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Folk And The Roots Of American Music

Now the story is here from the 1920s to the 1970s

While some observers often see Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and James Taylor as the founders of America's contemporary singer-songwriter movement. The tradition actually dates back to the mid-19th century. The Hutchison Family of Milford, New Hampshire toured the United States singing religious and secular songs supporting numerous populist causes.

In the years before World War I, Joe Hill and Ralph Chaplin refashioned traditional songs and hymns into biting anthems for the Industrial Workers of the World. During the early '20s, Bentley Ball gave recitals of Appalachian ballads, Cowboy songs and Native American material to fascinated urban audiences.

In 1920 he made the first recordings of such folk standards as Jesse James and The Dying Cowboy. Four years later Marion Try Slaughter, a Texas-born light opera singer who performed under the name Vernon Dalhart, recorded twangy versions of The Wreck Of The Southern 97 and The Prisoner's Song. Though hardly authentic, it caught the public ear and sold hundreds of thousands of records.

Two Tin Pan Alley writers exploited that success by penning folk-flavored songs inspired by some current event. Carson Robison, a Kansas native who played guitar on Dalhart's record. Used a moralistic template for songs about train wrecks and natural disasters.

The National Barn Dance

Bob Miller, who hailed from Memphis, penned songs that addressed populist issues. Miller's left-leaning songs like Eleven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat anticipated the People's Songs movement of the late '40s. Folk songs continued making inroads into American popular culture during the Jazz Age of the '20s.

Millions of radio listeners tuned into the Chicago-based WLS every Saturday night. To hear 'The National Barn Dance' and its sweet-voiced Kentucky balladeer Bradley Kincaid sing Barbara Allen or The Blue Tailed Fly. John Allison organized a trio that introduced folk material over New York's WNYC as early as 1927. Recordings intended for Southern listeners occasionally migrated to urban audiences in the north.

The better-selling Victor Records by Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family crossed Southern borders; some of their titles were issued in Europe and Australia, and even India. While singers like Goebel Reeves never became household names.

Their recordings inspired a handful of performers that would change popular music.

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Folk & Roots Music Series

Folk And The Roots Of American Music

Now the story is here from the 1920s to the 1970s

While some observers often see Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and James Taylor as the founders of America's contemporary singer-songwriter movement. The tradition actually dates back to the mid-19th century. The Hutchison Family of Milford, New Hampshire toured the United States singing religious and secular songs supporting numerous populist causes.

In the years before World War I, Joe Hill and Ralph Chaplin refashioned traditional songs and hymns into biting anthems for the Industrial Workers of the World. During the early '20s, Bentley Ball gave recitals of Appalachian ballads, Cowboy songs and Native American material to fascinated urban audiences.

In 1920 he made the first recordings of such folk standards as Jesse James and The Dying Cowboy. Four years later Marion Try Slaughter, a Texas-born light opera singer who performed under the name Vernon Dalhart, recorded twangy versions of The Wreck Of The Southern 97 and The Prisoner's Song. Though hardly authentic, it caught the public ear and sold hundreds of thousands of records.

Two Tin Pan Alley writers exploited that success by penning folk-flavored songs inspired by some current event. Carson Robison, a Kansas native who played guitar on Dalhart's record. Used a moralistic template for songs about train wrecks and natural disasters.

The National Barn Dance

Bob Miller, who hailed from Memphis, penned songs that addressed populist issues. Miller's left-leaning songs like Eleven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat anticipated the People's Songs movement of the late '40s. Folk songs continued making inroads into American popular culture during the Jazz Age of the '20s.

Millions of radio listeners tuned into the Chicago-based WLS every Saturday night. To hear 'The National Barn Dance' and its sweet-voiced Kentucky balladeer Bradley Kincaid sing Barbara Allen or The Blue Tailed Fly. John Allison organized a trio that introduced folk material over New York's WNYC as early as 1927. Recordings intended for Southern listeners occasionally migrated to urban audiences in the north.

The better-selling Victor Records by Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family crossed Southern borders; some of their titles were issued in Europe and Australia, and even India. While singers like Goebel Reeves never became household names.

Their recordings inspired a handful of performers that would change popular music.

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3-CD Digipak with 152-page booklet (English language), 75 tracks. Total playing time approx. 203 mns. In the one hundred years that folk music has been recorded in the United States, the tradition has embraced ballads - mostly new, but...
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Deutschsprachige Ausgabe: BCD 17228 3-CD Digipak with 140-page booklet, 80 tracks. Total playing time approx. 257 mns. The West Coast If the East Coast primarily nurtured the contemporary folk scene, Los Angeles and San Francisco were...
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3-CD Digipak with 120-page booklet (English language), 70 tracks. Total playing time approx. 221 mns. In the one hundred years that folk music has been recorded in the United States, the tradition has embraced ballads - mostly new, but...
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3-CD Digipak mit 112-seitigem Booklet, 63 Einzeltitel. Gesamtspieldauer ca. 233 Minuten Along with folklorist Alan Lomax, Pete Seeger was a primary figure in seeding and shaping the American folk music revival. He never viewed himself as...
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Teil 4,  Folk und die Wurzeln amerikanischer Musik (3-CD) Various - Troubadours: Teil 4, Folk und die Wurzeln amerikanischer... Art-Nr.: BCD17228

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English version with extensive linernotes: BCD17404 3-CD Digipak mit 140-seitigem Booklet, 80 Einzeltitel. Gesamtspieldauer ca. 257 Minuten Die Westküste Das Folk-Musik-Revival und die Singer-Songwriter-Bewegung an der Westküste...
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English version with extensive linernotes: BCD 17403 3-CD Digipak mit 112-seitigem Booklet, 63 Einzeltitel. Gesamtspieldauer ca. 233 Minuten Along with folklorist Alan Lomax, Pete Seeger was a primary figure in seeding and shaping the...
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​​English version with extensive linernotes: BCD 17402 3-CD Digipak mit 120-seitigem Booklet, 70 Einzeltitel. Gesamtspieldauer ca. 221 Minuten Seit etwa einhundert Jahren wird die Geschichte der Folk Music in den USA auf Tonträgern...
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Troubadours - Folk und die Wurzeln amerikanischer Musik Teil 1 (3-CD) Various - Troubadours: Troubadours - Folk und die Wurzeln... Art-Nr.: BCD17225

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​English version with extensive linernotes: BCD 17401 3-CD Digipak mit 152-seitigem Booklet (in deutscher Sprache), 75 Einzeltitel. Gesamtspieldauer ca. 203 Minuten Seit etwa einhundert Jahren wird die Geschichte der Folk Music in den...
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