CD/DVD: The Harry Smith Project: The Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited

Gavin Friday - Harry Smith Project (CD)

Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer’s When That Great Ship Went Down, and Fatal Flower Garden feature on The Harry Smith Project: Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited, a 2-CD/2-DVD box set culled from a series of concerts staged by Hal Willner that took place in London, New York and Los Angeles between 1999 and 2001, paying tribute to Harry Smith and his influential Anthology.

In 1952 renowned musicologist, filmmaker and painter, Harry Smith went through his vast collection of blues, old-time country, Cajun, and gospel 78s to compile the groundbreaking Anthology Of American Folk Music box set, which had a profound influence on musicians such as Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin and Bruce Springsteen.

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