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2015-05-28T18:28:01.000Z
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Video Title:
Smithsonian Folkways Remembers Harry Smith
Description:
In honor of what would have been the 92nd birthday of Harry Smith (1923-1991) this year, watch this mini-documentary about his influential 'Anthology of American Folk Music,' told through the perspectives of other musicians who have been inspired by the "improbable" piece of music. The video footage is from a 1997 concert celebrating the CD reissue of the anthology. The 'Anthology of American Folk Music' box set is available to order on Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/anthology-of-american-folk-music/african-american-music-blues-old-time/music/album/smithsonian First published in 1952, Harry Smith's 'Anthology of American Folk Music' continues to influence folk and rock musicians worldwide. In 1997, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissued the Anthology in a 6-CD set, earning GRAMMY awards and gold certification. That same year, concerts and a symposium were held in honor of Smith's work. Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
11 min 18 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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