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Mike and Peggy Seeger and Ralph Rinzler: Goodbye Little Bonnie/My Homes Across the Smoky Mountains/Fair Ellender others

Performer:
Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009  Search this
Seeger, Peggy, 1935-  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Artist:
Seeger, Peggy, 1935-  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  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
Contents:
Goodbye little Bonnie (More pretty girls than one)--My home's across the Smoky Mountains--Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender (Child No. 73) (2x)--Water is wide
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-4988
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:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-4988
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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/bk50d44f610-e8ab-41b0-94d4-a2ab381416b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref26673

Ralph Rinzler interview w Peter Goldsmith 6/13/91, pt. 3 and 4

Performer:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Recorder:
Goldsmith, Peter David, 1952-2004  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Contents:
Interview for Goldsmith's biography of Moses Asch. "Making People's Music"
Local Numbers:
PG-CT-009
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. rr.
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:
Oral history  Search this
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item PG-CT-009
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / Peter Goldsmith
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk518770205-0d0a-443b-a8a2-3b4f1842c465
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref28639

Interview with Ralph Rinzler

Performer:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Recorder:
Goldsmith, Peter David, 1952-2004  Search this
Creator:
Peter Goldsmith Papers  Search this
Names:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Contents:
Imterviews made during research phase of Moses Asch biography, Making People's Music
Local Numbers:
PG-CT-043
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: United States, Washington (D.C.), June 13, 1991.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. rr.
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:
Oral history  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item PG-CT-043
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / Peter Goldsmith
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5b5372834-7b2a-45f6-ac38-a2297965823d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref28680

Evening Concert: Mother Maybelle Carter, Helen Carter, Joe Carter

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs  Search this
Performer:
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978  Search this
Carter, Helen, 1927-1998  Search this
Carter Family (Musical group)  Search this
Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009  Search this
Artist:
Carter, Joe  Search this
Speaker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Songs and music
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Virginia
Tennessee
Local Numbers:
FP-1990-CT-0001
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, May 18, 1975.
General:
Z-138
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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:
Country music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Autoharp  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.AVPR, Item FP-1990-CT-0001
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CFCH Audiovisual Projects
CFCH Audiovisual Projects / Audio Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5fd0b761c-2b9a-4398-b01e-d71074c48382
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-avpr-ref899

Rinzler, Ralph

Container:
Box 12 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 12
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e4939

Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings

Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Names:
Festival of American Folklife  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Greenbriar Boys  Search this
Jugtown Pottery (Firm)  Search this
Newport Folk Festival  Search this
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
UNESCO  Search this
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009  Search this
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002  Search this
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996  Search this
Rinzler, Kate, 1937-2010  Search this
Sayles, Charlie  Search this
Seeger, Anthony  Search this
Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Seeger, Toshi  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Extent:
106.32 Cubic feet (87.5 cubic feet of papers, 18.82 cubic feet of audio)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Field recordings
Correspondence
Phonograph records
Notes
Business records
Audiocassettes
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Audiotapes
Date:
1890-2011
bulk 1950-1994
Summary:
This collection, with bulk dates from 1950-1994, documents the life of Ralph Rinzler and his professional activities as Director of Field Programs for the Newport Folk Festival, Director of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (formerly the Festival of American Folklife) and the Office of Folklife Programs (now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage), and the Smithsonian Institution's Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Includes personal papers, business records, correspondence, notes, photographs, audiotapes and field recordings.
Scope and Contents:
The Ralph Rinzler Papers and Audio Recordings encompasses a wide range of materials from Rinzler's prolific personal and professional life. Predominantly consisting of clippings, collected texts, correspondence, meeting notes, photographs, and production materials, this collection charts Rinzler's role in the mid-twentieth century emergence of community-based and institutional efforts to preserve, sustain, and amplify cultural heritage. As an assemblage of materials from all aspects of his life, the Ralph Rinzler Papers also reflect the many integral relationships he developed throughout the years with his colleagues, contemporaries, family, and friends.
Arrangement note:
The collection is currently arranged in 9 archival series as follows:

1. Biographical

2. Collected Texts

3. Correspondence

4. Events

5. Fieldwork

6. Meetings and Organizations

7. Notable Figures

8. Publishing and Production

9. Audio

The papers and photographs contained in the first 8 series are processed at an intermediate level, which means that all material was rehoused in archival folders, with folder-level arrangements and descriptions. Individual items within folders may not be fully arranged or described, due to the collection's level of complexity when it was deposited in the Archives.

When possible, folders were arranged alphabetically within series and subseries.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ralph Rinzler (1934-1994) was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and was interested in music at an early age. He was given a collection of ethnographic recordings from the Archive of Folk Song of the Library of Congress by his uncle, Harvard University ballad scholar George Lyman Kittredge, and they soon became his favorites. He became actively involved in the Folk Revival while attending Swarthmore College, organizing an annual festival on campus. He received his B.A. in 1956, and did graduate work at Middlebury College and the Sorbonne in French literature and language. Upon his return to the United States, he played mandolin for four years with the Greenbriar Boys, at times touring with singer Joan Baez. During the 1960s, he also studied, recorded, and worked with performers of traditional music, such as Doc Watson and Bill Monroe, both of whom gained international recognition in part through his efforts. In 1964, Rinzler accepted the position of Director of Field Programs at the Newport Folk Foundation, which involved the planning and programming of the Newport Folk Festival.

Rinzler came to the Smithsonian in 1967 as co-founder of the Festival of American Folklife (now the Smithsonian Folklife Festival) with James Morris in what was then the Smithsonian's Division of Performing Arts. After the 1976 Bicentennial Festival, Rinzler became the founding director of the Office of Folklife Programs (now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) to establish a center for research, publication, and presentation of programs in American culture and tradition. As Director, he initiated Smithsonian Folklife Studies, a publication series, and did research for the Celebration exhibit, which opened at the Renwick Gallery in 1982. Rinzler was appointed Assistant Secretary for Public Service in 1983 and Assistant Secretary Emeritus in 1990. Ralph Rinzler died on July 2, 1994.
Shared Stewardship of Collections:
The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acknowledges and respects the right of artists, performers, Folklife Festival participants, community-based scholars, and knowledge-keepers to collaboratively steward representations of themselves and their intangible cultural heritage in media produced, curated, and distributed by the Center. Making this collection accessible to the public is an ongoing process grounded in the Center's commitment to connecting living people and cultures to the materials this collection represents. To view the Center's full shared stewardship policy, which defines our protocols for addressing collections-related inquiries and concerns, please visit https://folklife.si.edu/archives#shared-stewardship.
Provenance:
The materials in this collection were deposited into the archives of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage over a number of years by Ralph Rinzler, Kate Rinzler, and Jeff Place in honor of the aforementioned. From the 1980s until Ralph Rinzler's passing in 1994, the Center received the majority of the audio tapes and photographs in this collection directly from Rinzler. With Rinzler's death in 1994, Jeff Place reviewed and deposited the majority of Rinzler's papers at the Center.

Until her passing in 2011, Kate Rinzler donated materials to this collection, with more continuing to arrive via her estate (as of May 2021). Many of these items were rehoused in the Kate Rinzler Papers.
Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
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 festivals  Search this
Folk music -- Southern States  Search this
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Field recordings
Correspondence
Phonograph records
Notes
Business records
Audiocassettes
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Audiotapes
Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51af02b1d-29bd-42f2-a8e7-d35c9bab6da0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-rinz
Online Media:

Rinzler Fieldwork: Ustad Sharif Khan Poonchhwaley

Performer:
Poonchhwaley, S. K.  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
India
Local Numbers:
FP-1994-CT-0466
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: India.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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:
World music  Search this
Sitar  Search this
Indians  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-1994-CT-0466
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Compact Audio Cassettes (CT)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5900ebf85-35a8-4525-a32d-df0de88d12c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5236

Yonder Come Day: Note Singing and Sprituals from South Georgia

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Georgia
Date:
1979
Contents:
Side 1. I'm not ashamed on my Lord, opening prayer (7:30 (C)) -- Blessed are the poor in spirit (2:30 (D)) -- Inside the pearly gates (4:32 (C)) -- Where could I go but to the Lord (2:30 (D)) -- Amazing grace (3:30 (D)) -- Side 2. My Lord will welcome me there (5:25 (D)) -- Buckle up my shoe (3:02 (A)) -- Walk in Jerusalem (1:12 (A)) -- Yonder come day (2:29 (A)) -- All these years Lord (1:38 (B)) -- Come by here M'Lord (1:40 (B)) -- Run sinner run (4:12 (D)) -- May God be with you, closing prayer (1:00 (B)).
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0076

Front Porch.79001
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Tifton, GA Front Porch 1979
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recording credits: A. Recorded at Mt. Calvary Church, Tifton, Ga., August 10, 1977 ; B. Recorded at the home of Mrs. Fannie Lee Teals, Tifton, Ga., August 9, 1977 ; C. Recorded at the Singing Convention held at Mount Zion Church, Damascus, Ga., August 21, 1977 ; D. Recorded at the Neighborhood Center, Oak St., Ocilla, Ga., August 3, 1978.
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:
Shape-note singing  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0076
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Commercial / LPs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5fb9c446a-c6d9-4b32-9ca1-96dec945e36e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5246

Rinzler Fieldwork: Willis James' lecture on African-American folk music- Atlanta, Georgia- 1965

Artist:
James, Willis, 1900-1966  Search this
Performer:
James, Willis, 1900-1966  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0473
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0473
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk589456c7b-6bf9-481f-bc71-00a7ac3dded3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5251

Rinzler Fieldwork: FOTM Concert: African-American Traditions w/ Fred McDowell, Mabel Hillary, Georgia Sea Island Singers

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Georgia
Mississippi
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0475
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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
Guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0475
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk57f4502a8-363a-4183-8a79-b5214add7df1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5252

Rinzler Fieldwork: Resurrection City Festival

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Artist:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Performer:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Walton, Ed  Search this
Molton, Norman  Search this
Sinclair, Robert  Search this
Thornton, James  Search this
Birds of Paradise (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
New York
Track Information:
101 I Woke Up This Morning with My Mind on Freedom / Bernice Johnson Reagon, Jimmy Collier.

102 Precious Lord / Ed Walton.

103 Ooh Baby Baby / Norman Molton.

104 Mule Train / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

105 Coal Train / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

106 Panama Limited / Robert Sinclair. Harmonica.

107 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen / James Thornton.

108 Drums and Spoons / Birds of Paradise (Musical group). Spoons (Musical instrument).
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0075
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, May 29, 1968.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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
Gospel music  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Spoons (Musical instrument)  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0075
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk55437ae80-5364-491b-8ebb-554dcf15d7e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5335

Rinzler Fieldwork: Charlie Sayles- demo, master tape

Performer:
Sayles, Charlie  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0201

FLP.52823
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, 1982.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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:
Harmonica  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0201
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Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Fieldwork / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk510c236c8-eea0-4657-9ea7-1318ef5416c4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref5458

Rinzler Fieldwork: Charlie Sayles- master

Performer:
Sayles, Charlie  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0202

FLP.52824
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, 1982.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
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
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0202
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Rinzler Fieldwork: Texas Blues: Lightnin' Hopkins; Bill BIson; Cleveland --; Dale Milius

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Texas
United States
Houston (Tex.)
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0832
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Houston (Tex.), United States, Texas, May 4, 1965.
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
Harmonica  Search this
Guitar  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-7RR-0832
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Blues Before Sunrise

Performer:
Blackwell, Scrapper, 1903-1962  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Illinois
United States
North Carolina
Chicago (Ill.)
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0162

77.77-LA-12-4
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
U.K. 77
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:
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Guitar  Search this
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Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0162
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No Special Rider

Artist:
Montgomery, Little Brother, 1906-1985  Search this
Performer:
Montgomery, Little Brother, 1906-1985  Search this
Firk, Backwards Sam  Search this
Carroll, Jeanne  Search this
Producer:
Rosenthal, Gene  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Illinois
United States
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1969
Contents:
No special rider (4 min., 12 sec.) -- Prisoner bound blues (4 min., 22 sec.) -- You've got to see your mama every night (3 min., 3 sec.) -- Cow cow blues / C. Davenport (4 min., 21 sec.) -- Gin house blues / Troy Henderson (4 min., 20 sec.) -- New Vicksburg blues (4 min., 3 sec.) -- London shout (2 min., 51 sec.) -- Oh, daddy / B. Smith (3 min., 19 sec.) -- Little Brother's early pieces & history (7 min., 39 sec.) -- No special boogie (2 min., 57 sec.).
Track Information:
101 No Special Rider / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

102 Prisoner Bound Blues / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

103 You Gotta See Your Mama Every Night / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

104 Cow Cow Blues / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

105 Gin House Blues / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

201 New Vicksburg Blues / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

202 London Shout / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

203 Oh Daddy / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

204 LB's Early Pieces and History / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.

205 No Special Boogie / Backwards Sam Firk, Jeanne Carroll, Little Brother Montgomery. Piano.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0152

Adelphi.1003
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Silver Spring, MD Adelphi 1969
Participant or Performer Note:
Blues; Little Brother Montgomery, piano and vocals, Jeanne Carroll, vocals, and Backwards Sam Firk, guitar.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in Chicago, Sept. 1, 1969.
General:
Program notes by Dick Spottswood on container; biographical notes by Mike Stewart on container.
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:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0152
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Early in the Morning

Artist:
McCoy, Ethel  Search this
McCoy, George  Search this
Performer:
McCoy, Ethel  Search this
McCoy, George  Search this
Brown, Jimmie  Search this
Firk, Backwards Sam  Search this
Producer:
Rosenthal, Gene  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Illinois
United States
East Saint Louis (Ill.)
Date:
1969
Track Information:
101 Mary (Penitentiary) / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

102 Late Hours at Midnight / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

103 Way Down South / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

104 Rocky Mountain Blues / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

105 Santa Fe Blues / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

106 Rainy Day Blues / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

201 Juanita Stomp / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

202 Miss Baker's Blues / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

203 Meningitis Blues / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

204 Early in the Morning / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

205 Going Down Slow / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

206 Childhood Dream Blues / George McCoy, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk, Ethel McCoy. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0133

Adelphi.1004
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Silver Spring, MD Adelphi 1969
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: East Saint Louis (Ill.), United States, Illinois.
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
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0133
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On the Road Again

Producer:
Rosenthal, Gene  Search this
Performer:
Lewis, Furry, 1893-1981  Search this
White, Bukka  Search this
Cannon, Gus, 1883-1979  Search this
Firk, Backwards Sam  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Tennessee
United States
Memphis (Tenn.)
Date:
1969
Track Information:
101 On the Road Again / Furry Lewis. Guitar,Kazoo.

102 My Wife is Getting Old / Furry Lewis, Bukka White. Guitar,Kazoo.

103 Why Don't You Come Home Blues / Furry Lewis. Guitar.

104 Lela / Furry Lewis, Gus Cannon. Guitar,Banjo.

105 Oh, Babe / Furry Lewis. Guitar.

201 I've Got a Bird to Whistle / Furry Lewis, Backwards Sam Firk. Guitar.

202 Give Me an Old Lady / Bukka White, Backwards Sam Firk. Guitar.

203 Furry's Worried Blues / Furry Lewis. Guitar.

204 Gibson Hill / Bukka White. Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0138

Adelphi.1007
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Silver Spring, MD Adelphi 1969
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Memphis (Tenn.), United States, Tennessee.
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
Kazoo  Search this
Banjo  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0138
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Things Have Changed: An Anthology of Today's Blues from St. Louis

Producer:
Rosenthal, Gene  Search this
Performer:
Townsend, Henry  Search this
Weston, Arthur  Search this
Roberson, George  Search this
McCoy, George  Search this
Brown, Jimmie  Search this
McCoy, Ethel  Search this
Brown, Henry  Search this
Cauthen, Andrew  Search this
Johnson, Clarence  Search this
Firk, Backwards Sam  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Missouri
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Date:
1969
Contents:
Cairo [on container: Cairo Blues] (Henry Townsend) (3:22) -- Uncle Sam called me (Arthur Big A Weston) (3:49) --Things have changed (George McCoy & Jimmie Brown) (3:53) -- Two trains (Jimmie Brown & Bill Hatfield) (3:30) --Bumble bee (Ethel McCoy) (2:40) --Webster's blues (Henry Brown & B. Sam Firk) (4:33) --Train (George McCoy & Jimmie Brown) (3:48) --Highway 49 (Arthur Weston & George Roberson) (3:56) --Christmas blues (Henry Townsend & B. Sam Firk) (3:45) --Baby let me come back home (Clarence Johnson, Henry Townsend & Andrew Cauthen) (2:45) --Tired of being mistreated (Henry Townsend & Andrew Cauthen) (2:52) -- Henry's jive (Henry Brown, Henry Townsend & B. Sam Firk) (5:15).
Track Information:
101 Cairo Blues / Henry Townsend. Piano.

102 Uncle Sam Called Me / Arthur Weston, George Roberson. Guitar,Harmonica.

103 Things Have Changed / George McCoy. Guitar.

104 Two Trains / Jimmie Brown. Guitar.

105 Bumble Bee / Ethel McCoy. Guitar.

106 Webster's Blues / Henry Brown. Piano.

201 Train / George McCoy. Guitar.

202 Highway 49 / Arthur Weston, George Roberson. Guitar,Harmonica.

203 Christmas Blues / Henry Townsend. Piano.

204 Baby Let Me Come Back Home / Henry Townsend, Andrew Cauthen, Clarence Johnson. Guitar,Harmonica.

205 Tired of Being Mistreated / Henry Townsend, Andrew Cauthen. Guitar,Harmonica.

206 Henry's Jive / Henry Townsend, Jimmie Brown, Backwards Sam Firk. Piano,Guitar.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0148

Adelphi.1012
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Silver Spring, MD Adelphi 1969
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Saint Louis (Mo.), Missouri, United States.
General:
Program notes ([1] p.) inserted. Performer(s): Blues; sung and played by various musicians. Production notes: Recorded Sept. 1969.
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
Christmas music  Search this
Piano  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0148
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Big Band Bounce and Boogie

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Track Information:
101 Cow Cow Blues / Piano.

102 State Street Blues / Piano.

103 Pine Top's Blues / Piano.

104 Pine Top's Boogie Woogie / Piano.

105 Jump Steady Blues / Piano.

106 Detroit Rocks / Piano.

107 the Dirty Dozen / Piano.

108 The Right String But the Wrong Yo Yo / Piano.

201 Honky Tonk Train Blues / Piano.

202 Yancey Special / Piano.

203 Celeste Blues / Piano.

204 Boogie Woogie Stomp / Piano.

205 Mr Freddie Blues / Piano.

206 Boogie Woogie / Piano.

207 Basement Boogie / Piano.

208 Death Ray Boogie / Piano.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-LP-0741

Affinity.1005
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
U.K. Affinity
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
Boogie woogie (Music)  Search this
Piano  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, Item FP-RINZ-LP-0741
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