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  • The Alan Lomax Folk Collection Will Be Available For Streaming In February

    The Alan Lomax Folk Collection Will Be Available For Streaming In February

    Alan Lomax single-handedly (and some would say, heavy-handedly) saved the folk music from oblivion. Son of John Lomax, Alan travelled across the US and around the world recording folk musicians in their natural habitat. Some of his most notable songs – work songs, cowboy songs, and ballads – formed the bedrock of the folk movement and the succeeding rise of the singer-songwriter in… Read More