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James Brown

Artist:
Milton Williams, born 20 May 1940  Search this
Sitter:
James Brown, 5 Mar 1933 - 25 Dec 2006  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 35.2 x 23.5 cm (13 7/8 x 9 1/4")
Sheet: 35.2 x 28 cm (13 7/8 x 11")
Mat (Verified): 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1980
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
James Brown: Male  Search this
James Brown: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
James Brown: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
James Brown: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
James Brown: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rhythm and Blues  Search this
James Brown: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster  Search this
James Brown: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the photographer, Milton Williams
Object number:
NPG.96.187
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Milton Williams
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42f36fbee-3f1f-4e1a-aade-16d3dce655e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.187

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_76c012c5d7bdca4c591828ee24138880

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
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Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:podcasts_b58edda4d5127bb6a496a5f341d6f7a8

Window card for The Bronze Venus

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Herb Jeffries, American, 1913 - 2014  Search this
Flournoy Miller, American, 1885 - 1971  Search this
Buck and Bubbles, American, founded 1919  Search this
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Ralph Cooper, American, 1908 - 1992  Search this
John L. Criner, American, 1898 - 1965  Search this
Basin Street Boys, American, 1945 - 1951  Search this
The Cats and the Fiddle, American, 1937 - 1951  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22 1/8 × 14 in. (56.2 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
window cards
Place used:
Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Dance  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Race films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.147
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54368505d-f5c2-4ead-b276-5f837a9823a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.147
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This is the Blues with Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee

Artist:
McGhee, Brownie, 1915-1996  Search this
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Illinois
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
Keys to the highway.-What are the blues?-Blood River blues.-Crow Jane blues.-Willie May.-Daisy.-Louise
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-0998
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-0998
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19496

Village Gate Concerts

Performer:
Memphis Slim  Search this
Artist:
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Illinois
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
I just want to make love to you--Please don't go--One more time--Everyday I have the blues--Long lost son--we're gonna rock
Track Information:
104 Unknown / Piano.

105 Unknown / Piano.

106 We're Going to Rock / Piano.

101 I Just Want to Make Love to You / Piano.

102 Baby, Please Don't Go / Piano.

103 One More Time / Piano.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1011
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1011
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19509

Village Gate Concerts, Tape 2

Performer:
Memphis Slim  Search this
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
Big boat up the river--My babe--Last 100 dollars (Stewball)--Boogie--Misery--Wish me well- Blue yodel #7 (T for Texas)
Track Information:
101 Big Boat Up the River / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

102 My Babe / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

103 Last Hundred Dollars / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

104 Boogie / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

105 Misery / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

106 Wish Me Well / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

107 Blue Yodel #1 (T for Texas) / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon, Pete Seeger. Piano.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1019
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1019
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19517

Blues Harmonica

Artist:
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Contents:
one harmonica instrumental
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1029
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1029
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19527

Red Willie

Performer:
Red Willie  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
What do you want with a bad rooster--Well I'm sitting down in jail--Big foot mama--One kind favor--I had a good looking gal--You shake my faith in our midnight crowd--I'm going to shake hands with my partner--Going to the river, carrying my rocking chair--I love my mojo-Kinky headed woman--Little house over yonder--I lay down, I lay down thinking
Track Information:
101 What You Want With a Bad Rooster / Guitar.

102 Well I'm Sittin' Down In Jail / Guitar.

103 Big Foot Mama / Guitar.

104 Well There's One Kind Favor I Ask You To Do (See That My Grave Is Kept Clean) / Guitar.

105 I Had a Good Lookin' Gal / Guitar.

106 Got a High Brown Girl / Guitar.

107 You Shake My Faith In Our Midnight Crowd / Guitar.

108 I'm Goin' To Shake Hands With My Partner / Guitar.

109 Well, I'm Goin' To the River / Guitar.

110 I Was Standing On Cairo Street One Day / Guitar.

111 I Love My Mojo / Guitar.

112 She's a Kinky Headed Woman / Guitar.

113 Little House Over Yonder / Guitar.

114 I Lay Down / Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1099
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1099
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5b9eb5fcc-2683-443e-8127-c7077a904f07
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19593

Glory of Love- Guitar Recordings

Performer:
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Illinois
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
New York
Contents:
Bill Broonzy--Glory of love; Flamenco guitar--Guitar--Pete Seeger--Living in the country
Track Information:
101 Glory of Love / Bill Broonzy. Guitar. English language.

102 Flamenco Guitar.

103 Guitar Instrumental / Bill Broonzy. Guitar. English language.

104 Living in the Country / Pete Seeger. Guitar. English language.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1101
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, Chicago (Ill.), United States, Illinois.
General:
CDR copy- Disc 468/9
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1101
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19595

Newport Folk Festival

Performer:
Sea Island Singers  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
McGhee, Brownie, 1915-1996  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Gullahs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Rhode Island
New York
North Carolina
Georgia
Contents:
Sonny and Brownie--Living with the blues; Sonny Terry--My baby done changed the lock on my door; Sea Island Singers--Join the band--Peas in the rye (2x)--Join the band--Draw me a bucket of water--Things are coming my way--Little Johnny Brown--Moses--Before this time anothrer year--What a time
Track Information:
102 My Baby Changed the Lock on the Door / Sonny Terry. Harmonica. English language.

103 Join the Band / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

101 Born and Living the Blues / Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee. Harmonica. English language.

104 Peas in the Rye / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

106 Join the Band / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

107 Draw Me a Bucket of Water / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

108 Things Are Coming My Way / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

109 Little Johnny Brown / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

110 Moses / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

111 Before This Time Another Year / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.

112 What a Time / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1105
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Rhode Island, United States.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Sea Islands -- Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1105
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f20cc86d-8c49-4312-9fed-78d8917e31e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19599

Memphis Slim

Performer:
Memphis Slim  Search this
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
Going down slow--Kansas City--Boogie--Sit and cry--My babe--Boogie woogie
Track Information:
105 My Babe / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

106 Boogie Woogie / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

101 Going Down Slow / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

102 Kansas City / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

103 Boogie / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

104 Sit and Cry and Sing the Blues / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1111
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1111
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5df3db4d2-2b75-4a0c-8d56-3115715b4fa5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19605

Village Gate Concerts: Memphis Slim, Pete Seeger and Willie Dixon, Tape 19

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Memphis Slim  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
6. Pete Seeger- Times A-Gettin' Hard 7. Pete Seeger- Living in the Country 8. Pete Seeger- You Are My Sunshine 9. Pete Seeger- Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues 10. Pete Seeger- Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat 11. Pete Seeger- I Don't Want Your Millions, Mr. 12. Pete Seeger- Pittsburgh Town 13. Pete Seeger- Talking Union 14. Pete Seeger- Talk About Almanac Singers 15. Pete Seeger- Arctic Circle Blues 16. Pete Seeger- Keep Out of the Way of the Bloodstained Banders 17. Pete Seeger- Woody Guthrie Didn't Pay His Dues 18. Memphis Slim- John Henry 19. Memphis Slim- Unknown Boogie 20. Memphis Slim- You Don't Know My Mind
Track Information:
101 Time's A-Getting Hard / Pete Seeger.

102 Living in the Country / Pete Seeger.

103 You are My Sunshine / Pete Seeger.

104 Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues / Pete Seeger.

105 Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat / Pete Seeger.

106 I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister / Pete Seeger.

107 Pittsburgh Town / Pete Seeger.

108 Talking Union / Pete Seeger.

110 Arctic Circle Blues Pete Seeger.

114 John Henry / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon.

115 You Don't Know My Mind / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1390
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy- disc 246
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Piano  Search this
Industrial revolution  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Function:
Labor unions
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1390
See more items in:
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19869

Memphis Slim 1 & 2

Performer:
Memphis Slim  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Illinois
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
Won't do that no more--When I've been drinking--M&O blues--Broke and hungry--Muddy water--Prison bound--Queen bee--Backwater blues--It was a dream--Mean mistreating blues--Digging my potatoes--Yancey Special
Track Information:
101 Won't Do That No More / Piano.

102 When I've Been Drinking / Piano.

103 M&O Blues / Piano.

104 Broke and Hungry / Piano.

105 Muddy Water / Piano.

106 Prison Bound / Piano.

201 Queen Bee / Piano.

202 Backwater Blues / Piano.

203 It Was a Dream / Piano.

204 Mean Mistreating Mama / Piano.

205 Digging My Potatoes / Piano.

206 Yancey Special / Piano.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1433
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1433
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White-country and Afro-American Blues

Artist:
Friends of Greasy Greens  Search this
Blaustein, Richard  Search this
Rosenberg, Neil V.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Indiana
Contents:
So much wine--Inerta--J.P. Moragan--Ditch digger blues--I'll see you again--Bumblebee-Last fair deal
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1674
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: United States.
General:
CDR copy Neil Rosenberg, Richard Blaustein and Peter Acezev
Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Country music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1674
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Village Gate Concerts: Memphis Slim, Pete Seeger and Willie Dixon, tape 1

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Memphis Slim  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
Deep blue sea; Hieland laddie&#x2014Ol Riley&#x2014D-Day Dodgers&#x2014Teacher's blues--Wish me well--We are going to rock--Beer drinking woman--Crazy about my baby
Track Information:
101 Audience.

103 Deep Blue Sea / Pete Seeger. Banjo. English language.

104 Hieland Laddie / Pete Seeger. Banjo. English language.

105 Oh, Riley / Pete Seeger. Banjo. English language.

106 D-Day Dodgers / Pete Seeger. Banjo. English language.

107 Teacher's Blues / Pete Seeger, Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Banjo,Piano,Bass guitar. English language.

108 Wish Me Well / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano,Bass guitar. English language.

109 We are Going to Rock / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano,Bass guitar. English language.

110 Beer Drinking Woman / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano,Bass guitar. English language.

111 Crazy About My Baby / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano,Bass guitar. English language.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1912
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy- Disc 330
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Piano  Search this
Bass guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1912
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Village Gate Concerts: Memphis Slim, Pete Seeger and Willie Dixon, tape 16

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Memphis Slim  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Contents:
Banks of the Ohio--Oh, lovely appearance of death--Aimee McPherson--Billy Barlow--Black and white--T for Texas (Blue yodel #1)--Kansas City
Track Information:
101 Banks of the Ohio / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

102 Oh, Lovely Appearance of Death / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

103 Aimee McPherson / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

104 Billy Barlow / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

105 Black and White / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

106 Blue Yodel #1 (T for Texas) / Pete Seeger, Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Banjo,Piano.

107 Kansas City / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1937
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy= Disc 336
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Piano  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1937
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Village Gate Concerts: Memphis Slim, Pete Seeger and Willie Dixon, Tape 14

Performer:
Memphis Slim  Search this
Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Track Information:
101 Kansas City / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

102 I'm Going to Give My Use to You / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

103 Mama, She Mistreated Me / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

104 Boogie Woogie / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.

105 If You Don't Know What You're Doing Today / Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon. Piano.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1938
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy- Disc 335
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Piano  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1938
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Hootenanny at Carnegie Hall, Tape 1

Performer:
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Hopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982  Search this
Makem, Tommy  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
Clancy Brothers  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Texas
Ireland
Great Britian
California
Contents:
Pete Seeger--If I had a hammer--Lightnin' Hopkins--Oh Mary don't you weep; Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem--Moonshiner--Whistling gypsy--Haul Away Joe--Roddy McCorley; Joan Baez- unk; Clancy Brothers--Lang-a-growing--Jug of punch--Finnegan's wake--Johnny McEldoo; Joan Baez---Giorl of constant sorrow--Maid freed from the gallows--Little darling--House of the rising sun; Clancy Brothers--Glory to the new born king; Lighnin' Hopkins--Baby please don't go--Short haired woman--Baby, you don't have to go--I can't be successful
Track Information:
101 If I Had a Hammer (Hammer Song) / Pete Seeger. Banjo.

102 Oh, Mary Don't You Weep / Pete Seeger, Lightnin' Hopkins. Guitar.

103 The Moonshiner / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

111 Girl of Constant Sorrow / Joan Baez. Guitar.

104 The Whistling Gypsy (Child No. 200)/ Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

105 Haul Away Joe / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

106 Roddy McCorley / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

107 Lang A-Growing / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

108 A Jug of Punch / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

109 Finnegan's Wake / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

110 Johnny McEldoo / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

112 The Maid Freed from the Gallows (Child No. 95) / Joan Baez. Guitar.

113 Little Darling / Joan Baez. Guitar.

114 House of the Rising Sun / Joan Baez. Guitar.

106 House Carpenter (Child No. 243)/ Joan Baez. Guitar.

115 Glory to the New Born King / Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem. Banjo.

116 Baby Please Don't Go / Lightnin' Hopkins. Guitar.

117 Short Haired Woman / Lightnin' Hopkins. Guitar.

118 Baby, You Don't Have to Go / Lightnin' Hopkins. Guitar.

118 I Can't Be Successful / Lightnin' Hopkins. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1943
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States, October 14, 1960.
General:
CDR copy- Disc 337
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Ireland -- Songs and music  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1943
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Lead Belly Acetates

Performer:
Leadbelly, 1885-1949  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Louisiana
Contents:
Laura--Grasshoppers on my pillow--Blind Lemon--Noted rider--Sukey jump
Track Information:
101 Laura / Accordion.

102 Grasshoppers in My Pillow / Guitar.

103 Blind Lemon / Guitar.

104 Sukey Jump / Accordion.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2070
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York, United States.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-2070
See more items in:
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