Show Details
:: Title :: Your Ballad Man: Dancing Around The World
:: Station :: Mutual Broadcasting Company
:: Date :: 01-12-1948
:: Description :: Alan Lomax hosts a program of dance music from around the world.
:: Note 1 ::Theme: multiculturalism. Begins with a poem by Carl Sandburg about national stereotypes that lists the contributions of many cultures and stresses the need to respect the many peoples of the earth. "There's room in this big world for everybody."
Track List
Seq No Topic Duration Media File
1 Dancing Around The World, Part 1 00:14:55
Songs: [Djangology], [Dynamite Boogie], [Jolie Blonde], [Sail Away Ladies, Sail Away], [Unidentified Cuban song], [Unidentified Dervish chant], [Unidentified Finnish Polka], [Unidentified Irish jig], [Unidentified Spanish song], [Unidentified West African song], [Unidentified Yugoslavian song]
Participants: [Choates, Harry], [Lomax, Alan], [Macon, Uncle Dave], [Reinhardt, Django], [Unidentified]
Original Note:Notes read: Mutual reference recording, "Dancing Around the World" part 1 - Alan Lomax, host of program featuring folk music on disc (1-12-48).
2 Dancing Around The World, Part 2 00:14:25
Songs: [Dance The Hora], [Kalinka], [Klezmer wedding dance from New York's Lower East Side (Mitzvah [. . .])], [Shine], [Unidentified Armenian song], [Unidentified gamelan song], [Unidentified Sandburg poem], [Unidentified square dance]
Participants: [Bechet, Sidney], [Lomax, Alan], [Sandburg, Carl], [Unidentified]
Original Note:Notes read: Mutual reference recording, "Dancing Around the World" part 2 - Alan Lomax, host of program featuring folk music on disc (1-12-48).

 

 

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