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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Eskin, Sam, 1898-1974"
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Self-recording of Sam Eskin: Music, Songs, Ballads

Self-recording of Sam Eskin: Music, Songs, Ballads

Date
1963-07-21
Description
One reel to reel. (Duplicated on T77-267B) A self-made recording by Eskin; sent to Thelma Boltin, then director of the Florida Folk Festival. Eskin, born to Russian-Jewish parents in Washington, D.C. in 1898, was a self-educated folklorist who collected and published songs from across the world. During the 1940s and 1950s, Eskin embarked on several recording trips in the United States and elsewhere. In 1951, he produced an album with Folkways Records entitled: Sea Shanties and Logger's Songs. Today, his collection of recordings, transcripted songs, and original compositions is housed with the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t77-267Self-recording of Sam Eskin: Music, Songs, BalladsSoundSinging
Ballads
Folk singers
Love songs
Sea songs
Sea shanteys
Music performance
Performing arts
Singers
Folklorists
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