Anthology of American Folk Music Packed with classic sides by the legendary likes of Blind Lemon Jefferson and the Carter Family, this definitive collection of blues, country, and gospel recordings… Anthology of American Folk Music Packed with classic sides by the legendary likes of Blind Lemon Jefferson and the Carter Family, this definitive collection of blues, country, and gospel recordings… Various Artists Folk Reissues
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Anthology of American Folk Music (1997)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genres: Folk, Reissues

Packed with classic sides by the legendary likes of Blind Lemon Jefferson and the Carter Family, this definitive collection of blues, country, and gospel recordings inspired the American folk revival after its release in 1952. Now painstakingly remixed and remastered as a six-CD boxed set, with greatly expanded notes and enhanced CD, Anthology of American Folk Music retains the primitive power of those seminal 78s while meeting the more exacting audio standards of the digital age. A

Originally posted Sep 19, 1997 Published in issue #397 Sep 19, 1997 Order article reprints
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