical group), performer.
Cuarteto Flores, performer.
Borinquenos (Musical group), performer.
Two Poor Boys (Musical group), performer.
Hopi Indian Chanters, performer.
Ilima Islanders (Musical group), performer.
North Carolina Ramblers, performer.
Fruit Jar Drinkers (Musical group : Uncle Dave Macon), performer.
Golden Melody Boys (Musical group), performer.
Williamson Brothers and Curry, performer.
Dixieland Jug Blowers, performer.
Beale Street Sheiks, performer.
Massey Family (Musical group), performer.
Frenchy's String Band, performer.
Stripling Brothers, performer.
Aloha Serenaders, performer.
Mississippi Sheiks, performer.
Big Chief Henry's Indian String Band, performer.
Texas Ramblers, performer.
Sol Hoopii Trio, performer.
Madrugadores (Musical group), performer.
Note Also known as: American epic : the collection
Added Title American epic (Television program).
Standard No. 00888750996923 gtin-14
Music No. 88875099692 Lo-Max/Third Man Records/Columbia/Legacy (label)
88875129012 Lo-Max/Third Man Records/Columbia/Legacy (container)

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