The 111 Greatest Acts of the Anglo-American Folk Music Tradition keywords: folk music, folk musician, folk musicians, folksongs, folksong, folk songs, folk artists, folksinger, folk singer, folk singers, folksingers, folk guitarist, folk guitarists I have seen several lists of this type posted on the Internet by well-meaning but sometimes agenda-driven individuals, so I thought I would take a shot at this myself, consulting some hard data along the way. I have a long and continuing interest in folk music going back to the early 1960s, when my older sister started buying Peter, Paul & Mary albums. I now purchase related material for the library collection at the University where I work (see notes , including further youtube.com links), and have recently opened a website featuring the lyrics of the fondly remembered topical and children's songs writer, .
++ Stony Plain Records: Canada's Roots, Rock, Country, Folk & Blues Label ++ New Jersey native Rory Block is often hailed as one of the highly regarded blues musicians of her generation. At the age of 15, Block set off on a cross-country hitchhiking road trip to the West Coast (via the South). Along the way she learned more than a few lessons in playing the blues. Her travels took her to meet many of blues' founding fathers. As a performer, she played as many as 250 shows a year during the late 1970s and early 1980s, recording 22 albums and receiving four W.C.
Explore Artists Marina Abramović was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1946. A pioneer of performance as a visual art form, Abramović has used her body as both subject and medium of her performances to test her... Robert Adams was born in Orange, New Jersey, in 1937.
Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America Welcome to Lesley Nelson-Burns' (aka the Contemplator)'s Folk Music Site.Folk and Traditional Music and Popular Songs, with Lyrics, Midi, Tune Information and History behind the folksongs and ballads. Irish, British and American Folk Music including Francis J. Child Ballads and Sea Shanties. The background music is Spanish Ladies Sequenced by Lesley Nelson-Burns Please be aware that the midi controller will work in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera, but it does not function in Internet Explorer or Edge.
Sarah Records and Shinkansen Recordings Hello and welcome to the official home page for Sarah Records and Shinkansen Recordings. At some point we will improve this site and put some more information on it, particularly relating to the history of both labels, including a full list of everybody whose life was changed by what we did (or possibly not), but... it's all taking longer to do than we thought. In the meantime, on the left there are links to some slightly random pages that already exist (i.e. they're not up to date!), and if you have any queries about either label, then please feel free to use the Shinkansen contact details. SHINKANSEN (including sleeves and track listing) SARAH (just titles for now)
Main Page (Perhaps Fall 2015 -- email firstname.lastname@example.org for notification) A six week course using asynchronous forums, blogs, wikis, mindmaps, social bookmarks, concept maps, Personal Brain, and synchronous audio, video, chat, and Twitter About this Course Think-know Tools dives into both the theoretical-historical background of intellect augmentation and the practical skills of personal knowledge management. Now that we have access to powerful mind-amplifying devices and self-evolving collective intelligence networks, we can benefit ourselves and improve the commons by learning how knowledge technologies work and how to work them: The International Jew's Harp Pages A VARIETY OF CD’s AND JEW’S HARPS Set up to inform you about the Dutch Jaw harp culture, this website soon will be transformed into a world-guide for the Jew's harp cultures. 5th International Festival 2006 will be held in The Netherlands
Suicide Squeeze Records For every beer there is a time, for every season a Fort George collaboration. And this spring, Fort George Brewery and Suicide Squeeze Records have banded together to bring you Suicide Squeeze IPA - a 16-oz venture blending the Northwest’s long love affair with music, art, and craft beer. Out of the ‘90s Pacific Northwest music scene, Suicide Squeeze Records founder David Dickenson forged his own path with artists like Modest Mouse, Elliott Smith, and Pedro the Lion. Starting with a 7” vinyl from local indie duo 764-Hero, the label has grown to include a diverse range of regional rock bands and international artists. Still, their mission has remained true to those early Northwest musical pioneers – to make something for the pure joy of it. The can design for Suicide Squeeze IPA fell into the talented hands of Seattle artist Jesse LeDoux.
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Great Anthology: The American Songbag Carl Sandburg often mixed poetry and folk music in his public performances, and his career as a collector and performer of American songs and ballads garnered him almost as much acclaim as his writings in his day. In The American Songbag, his collection of lyrics and tunes to 280 songs, he attempts to form "the song history of America." Included are the words and music to "Foggy, Foggy Dew," "John Henry," "Casey Jones," "Shenandoah (The Wide Mizzoura)," "Frankie and Johnny," "Ain't Goin' Study War No More," and Sandburg's personal favorite, "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum."