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Jazz. Vol. 5 [sound recording] : Chicago No. 1 / edited by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Morton, Jelly Roll d. 1941  Search this
Powers, Ollie  Search this
Oliver, King 1885-1938  Search this
Blythe, Jimmie  Search this
Keppard, Freddie 1890-1933  Search this
Armstrong, Louis 1900-1971  Search this
Tate, Erskine  Search this
Dodds, Johnny 1892-1940  Search this
Noone, Jimmie 1895-1944  Search this
Wynn, Albert 1907-  Search this
Jelly Roll Morton's Stomp Kings  Search this
Ollie Powers' Harmony Syncopators  Search this
King Oliver's Jazz Band  Search this
New Orleans Bootblacks (Musical group)  Search this
Jimmie Blythe's Ragamuffins  Search this
Keppard's Jazz Cardinals  Search this
Erskine Tate's Vendome Orchestra  Search this
Dixie Syncopators  Search this
Red Hot Peppers (Musical group)  Search this
Black Bottom Stompers  Search this
Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra  Search this
Albert Wynn's Creole Jazz Band  Search this
Johnny Dodds' Washboard Band  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
United States
Illinois
Date:
1951
1920-1930
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 2805
Folkways 63
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Sounds of new music [sound recording]

Editor:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Composer:
Mosolov, A. (Aleksandr) 1900-1973  Search this
Callahan, Harry M  Search this
Varèse, Edgard 1883-1965  Search this
Cowell, Henry 1897-1965  Search this
Ussachevsky, Vladimir 1911-1990  Search this
Luening, Otto 1900-1996  Search this
El-Dabh, Halim 1921-  Search this
Composer.:
Meyfuss, Julius  Search this
Recorder:
Marin, Roger  Search this
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Creator:
Bartok, Peter 1924-  Search this
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Jacobs, Henry  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Date:
1957
20th century
Topic:
Music  Search this
Instrumental music  Search this
Local number:
FW06160
Folkways 6160
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Calypso and meringues [sound recording]

Recorder:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Courlander, Harold 1908-1996  Search this
Performer:
Caresser (Musician)  Search this
Lord Invader 1914-1961  Search this
Macbeth the Great  Search this
Duke of Iron  Search this
Felix and His Internationals  Search this
Jazz Majestic Orchestra  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Haiti
Date:
1953
Topic:
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Merengues  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 6808
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Leadbelly's legacy. Vol. 3 [sound recording] : early recordings

Performer:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Editor:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
FW02024
Folkways 2024
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Sonny Terry [sound recording] : harmonica and vocal solos / recorded by Moses Asch

Performer:
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1956
1950-1960
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FW02035
Folkways 2035
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Footnotes to jazz. Vol. 3 : jazz rehearsal, 1. [sound recording]

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Jefferson, Hilton 1903-1968  Search this
Jones, Jonah  Search this
Rivera, Dave  Search this
Hinton, Milt 1910-  Search this
Hall, Edmond  Search this
Lucas, Al 1916-1983  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Creator:
Williams, Mary Lou 1910-1981  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
African American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
Date:
1951
1950-1960
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Piano  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 2292
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Footnotes to jazz Vol. 1 : Baby Dodds talking and drum solos. [sound recording]

Performer:
Dodds, Baby 1898-1959  Search this
Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
Date:
1951
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 2290
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Cat-Iron sings blues and hymns [sound recording] / recorded by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Performer:
Cat Iron  Search this
Photographer:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Album cover design:
Rosenhouse, Irwin  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Mississippi
United States
Date:
1958
1950-1960
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Hymns  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
FW02389
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Music from the South. Vol. 1 [sound recording] : country brass bands / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Performer:
Laneville-Johnson Union Brass Band  Search this
Lapsey Band  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Songs and music
Music
Place:
Southern States
Southern states
Alabama
Date:
1955
1950-1960
Topic:
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Marches  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Brass band music  Search this
Local number:
FW02650
Folkways 2650
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Music from the South. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : Horace Sprott, 1 / recordings taken ... by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Ford, Marshall  Search this
Ford, Mattie  Search this
Daniels, Eveline  Search this
Ford, Bessie  Search this
Hastings, Nellie  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Alabama
Date:
1955
1950-1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
FW02651
Folkways 2651
Folkways 651
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Music from the South. Vol. 3 [sound recording] : Horace Sprott, 2 / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Alabama
Date:
1955
1950-1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Local number:
FW02652
Folkways 2652
Folkways 652
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Music from the South, Vol. 4: Horace Sprott, 3 [sound recording]

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Songs and music
Place:
Southern states
United States
Southern States
Alabama
Date:
1955
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Cries  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Solo instrument music  Search this
African American dance  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Buck dancing  Search this
Local number:
FLP 68322
Folkways 2653
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Music from the South. Vol. 5 [sound recording] : song, play, and dance / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Rutledge, Harry  Search this
Ramsey, Philip Mrs  Search this
Ramsey, Philip (Musician)  Search this
Ford, Berenice  Search this
Ford, Eunice  Search this
Daniels, Bessie Lee  Search this
Daniels, Rosemary  Search this
Johnson, Tom  Search this
Copeland, John  Search this
Dunbar, Scott  Search this
Tucker, Joe  Search this
Dunbar, Celeste  Search this
Dunbar, Rosie  Search this
Mississippi String Band  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Songs and music
Place:
Southern states
Southern States
United States
Alabama
Mississippi
Louisiana
Date:
1956
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Folk dance music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Singing games  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
String band music  Search this
Buck dancing  Search this
Local number:
FLP 68323
Folkways 2654
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Music from the South. Vol. 6 [sound recording] : elder songsters, 1 / recordings taken ... by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Sprott, Annie  Search this
Griffins, Suddie b. 1898  Search this
Brand, Emmett b. ca. 1872  Search this
Boling, Wilson b. ca. 1861  Search this
Ford, Verna  Search this
Ford, Bessie  Search this
Hastings, Nellie  Search this
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Field, Jake  Search this
Brand, Eastman  Search this
Holifield, Arthur  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Southern states
Southern States
Alabama
Louisiana
Mississippi
Date:
1956
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Cries  Search this
Lullabies  Search this
Hollering  Search this
Songsters  Search this
Local number:
FW02655
Folkways 2655
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Music from the South. Vol. 7 [sound recording] : elder songsters, 2 / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Herod, George b. ca. 1890  Search this
Herod, Fanny  Search this
Herod, Peggy Lou  Search this
Griffins, John  Search this
Griffins, Lovie  Search this
Carey, Adeline  Search this
Jackson, Lewis Rev  Search this
Rucell, Charlotte  Search this
Price, Mary  Search this
Jolla, Richard b. 1878  Search this
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Sprott, Annie  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Southern states
Southern States
Louisiana
Alabama
Mississippi
Date:
1956
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Local number:
FW02656
Folkways 2656
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Music from the South. Vol. 8 [sound recording] : young songsters / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Cash, Ella ca. 1939  Search this
Cash, J. T.  Search this
Massey, Joseph  Search this
Melton, Dorothy  Search this
Starlight Gospel Singers  Search this
Combs Gospel Singers  Search this
Mississippi Wandering Travelers  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Alabama
United States
Mississippi
Louisiana
Date:
1956
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Hymns  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call and response  Search this
Songsters  Search this
Local number:
FLP 68333
Folkways 2657
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Music from the South. Vol. 9 [sound recording] : song and worship / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Stevenson, H. Brother  Search this
Brown, L. Sister  Search this
Lewis, F. Rev  Search this
Pavageau, Annie  Search this
Thomas, D. Rev  Search this
Bliggen, Dora  Search this
Hall, Effie  Search this
Choir of Morning Star Baptist Church  Search this
Choir of Pilgrim Baptist Church  Search this
Congregation Choir of the First Independent Holy Church of God  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Creator:
Ross, David b. 1893  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Southern states
Southern States
Alabama
Louisiana
Mississippi
Date:
1956
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Sacred music  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Call and response  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Local number:
FW02658
Folkways 2658
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Music from the South. Vol. 10 [sound recording] : been here and gone / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Commentator:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Bonner, Louis  Search this
Sprott, Horace  Search this
Warner, Joe b. 1893  Search this
Small, Freddie L.  Search this
Bliggen, Dora  Search this
Atkins, Dennis  Search this
Hall, Ella  Search this
Fitts, Effie  Search this
Jackson, Jennie  Search this
Moore, Mozelle  Search this
Dunbar, Scott  Search this
Dunbar, Celeste  Search this
Dunbar, Rose  Search this
Ramsey, Philip, Jr  Search this
Ramsey, Philip (Musician)  Search this
Gandy Dancers (Musical group)  Search this
Eureka Brass Band  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Songs and music
Place:
Southern states
Southern States
United States
Alabama
Mississippi
Louisiana
Date:
1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Solo instrument music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Street music  Search this
Dixieland music  Search this
Brass band music  Search this
Hymns  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Sacred music  Search this
Skiffle  Search this
Jug band music  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 2659
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Six and Seven-Eighths String Band of New Orleans [sound recording]

Performer:
Six and Seven-Eighths String Band  Search this
Commentator:
Souchon, Edmond  Search this
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
New Orleans (La.)
United States
Louisiana
Date:
1956
1950-1960
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
String band music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FW02671
Folkways 2671
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Jazz. Vol. 1 [sound recording] : The South / Edited by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

Producer:
Smith, Charles Edward 1904-1970  Search this
Series editor:
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995  Search this
Performer:
Reese, Dock  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Red, Oh  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Blackwell, Scrapper 1903-1962  Search this
Tucker, Bessie  Search this
Gates, J. M. Rev  Search this
Daniel, Emma  Search this
Dupree, Champion Jack -1992  Search this
Simeon, Omer 1902-1959  Search this
Johnson, James P (James Price) 1894-1955  Search this
Johnson, Margaret  Search this
Oliver, King 1885-1938  Search this
Two Gospel Keys (Musical group)  Search this
Jim Jam Band  Search this
Omer Simeon Trio  Search this
Dallas String Band  Search this
Black and Blue Trio  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Songs and music
Place:
Southern States
Southern states
United States
Date:
1950
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Prisoner's songs  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Street music  Search this
Boogie woogie (Music)  Search this
Skiffle  Search this
Jug band music  Search this
Ragtime music  Search this
String band music  Search this
Local number:
FW02801
Folkways 2801
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