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Interview with Harry Smith, Elizabeth Cotten by Gary Kenton

Performer:
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991  Search this
Recorder:
Kenton, Gary, 1950-  Search this
Artist:
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound disc (digital, 4 3/4 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound discs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
United States
North Carolina
Contents:
Interviews done for Gary Kenton's unpublished biography of Moses Asch. Two interviews of Harry Smith and Libba Cotton
Track Information:
101 Interview / Harry Everett Smith.

102 Interview / Elizabeth Cotten.
Local Numbers:
PG-CDR-0016
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: United States, New York (N.Y.), 1984.
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed.
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-CDR-0016
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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/bk5c6d6480b-202b-4b95-acce-bf8b4900b4b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref28657

Elizabeth Cotten

Artist:
Brian Lanker, 31 Aug 1947 - 13 Mar 2011  Search this
Sitter:
Elizabeth Cotten, 05 Jan 1893 - 29 Jun 1987  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 71.4 × 71.4 cm (28 1/8 × 28 1/8")
Sheet/Mount: 81.3 × 75.4 cm (32 × 29 11/16")
Mat: 88 × 86.9 cm (34 5/8 × 34 3/16")
Frame: 91.1 × 89.7 × 3.8 cm (35 7/8 × 35 5/16 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1987
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Elizabeth Cotten: Female  Search this
Elizabeth Cotten: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Elizabeth Cotten: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rhythm and Blues  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Lynda Lanker and a museum purchase made possible with generous support from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois Sr. and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and Cindy Aron
Object number:
NPG.2021.98
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Brian Lanker Archive
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm448fd80d9-f2b7-469c-8dce-8bcb4653e7bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2021.98

Mike Seeger performs "Walking Boss" in the Smithsonian Folkways Studio

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-29T13:30:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
News & Politics  Search this
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Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_s9YRYzRwqXc

Mike Seeger - "Walking Boss" [Live at Folkways Studio 2007]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-07-29T13:05:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_4St8z3cBEFk

Horace Sprott - "Jesus Going to Make Up My Dying Bed" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-03-30T19:51:56.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_4YLDhogxmq0

Thrasher Wonders - "Moses Smote the Waters" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-04-09T17:38:35.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_BtUBG5-k034

Starlight Gospel Singers - "Oh Lord, I'm So Glad I Got Good Religion" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-04-07T18:35:52.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_FxHkgD4wDg0

Elizabeth Cotten - "I Don't Love Nobody" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-03-10T16:43:34.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_S2XwoCi5evA

Elizabeth Cotten - "Going Down the Road Feeling Bad" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-02-18T19:01:34.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_fwdFhWNL0_M

Fisk Jubilee Singers - "When I Was Sinkin' Down" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-04-09T17:19:40.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_pGe-OB8wzXk

Willie Gresham - "Soon, One Mornin'" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-04-09T18:05:18.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_xQ7uOmAJ7D8

Women and Ginseng: Vicky Ferguson

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-09-16T19:36:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1Khj8L8_HV8

A Talk with Laura Veirs about Elizabeth Cotten

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-20T21:16:30.000Z
YouTube Category:
People & Blogs  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_7tbdfF_YvDI

Women and Ginseng: Mary Lawson

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-09-16T19:46:43.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Cng8vz10vwE

Mike Seeger Talks Childhood and Early Days in Music [Interview Video]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-08-13T19:29:05.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
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smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_wFMGScBYAgo

Rinzler Fieldwork: Resurrection City Festival

Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Artist:
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Sea Island Singers  Search this
Performer:
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Sea Island Singers  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  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
Washington (D.C.)
Georgia
North Carolina
Carrboro (N.C.)
Contents:
Sea Island Singers--We Gonna Have a Time (When the War is Over)--Handwriting on the Wall--Give Me the Gourd to Drink Water---Give Me the Gourd to Drink Water; Elizabeth Cotten--Bye and Bye--Freight Train--Babe, It Ain't No Lie
Track Information:
101 We Gonna Have a Time (When the War is Over) / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect,English language.

102 Handwriting on the Wall / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect,English language.

103 Give Me the Gourd to Drink Water / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect,English language.

104 Going Across Jordan / Sea Island Singers. Sea Islands--Creole dialect,English language.

105 Bye and Bye / Elizabeth Cotten. Guitar. English language.

106 Freight Train / Elizabeth Cotten. Guitar. English language.

107 Babe, It Ain't No Lie / Elizabeth Cotten. Guitar. English language.
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0552
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:
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-0552
See more items in:
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/bk518f50b5f-aca8-42f8-b54b-97ef60d85430
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref7266

Elizabeth Cotten's Birthday 1975

Performer:
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 5 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-5RR-0635
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, January 5, 1975.
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
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-5RR-0635
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk52ad0250a-4dae-4ad8-943c-413504e40e29
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref7605

Elizabeth Cotten, Thanksgiving 1983

Performer:
Cotten, Elizabeth  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:
Maryland
United States
Chevy Chase (Md.)
North Carolina
Washington (D.C.)
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0646
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Chevy Chase (Md.), United States, Maryland, November, 1983.
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
Folksong revival  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-0646
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5f11995b4-42ac-45ec-81a2-a2d0b879fed9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref7616

Elizabeth Cotten's Birthday, tape 2

Performer:
Cotten, Elizabeth  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.)
North Carolina
Local Numbers:
FP-RINZ-7RR-0729
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, January 5, 1975.
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
Folksong revival  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-0729
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Open Reel Tapes (RR)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk543274e15-c269-45fc-bcb9-53a6347ed4e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref7697

Elizabeth Cotten's Birthday (sent by Mike Seeger)

Performer:
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
Local Numbers:
FP-1994-CT-0594
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, January 6, 1979.
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
Folksong revival  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-1994-CT-0594
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 9: Audio / Non-Commercial / Compact Audio Cassettes (CT)
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk53ae90eaf-a598-412a-a3d0-268c72e23b62
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref9041

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