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Review of “Classic Appalachian Blues” Album from Smithsonian Folkways

Appalachia isn't widely regarded as a wellspring of African American music, much less a cradle of the blues. But with the release of Classic Appalachian Blues, a twenty-one-track set of studio and live recordings made over five decades, the people at Smithsonian Folkways make a strong case for why it should be.

Read the review of the album Classic Appalachian Blues at the Washington Post website.

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