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Parchman Farm: Photographs and Field Recordings

PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:43 am
by DavidM
Here's a new release from the wonderful Dust-to-Digital label;

PARCHMAN FARM: PHOTOGRAPHS AND FIELD RECORDINGS, 1947-1959.

http://www.dust-digital.com/parchman-farm/

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It's a new package of the Alan Lomax recordings made in the late 50's, with a book of photographs as well. All the Dust-to-Digital stuff that I've seen is beautifully produced and put together so this one looks very enticing too.

Here's an interesting review which discusses the ever-complex race issues of such recordings;
http://www.forcedexposure.com/ReviewLomaxParchman.aspx