26 Dec 2020

The Summer Sampler Radio Hour: Harry Smith

From The Sampler, 12:12 pm on 26 December 2020

In the 1950s, an eccentric collector called Harry Smith fuelled a folk music revival with a definitive anthology of American folk recordings. Now the reissue label Dust-To-Digital have turned those records over, and found a few controversial items lurking among the B-sides. Nick Bollinger takes a listen.

Harry Smith

Harry Smith Photo: Allen Ginsberg

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