Daily Archives: February 1, 2012

Alan Lomax

Have you ever wondered how primitive folks and world songs in the pre-phonograph era survived?  Well you can thank Alan Lomax.  An early day Indiana Jones, if you will, for going to parts unknown; logging and recording these songs for posterity. Without these recordings Leadbelly, The Byrds or The White Stripes  might not have discovered “Take A […]

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