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Anthology of American Folk Music

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Anthology of American Folk Music

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Smithsonian Folkways
genre:
Folk, Reissues

We gave it a B+

Packed with classic sides by the legendary likes of Blind Lemon Jefferson and the Carter Family, this definitive collection of blues, country, and gospel recordings inspired the American folk revival after its release in 1952. Now painstakingly remixed and remastered as a six-CD boxed set, with greatly expanded notes and enhanced CD, Anthology of American Folk Music retains the primitive power of those seminal 78s while meeting the more exacting audio standards of the digital age. A

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