The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music

The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music

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The documentary film tracks the history of Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music from its initial compilation of 78 records from rural Americana to its release on Folkways Records in 1952. Includes performances, and interviews with Elvis Costello, Beck, Sonic Youth, Beth Orton, Philip Glass, David Johansen, The Harry Smith Project Live 2006, John Cohen, Greil Marcus, and more.
Director Rani Singh

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    The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music