Product Description & Reviews
Brand new in original shrink wrap. Mint condition. No shelf wear whatsoever. 104 tracks of Alan Lomax field recordings on four CDs. 40-page booklet. Rarity. Fast shipping, tracking, insurance. Alan Lomax received funding from Atlantic Records in 1959 to head into the Southeast with the latest in stereo field recording technology, and this set collects the original eight records issued as a result of that trek in 1961. The sound quality is brilliant, the performances uncompromisingly raw, vibrant, plaintive, and real--everything the Greenwich Village folk movement tried to be is encapsulated on these slices of rural sound. Because of its high fidelity and the immense character found within the performances, this is the Lomax document to own if you absolutely have to pick a single one. Deep delta slide blues, enthusiastic shape-note singing from the Sacred Harp song book, lined-out hymnody, children's songs, mountain bluegrass music, juke-joint barrelhouse blues--it's all here and much more. This is vibrant, pure American music at its finest. --Mike McGonigal
Features & Highlights
|Item Weight:||1.48 pounds|
|Item Size:||12.75 x 1 x 1 inches|
|Package Weight:||2.25 pounds|
|Package Size:||12.36 x 0.87 x 0.87 inches|
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