3/18/2008 Dig Up The Roots

 

This record label was very influential in exposing me to numerous unheard worlds. Since these are all from the same label, I am listing the catalog number. Below are notes from their website - where you can order recordings and download liner notes!

Anthology of Recorded Music, Inc., which records under the label a href=http://www.newworldrecords.org/index.shtmlNew World Records/a, was founded in 1975. From their mission statement:

We are dedicated to the documentation of American music that is largely ignored by the commercial recording companies.

New World preserves neglected treasures of the past and nurtures the creative future of American music. In an industry obsessed with million-unit sales and immediate profits, New World chooses artistic merit as its indicator of success.

Origins
The company was founded with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation with a mandate to produce a 100-disc anthology of American music encompassing the broadest possible spectrum of musical genres. This set of recordings, together with their extensive liner notes, provides a core curriculum in American music and American studies. In 1978 the Anthology was completed and distributed free of charge to almost 7,000 educational and cultural institutions throughout the world.

Playlist Tracks: 
Gerard Schwarz and his Dance Orchestra - Ma Ragtime Baby / Hiawatha
Album: Come and Trip It: Instrumental Dance Music 1780's - 1920's; Label: NW 293
Rudy Vallee His Connecticut Yankees - Deep Night
Album: Yes Sir, That's My Baby: The Golden Years of Tin Pan Alley 1920 - 1929; Label: NW 279
Kay Kyser and his Orchestra - Praise The Lord and Pass the Ammunition
Album: Praise The Lord and Pass the Ammunition: Songs of World Wars l ll; Label: NW 222
Dick Hyman and his Dance Orchestra - Waltzing the Blues / Sweet Man
Album: Come and Trip It: Instrumental Dance Music 1780's - 1920's; Label: NW 293
Noble Sissle and Lt. Jim Europe's 369th Infantry (Hell Fighters) Band - How Ya' Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm / On Patrol In No Man's Land
Album: Sissle Blake's SHUFFLE ALONG; Label: NW 260
Noble Sissle and His Sizzling Syncopators - Baltimore Buzz
Album: Sissle Blake's SHUFFLE ALONG; Label: NW 260
Judy Garland with George Stoll's Orchestra - Boys and Girls Like You and Me
Album: Where Have We Meet Before? forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley; Label: NW 240
Jane Harvey with Benny Goodman's Quintet - Only Another Boy and Girl
Album: Where Have We Meet Before? forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley; Label: NW 240
Sidney Bechet and Group - What Is This Thing Called Love?
Album: Jive At Five: The Style-makers of Jazz 1920s-1940s; Label: NW 274
Benny Carter and His Orchestra - Parden Me, Pretty Baby
Album: Jive At Five: The Style-makers of Jazz 1920s-1940s; Label: NW 274
Candy and Coco - China Boy
Album: Little Club Jazz: Small Groups in the 30's; Label: NW 250
Count Basie Orchestra - Jive At Five
Album: Jive At Five: The Style-makers of Jazz 1920s-1940s; Label: NW 274
Ann Leaf - The Son of the Sheik
Album: The Mighty Wurlitzer: Music for Movie-Palace Organs; Label: NW 227
The Alabama Sacred Harp Convention - Northfield
Album: White Spirituals from The Sacred Harp; Label: NW 205
The Carter Family - Gospel Ship
Album: Country Music South and West; Label: NW 287
Taylor-Griggs Louisiana Melody Makers - Sweet Rose Of Heaven
Album: Going Down The Valley: Vocal and Instrumental Styles in Folk Music from the South; Label: NW 236
Orkiestra Dukli - Zawzieta Dziewczyna (Stubborn Girl)
Album: 'Spiew Juchasa Song of the Shepherd: Songs of the Slavic Americans; Label: NW 283
Krestyanskyj Orkestr - Malenky Barabanshtchik (The Little Drummer-Boy)
Album: Old-Country Music in a New Land: Folk Music of Immigrants from Europe and the Near East; Label: NW 264
Aili and Lyyli Wainikainen - Kasakka Polka Tchorny J Ostrov (Cossack Polka Black Island Polka)
Album: Old-Country Music in a New Land: Folk Music of Immigrants from Europe and the Near East; Label: NW 264
Ukrainska Orchestra Pawla Humeniuka - Kozak Zawydija (Fast Kozak)
Album: 'Spiew Juchasa Song of the Shepherd: Songs of the Slavic Americans; Label: NW 283
Ukrainska Orchestra i Chor Pawla Humeniuka - Bohacki Zaruczyny (Engagement Ceremony Among the Rich)
Album: 'Spiew Juchasa Song of the Shepherd: Songs of the Slavic Americans; Label: NW 283
Harilaos Piperakis - Siteiako (Dance of Siteia)
Album: Old-Country Music in a New Land: Folk Music of Immigrants from Europe and the Near East; Label: NW 264
Mahanojaus Leitviska Maineru Orkestra - Kuomet Sokis (When You Dance)
Album: Old-Country Music in a New Land: Folk Music of Immigrants from Europe and the Near East; Label: NW 264
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys - Cotton Eyed Joe
Album: Country Music South and West; Label: NW 287
Johnny Gimble and his Jam-Session Band - Fat Boy Rag
Album: Country Music South and West; Label: NW 287
Barney Bigard and his Jazzopaters - Tapioca
Album: Jive At Five: The Style-makers of Jazz 1920s-1940s; Label: NW 250
Cootie Williams and his Orchestra - Blues In My Condition
Album: Jive At Five: The Style-makers of Jazz 1920s-1940s; Label: NW 250
Duke Ellington and Jimmy Blanton - Pitter Panther Patter
Album: Jive At Five: The Style-makers of Jazz 1920s-1940s; Label: NW 274
Air Date: 
March 18, 2008

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