Alan Lomax

"Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American folklorist and ethnomusicologist. He was one of the great collectors of folk music of the 20th century, recording thousands of songs in the United States, Scotland, England, Ireland, the Caribbean, Italy, and Spain." - Wikipedia

Frank and Jay play many blues songs from the collections of Alan Lomax. Alan Lomax's collection was featured on the Colbert Report on March 8.

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American Folklife Center

Alan Lomax's Archive to Stream for Free

Alan Lomax Quotes