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Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap [sound recording]

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Liner notes:
Spitzer, Nicholas R  Search this
Connell, Dudley  Search this
Adams, Tom (Banjoist)  Search this
Balfa, Dewey  Search this
Riley, Steve  Search this
Chavis, Boozoo 1930-2001  Search this
Jiménez, Santiago Jr. 1944-  Search this
Kaapana, Ledward  Search this
Henderson, Wayne  Search this
Lockwood, Robert Jr. 1915-2006  Search this
Cellcion, Fernando  Search this
Bass, Fontella  Search this
Williams, Claude 1908-2004  Search this
Johnson Mountain Boys  Search this
Familia Colon  Search this
Michael White and the Crescent City Serenaders  Search this
Crescent City Serenaders  Search this
Klezmer Plus  Search this
Tamburitza Orchestra Slanina  Search this
Marimba Chiapas  Search this
Cellcion Family Zuni Singers  Search this
McIntosh County Shouters (Musical group)  Search this
CJ and Five Gallons of Fun  Search this
Birmingham Sunlights, The  Search this
Sun Rhythm Section  Search this
Texas Playboys  Search this
Kings of Harmony (Brass ensemble)  Search this
McCullough Kings of Harmony  Search this
Spitzer, Nicholas R  Search this
Tyler, John  Search this
Cephas, John  Search this
Wiggins, Phil  Search this
Sun Records  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Cajun  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Hispanic  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Jews  Search this
Serbo-Croatian  Search this
Mexicans  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Compact disc
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Appalachian Region
Descriptive notes by Nick Spitzer (30 pgs., illus., 12 cm.) in container.
Recorded April 1-May 8, 1992 in Vienna, Virginia, Folk Masters is the first of a continuing series of American music, featuring performances by the Johnson Mountain Boys, Klezmer Plus, Santiago Jimenez Jr., the Sun Rhythm Section, and many others.
Compilation produced by Nick Spitzer.
Table of contents:
Last goodbye / Johnson Mountain Boys (2:33) -- Orphan's waltz / Dewey Balfa, Steve Riley and Friends (3:31) -- Jolie catin / Boozoo Chavis and the Magic Sounds (2:39) -- Ay te dejo en San Antonio / Santiago Jiménez, Jr. (3:10) -- Aguinaldo jibaro / Familia Colón (3:41) -- Wai okeaniani / Ledward Kaapana (3:52) -- Gray eagle / Wayne Henderson (3:41) -- Black cat on the line / John Cephas and Phil Wiggins (4:50) -- Love in vain / Robert Jr. Lockwood (2:58) -- St. James Infirmary / Dr. Michael White and the Crescent City Serenaders (5:50) -- Ot azoy / Klezmer Plus (3:58). (cont.) -- Zagrebčani smo mi / Tamburitza Orchestra Slanina (2:56) -- Rascapetate / Marimba Chiapas (2:39) -- Zuni rainbow dance / Cellicion Family Singers (1:45) -- Adam picking up leaves / McIntosh County Shouters (2:46) -- Bucket drums and rap / CJ and Five Gallons of Fun (5:10) -- It's gonna rain / Birmingham Sunlights (3:08) -- This little light of mine / Fontella Bass (2:32) -- Red River Valley / Sun Rhythm Section (2:09) -- Big ball's in cowtown / Texas Playboys (3:01) -- Smooth sailing / Claude Williams (2:47) -- When the saints go marching in / Kings of Harmony Brass Band (2:03)
Track information:
101. Last Goodbye / Johnson Mountain Boys. Guitar,Mandolin,Banjo,Fiddle. Maryland,Pennsylvania
102. Orphan's Waltz / Dewey Balfa and Steve Riley. Fiddle,Accordion. French. Louisiana
103. Jolie Catin / Boozoo Chavis. Accordion. French. Louisiana
104. Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio / Santiago Jimenez, Jr.. Accordion. Spanish. Texas-San Antonio
105. Aguinaldo Jibaro / Familia Colon. Cuatro,Guiro. Spanish. Puerto Rico
106. Wai Okeaniani / Ledward Kaapana. Guitar-Slack Key. Hawaii
107. Gray Eagle / Wayne Henderson. Guitar. Virginia-Mouth of Wilson
108. Black Cat on the Line / Cephas and Wiggins. Guitar,Harmonica. Virginia,District of Columbia
109. Love in Vain / Robert Jr. Lockwood. Guitar. Ohio-Cleveland
110. St. James Infirmary / Michael White and the Crescent City S., Crescent City Serenaders. Clarinet. Louisiana
111. Ot Azoy / Klezmer Plus. Banjo,Clarinet,Saxophone. New York
112. Zagrebcani Smo Mi / Tamburitza Orchestra Slanina. Berde,Bugarija,Brac,Prima. Croatia,Illinois
113. Rascpetate / Marimba Chiapas. Marimba. Spanish. Mexico
114. Rainbow Dance / Cellcion Family Zuni Singers with Fernando Cellcion. Drum,Rattle. New Mexico
115. Adam Picking Up Leaves / The McIntosh County Shouters. Georgia
116. Bucket Drums and Rap / CJ and Five Gallons of Fun. Drum-Bucket,Buckets. District of Columbia
117. It's Gonna Rain / The Birmingham Sunlights. Alabama-Bessemer
118. This Little Light of Mine / Fontella Bass. Piano. Missouri-St. Louis
119. Red River Valley / The Sun Rhythm Section. Guitar. Tennessee-Memphis,Arkansas
120. Big Balls in Cowtown / The Texas Playboys. Fiddle,Guitar-Steel. Texas
121. Smooth Sailing / Claude Williams. Violin. Missouri-Kansas City,Oklahoma
123. When the Saints Go Marching In / Kings of Harmony Brass Band and the McCullough Kings of Harmony. Trombone. District of Columbia
Publisher number:
SFW 40047 Smithsonian Folkways
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
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Bluegrass music  Search this
Cajun music  Search this
Zydeco music  Search this
Jb̕aro (Puerto Rican identity)  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Klezmer music  Search this
Tambūrā (Drone lute) music  Search this
Marimba music  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Rap (Music)  Search this
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Sea Islands--Songs and music  Search this
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Local number:
Smithsonian Folkways 40047
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections