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September 21, 2017

Program 1791: The American Folklife Center at 40, Part 2 (September 21, 2017)  Week 38

This week Fiona and her guests conclude a two-part exploration of the American Folklife Center’s extensive sound archive.  It features rare recordings from collectors Jean Ritchie and John Matheson.

Poor Wayfaring Stranger...by Jean Ritchie from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Gudeen To You Kimmer (The Noddin' Song)...by Christine Kydd and Rod Paterson from The Complete Songs of Robert Burns, Volume 1 (Linn)  
The Dodger...by Emma Dusenbury  from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Nottamun Town...by Bert Jansch from Jack Orion (Transatlantic)
[ID Excerpt] Afterwards...by Bert Jansch from Sketches (Temple)
Dreg Song (excerpt)...from The Carpenter Collection at American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Dreg Song (excerpt)...by Boatie Blest Rowing Club, Port Seton (Field recording by Michal Jankowski and Dr. Paul Ferguson of Edinburgh Napier University)
Dreg Song...by Archie Fisher from Will Ye Gang, Love (Topic)
Gabhaidh Sinn a' Rathad Mòr (excerpt)...by John Matheson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Gabhaidh Sinn a' Rathad Mòr (excerpt)...by Laura MacKenzie with Dáithí Sproule and Andrea Stern from From Uig to Duluth (lauramackenzie.com
A Mhàiri Bhàn Òg (excerpt)...by John Matheson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
A Mhàiri Bhàn Òg (excerpt)...by Laura MacKenzie with Dáithí Sproule and Andrea Stern from From Uig to Duluth(lauramackenzie.com
Zebra Dun...by Romaine Lowdermilk from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
House of the Rising Sun (excerpt)...by Georgia Turner from The House of the Rising Sun Album (Boulevard)
House of the Rising Sun (excerpt)...by The Animals from The House of the Rising Sun Album (Boulevard)