Classic African American Songsters From Smithsonian Folkways

Classic African American Songsters From Smithsonian Folkways

     
 
The 2014 Smithsonian compilation, Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways, brings together recordings culled from the museum's vast collection that showcase the stylistic diversity of artists who, though largely known for playing the blues, performed many other

Overview

The 2014 Smithsonian compilation, Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways, brings together recordings culled from the museum's vast collection that showcase the stylistic diversity of artists who, though largely known for playing the blues, performed many other genres of music. These are songs that move through such wide-ranging styles as ragtime, country, Tin Pan Alley, and more. Included are songs by Big Bill Broonzy, Lead Belly, Mississippi John Hurt, Peg Leg Sam, and many others.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/24/2014
Label:
Smithsonian Folkways
UPC:
0093074021125
catalogNumber:
740211
Rank:
75539

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Big Bill Broonzy   Guitar,Vocals
Snooks Eaglin   Vocals,12-string Guitar
Mississippi John Hurt   Guitar,Vocals
John H. Jackson   Guitar,Vocals
Lead Belly   Guitar,Vocals
Little Brother Montgomery   Piano,Vocals
Howard Armstrong   Violin,Vocals
Pink Anderson   Guitar,Vocals
Carl Martin   Mandolin,Vocals
Ted Bogan   Guitar,Vocals
Brownie McGhee   Guitar,Vocals
John Cephas   Guitar,Vocals
Rev. Gary Davis   Guitar,Vocals
Sonny Terry   Harmonica,Vocals
Phil Wiggins   Harmonica
Warner Williams   Guitar,Vocals
Jay Summerour   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Marvin Foddrell   Guitar,Vocals
Bill Williams   Guitar,Vocals
Peg Leg Sam Jackson   Harmonica,Vocals
Coyal McMahon   Maracas,Vocals

Technical Credits

Big Bill Broonzy   Arranger
Willie Cobbs   Composer
Mississippi John Hurt   Composer
John H. Jackson   Arranger
Little Brother Montgomery   Composer
Fats Waller   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Andy Razaf   Composer
Chris Bouchillon   Composer
Rev. Gary Davis   Composer
Porter Grainger   Composer
Huddie Ledbetter   Arranger
Jeff Place   Liner Notes,Annotation
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys   Composer
Bob Cole   Composer
Kip Lornell   Engineer
Edward Eliscu   Composer
Everett Robbins   Composer
Edward Madden   Composer
Gus Edwards   Composer
Percy Wenrich   Composer
Barry Lee Pearson   Liner Notes,Annotation
D.A. Sonneborn   Executive Producer
Marvin Foddrell   Arranger
William Raskin   Composer
Frederic Ramsey   Engineer
J. Rosamond Johnson   Composer
Nat Cole   Composer
George Brown   Composer
Daniel E. Sheehy   Executive Producer
Allen Tullos   Engineer
Krystyn Macgregor   Layout

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