SORM Playlist #15-21: The Alan Lomax Legacy
(airing the week starting 5-20-15)

This week we conclude our two part feature noting Alan Lomax’s 100th birthday with some music recorded in the late 1950’s from Almeda Riddle, E.C. Ball and Bessie Jones and the Sea Island Singers. We’ll also hear some of the earliest recordings of Muddy Waters and Son House and an … → read more

ROOTS OF THE REVIVAL: American and
    British Folk Music in the 1950s

        Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Robinson Roots of the Revival: American and     British Folk Music in the 1950s University of Illinois Press 978-0-252-08012-8 www.press.uillinois.edu   From chain-gang work songs and the skiffle music of Lonnie Donegan to the folk-blues of Josh White, the calypso of … → read more

GUY DAVIS: The Adventures of Fishy Waters

Guy Davis: The Adventures of Fishy Waters

        GUY DAVIS The Adventures Of Fishy Waters: In Bed With The Blues Smokeydoke www.guydavis.com   This “audio play” project marks the disc debut of a one-man production that singer-songwriter Guy Davis has performed on and off since 1994. Accompanying himself on various six and twelve string … → read more