Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax

American field collectors of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral historian, and film-maker.
You could hear him, literally, half a mile away when he opened up. He was at his peak then. He was, naturally, dying to get out of the place he was in, and he recorded for us his appeal for pardon to the governor.More Alan Lomax quotes [08/03/2011 03:08:58]
I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village. He used to come and see me and sing songs for me, saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music.More Alan Lomax quotes [08/03/2011 03:08:44]
The dimension of cultural equity needs to be added to the humane continuum of liberty, freedom of speech and religion, and social justice.More Alan Lomax quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The modern computer with all its various gadgets and wonderful electronic facilities now makes it possible to preserve and reinvigorate all the cultural richness of mankind.More Alan Lomax quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village. He used to come and see me and sing songs for me, saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music.More Alan Lomax quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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