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"At last! A reissue full LP of the legendary palm wine guitarist S.E. Rogie's early work. Truly beautiful songs from the 1960's ranging from sweet acoustic solo numbers to blazing full band electric music. S.E. Rogie had a very long and pioneering career in Sierra ...
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"Cast King of Old Sand Mountain was a great country singer/songwriter. His songs sound as if they have been here since the beginning of time. Some might say he sounds like the working mans Johnny Cash. For fans of Hank Williams and Townes Van Zandt, Cast will satisfy. ...
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"1993 recording of one of Michael's greatest songs of all time. Unreleased version featuring just Michael & his guitar. Wildegeeses is a heavy little ballad about love and loss and all that kind of thing. The B side, West Virginia, is a recording from around the same ...
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"Unbelievably great psychedelic garage rock from 1966-1968. Including songs written by Mars Bonfire, their material is up there with the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, Love and the Seeds in quality, but with an outsider edge to it. Human Expression was a tough as nails ...
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"Portland guitar virtuoso Marisa Anderson is back with a new set of home recorded instrumentals. This time around we find Marisa exploring structures more based on the Apallachian folk tradition. The bluesy cadences of Marisa's other Mississippi release - Golden Hour - ...
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"Compilation of early gospel recordings spanning from 1927-1955. Sanctified blues by the Two Gospel Keys, Mother McCollum, Blind Rosevelt Graves, Lottie Bracey, Sister O.M Terrell & Rev. IB Ware, beautiful slow country gospel by the Anglin Brothers & Delmore Brothers, ...
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"Compilation of truly great sorrowful American ballads recorded between 1927 and 1943. These songs mostly are about murder, death and broken hearted-ness, offering lot's of intense minor chords and stark gritty vocals. Featured artists include Emry Arthur, Bascom Lamar ...
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"The first stereo recordings of the Fiery choral sounds of Sacred Harp singing! Recorded by Alan Lomax at Corinth Baptist Church in 1959. Over 300 singers performing shape note music, shaking the walls & doors. Very intense & beautiful performances. Liner notes by ...
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"Multi-instrumentalist, band-leader, and composer Sid Hemphill (1876-1961) was for decades the musical patriarch of the Mississippi Hill Country. He and his band - comprised of Alec "Turpentine" Askew, Will Head, and Lucius Smith were fixtures at dances, picnics, and ...
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"Recordings of Mauritania's first modern musical group and some never before released material. Formed in the 1960s, the Orchestre National combined folk instrumentation with brass sections and electric guitars. Dreamy and hypnotic sessions are reminiscent of other ...
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"Known by some as the Ethiopian Elvis, Alameyahu Eshete was the ultimate modernist. His music combined R&B, Ethiopian groove, soul, rock n' roll & traditional Ethiopian music to create something truly unique. This LP features a collection of his 45rpms recorded during ...
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"One of the greatest Indian classical vocalists of all time. Kesarbai Kerkar rose up from the bottom of the cast system in India to become one of the country's most respected vocalists. These recordings from 1947-1953 are beautiful ragas not to be missed. First LP issue ...
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"Stunningly beautiful harmonium improvisations recorded in 1949 by spiritualist G.I. Gurdjieff. Many who heard these performances live, found themselves crying uncontrollably. After this cathartic listening experience they reached a place where they felt happy and ...
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"The music of the Ottoman-American Diaspora. A compilation of 78's recorded between 1905 & 1930. On this LP we find a small, but stylistically broad, cross-section of nostalgic recordings from Greece, Turkey, Syria & Egypt. The beautiful music that recent immigrants ...
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"The music of the Ottoman-American Diaspora. A compilation of 78's recorded between 1916 & 1930. On this LP we find recent immigrant music from masters of Greek. Armenian, Turkish, Egyptian & Syrian music. Beautiful performances by luminaries Achilleas Poulos, Nishan ...
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"The music of the Ottoman-American Diaspora. A compilation of 78's recorded between 1916 & 1930. On this LP we find recent immigrant music from masters of Greek, Armenian, Turkish, Egyptian & Syrian music. Classic austere performances by deep musicians Markos Sifnios, ...
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"Beautiful field recording compilation of guitar music from the Western Sahel. A wide spectrum of styles is covered here in stripped down variations of regional styles ranging from the deep acoustic ballads and nostalgic folk songs to Western pop cover songs. Street ...
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"Very austere & intense gospel performances culled from very small label 7"s. Lo-fi guitar based recordings from the 1960's & 1970's that will put the hairs on the back of your neck on end. No holds bared songs that tackle the meat of the matter only - birth, love & ...
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"A most unusual and stunning album. Tsege Mariam Gebru is an Ethiopian nun who has dedicated her life to helping others. She has been composing & playing music on the piano since the 1960's. Her music is a unique mix of Western classical music in the vein of Erik Satie, ...
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"Unbelievably great Hurley recordings from 1964....never before heard. Recorded by Fred Ramsey as part of the same sessions that resulted in Michael's "First Songs" LP on Folkways. Real great stuff all around that we recommend for deep into it Hurley fans & newcomers to ...
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"The National A Orchestra was founded by the new government at Mali's independence. They later divided into A and B formations. The A Orchestra was led by Keletigui Diabate a multi-instrumental virtuoso. An album of incredible Malian music reissued for the first time ...
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"With the western world's recent access to the Ethiopian music of the 1970's, the focus has been almost solely on the Amhara music of Addis Ababa. The Oromo people, the largest ethnic group, hasn't been equally represented. Ali Birra, the biggest Oromo star and a hero ...
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"First full length album by one of the greatest gospel musicians of all time! Boyd Rivers was an amazing but unfortunately, little known gospel artist. Comparisons could be made to Charlie Jackson, but in the end not too many people sound anything like Boyd Rivers. Side ...
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"Heavy compilation of hard to find Gospel 7"s. A meditation on mortality & the meaning of life. Side A features some fairly lo-fi but intense & emotional performances. Side B gets even more lo-fi, but also a bit more rocking. Mostly guitar based ensembles & solo ...
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"Reissued for the first time, the legendary Malian Rail Band's classic 1970 debut LP. Based out of the Buffet Bar of the Station Hotel in Bamako, the band was sponsored by the Ministry of Information. Swirling afro-latin guitars & horns. Malian folk songs modernized & ...
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