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Roots of Black Music in America

By Various Artists

1972 • 41 songs

  1. 1.
    Simpah - Simpa - Hausa drum group
    2:030:30
  2. 2.
    Jumping Dance - Bahamian drum group
    1:340:30
  3. 3.
    Atsiagbekor - Ewe drum orchestra
    1:330:30
  4. 4.
    New York String Band - New York street musicians
    1:310:30
  5. 5.
    1:190:30
  6. 6.
    Everything the Monkey Do - Andros Island musicians
    1:090:30
  7. 7.
    Gio - Song - Gio workers
    1:440:30
  8. 8.
    New Orleans Street Drumming - Unspecified
    1:360:30
  9. 9.
    New Orleans/Chicago Jazz Drumming - Baby Dodds
    2:090:30
  10. 10.
    Anougble Festival - Baoule drum orchestra
    1:290:30
  11. 11.
    New York Contemporary Jazz Drumming - Unspecified
    2:010:30
  12. 12.
    Work Songs - Kpelle bush cutters
    1:590:30
  13. 13.
    1:320:30
  14. 14.
    1:280:30
  15. 15.
    Men's Wedding Song - Male Dogon singers
    1:260:30
  16. 16.
    Go Down, Old Hannah - Unspecified
    1:360:30
  17. 17.
    Wives' Song / Alabama Children's Song (medley) - Unspecified
    1:360:30
  18. 18.
    1:230:30
  19. 19.
    Country Song - Kumina musicians
    1:120:30
  20. 20.
    1:580:30
  21. 21.
    Samba Gilajagi - Wolof gewel
    1:380:30
  22. 22.
    Wasting My Time - J.D. Short
    3:460:30
  1. 1.
    2:200:30
  2. 2.
    Minstrels - Tuareg musicians
    2:010:30
  3. 3.
    Kentucky Banjo Instrumental - Unspecified
    0:540:30
  4. 4.
    Virginia Banjo Instrumental - Wase Ward
    1:270:30
  5. 5.
    Kentucky Banjo with Voice - Roscoe Holcomb
    1:270:30
  6. 6.
    Instrumental - Kpelle musician
    1:390:30
  7. 7.
    Belly Harp - Bassa musicians
    1:530:30
  8. 8.
    Djourou - Baoule musician
    1:080:30

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