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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:40:00 GMT
<figure> <img src="/media/blog/images/2011/07/SFF2011_Payn_7-09_0967.jpg" alt="Ayombe" /> <figcaption> <div class="figcaption-inner"> <div class="credit"> Photo by Dan Payn/Smithsonian Institution </div> </div> </figcaption> </figure><p>Check out these five playlists of Smithsonian Folkways tracks related to the 2011 Festival programs.</p><p><a href=""><strong><em>Music of Colombia </em></strong></a>features a variety of rhythms representing the regional diversity of Colombia, including two groups who performed at the Festival: Ayombe and Cimarrón. (17 tracks)</p><p><a href=""><strong><em>The Sounds of Peace Corps Countries </em></strong></a>includes an eclectic selection of tracks representing the musical traditions of countries that were represented in the Festival. (16 tracks)</p><p><a href=""><em><strong>Rhythm &amp; Blues </strong></em></a>highlights tracks from two albums recorded in the 1960s: <em>Roots: Rhythm and Blues</em> and <em>Roots: The Rock and Roll Sound of Louisiana and Mississippi</em>. (20 tracks)</p><p><a href=""><em><strong>Boogie Woogie Piano</strong></em></a> celebrates the boogie groove that is at the heart of the American R&amp;B and rock and roll traditions.</p><p><a href=""><em><strong>The Roots of Rhythm &amp; Blues </strong></em></a>surveys the songs, spirituals, spoken word, and poetics that contributed to the post-WWII development of rhythm and blues music.</p>&nbsp;
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