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VA - Deep River of Song: The Alan Lomax Collection (1999-2004) 12CDs [Re-Up]

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VA - Deep River of Song: The Alan Lomax Collection (1999-2004) 12CDs [Re-Up]

VA - Deep River of Song: The Alan Lomax Collection (1999-2004) 12CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks/Image (Cue&Log) ~ 2.66 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.88 Gb | Scans included
Traditional Folk, Work Songs, Blues, Gospel, Country Blues | Label: Rounder | 12:41:25

The Alan Lomax Collection gathers together the American, European, and Caribbean field recordings, world music compilations, and ballad operas of writer, folklorist, and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. Deep River of Song: African-American field recordings made for the Library of Congress from 1933 to 1946, a transformative period when black singers of the South and the Caribbean created a new musical language and thousands of brilliant songs that would captivate people throughout the world.

Burl Ives - Greatest Hits (1996)

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Burl Ives - Greatest Hits (1996)

Burl Ives - Greatest Hits (1996)
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 253 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 112 Mb | Covers included
Traditional Folk, Country | Label: Decca/MCA | # MCAD - 11439 | Time: 00:48:45

Gen X-ers will instantly recognize Burl Ives's voice from his appearance as a rotund snowman in the animated TV classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. But more mature listeners should remember that Ives was a key figure in the folk explosion of the '50s. His pop handling of traditional tunes brought him great success, and this CD collects some of his best. A few tracks, like a swinging "Blue Tail Fly," complete with Andrews Sisters-style background singing, may seem anathema to the folk aesthetic, but that's splitting hairs. If nothing else, this is exceedingly friendly music, and there's nothing wrong with that.

Myrkur - Folkesange (2020)

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Myrkur - Folkesange (2020)

Myrkur - Folkesange (2020)
U.S.A. | MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 107 MB
Atmospheric Black Metal/Folk | Label : Relapse Records

Amalie Bruun has always paved her own path, challenging underground preconceptions of heavy metal ever since the release of her debut Myrkur EP in 2014. Her first two full-length studio albums, 2015’s M and 2017’s Mareridt, recast black metal in the most personal yet expansive of terms, their blending of Amalie’s Danish folk roots with tempestuous internal struggles breathing new life into a subgenre whose followers can be rigidly possessive. With the release of her new album, Folkesange, Amalie Bruun has set out to journey into the very heart of the Scandinavian culture that marked her childhood. Folkesange relinquishes black metal for a refined yet far-reaching evocation of traditional folk, combining songs ancient and new to sublimely resonant effect.

Andy Irvine - Way Out Yonder (2000)

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Andy Irvine - Way Out Yonder (2000)

Andy Irvine - Way Out Yonder (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 374 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 163 Mb | Scans included
Celtic, Traditional Folk | Label: Appleseed Recordings | # APR CD 1049 | 00:52:15

A great deal of today's Celtic music has ventured far from its roots, adding a wash of new age keyboards and heavenly harmony. Fortunately for hardcore traditionalists, singers and musicians like Andy Irvine stick closer to their acoustic roots. Even when Irvine writes his own songs, they retain a strong flavor of traditional music. Way Out Yonder is a lovely album comprised of a number of ballads and jigs, and filled with good singing and fitting arrangements. Irvine adds words to the "The Girl I Left Behind," a song of love, betrayal, and reborn love. An American version of this piece, "Forsaken Love," ends in suicide, so this more upbeat version, while still melancholy, is refreshing. "Gladiators" covers the biography of one Tom Barker, a radical union worker (a Wobbly) from Australia who fought against conscription during WW I. "They'll Never Believe It's True/Froggy's Jig" conjures up Irish folklore in the form of faeries dancing, while the title cut is a lively Bulgarian jig with some nice harmonica work by Brendan Power. Many of the songs on Way Out Yonder are long because Irvine likes to spin a yarn, and fortunately for the audience, he's good at it. The acoustic guitars and whistles underline the music perfectly.