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Alan Lomax

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Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax has been played on NTS in shows including Beautiful Skies, featured first on 16 February 2015. Songs played include Buzzard Lope, Beulah Land and Take Me To The Water.

Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an important American folklorist and musicologist. He was one of the great field collectors of folk music of the 20th century, recording thousands of songs in the United States, Great Britain, the West Indies, Italy, and Spain.

Lomax was son of pioneering musicologist and folklorist John Lomax, with whom he started his career by recording songs sung by prisoners in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. He…

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Buzzard Lope
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan Lomax
Tompkins Square2014
Buzzard Lope
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan LomaxTompkins Square2014
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Beulah Land
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan Lomax
Tompkins Square2014
Beulah Land
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan LomaxTompkins Square2014
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Take Me To The Water
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan Lomax
Tompkins Square2014
Take Me To The Water
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan LomaxTompkins Square2014
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Before This Time Another Year
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan Lomax
Tompkins Square2014
Before This Time Another Year
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan LomaxTompkins Square2014
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O Death
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan Lomax
Tompkins Square2014
O Death
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan LomaxTompkins Square2014
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Turkle Dove
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan Lomax
Tompkins Square2014
Turkle Dove
Bessie Jones, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Alan LomaxTompkins Square2014
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