Monday, February 25, 2008

Free Smithsonian Folkways On Emusic

If you're an emusic subscriber (I've been one for over two years), don't miss out on the Smithsonian Folkways Sampler: A Sound Legacy--60 Years of Folkways Records and 20 Years of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, a FREE 15-song sampler that's all over the geographic AND musical worlds. Look at this tracklist:

1. Black Snake Moan (From Traditional Blues, Vol 1, 1957)
Artist(s): Brownie McGhee (mp3)

2. Lukembi and Voice (From Music of the Ituri Forest, originally released 1957)

3. Moon Don't Go (From Call and Response, originally released 1957)
Artist(s): Ella Jenkins (mp3)

4. Green Treefrog (Hyla Cinerea) (From Sounds of North American Frogs)

5. Oh, Mary Don't You Weep (From American Favorite Ballads, Vol 3, 1959)
Artist(s): Pete Seeger

6. Go Tell It On the Mountain / Which Side Are You On, Boy? (From Freedom Songs: Selma, Alabama, 1965)

7. Akonodey (From Roots of Black Music in America, 1972)
Artist(s): Akan Adowa musicians

8. McCord cont. (From The Watergate Tapes 1, 1974)
Artist(s): James McCord

9. We Shall Be Free (From The Original Vision, originally released 1989)
Artist(s): Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly

10. Lithuanian Lullaby (From Musics of the Soviet Union, 1989)
Artist(s): Veronika Povilioniene

11. Tetigo (From Music of Indonesia Vol 7: Music from the Forests of Riau and Mentawai, 1995)
Artist(s): M. Sarif, Kondang

12. Saturday Night Blowout (From Calypso Awakening from the Emory Cook Collection, 2000)
Artist(s): The John Buddy Williams Band

13. Ahora Sí (plena) (From Viento de Agua Unplugged, 2004)
Artist(s): Viento De Agua

14. Little Liza Jane (From You Are My Little Bird, 2006)
Artist(s): Elizabeth Mitchell

15. Bardasht (From Music of Central Asia, Vol. 6, 2007)
Artist(s): Alim and Fargana Qasimov

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