Archive for the 'Alan Lomax' Category

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

I’ve had this on the mind, and stereo, of late: Worried Now, Won’t Be Worried Long: Field Recordings From Alan Lomax’s Southern Journey, 1959-1960. Specifically the track “Ida Reed”. Compiled and annotated by Nathan Salsburg, coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of Lomax’s “Southern Journey”, Worried is the second of five Alan Lomax collections released by […]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

From the Mississippi Delta to Cuba and beyond, Alan Lomax documented a vast array of distinct and disparate varieties of regional music for over sixty years, creating a vast and priceless collection of audio, video, and photographic recordings along the way. I recently stumbled upon the Association for Cultural Equity’s Video Collections — archival footage […]