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  • Folk Music is the map of singing.

    Singing   Maps   Music Is  
  • And the thing that I always tried to do with important singers when I met them was to sit down and record everything they knew, give them a first real run-through of their art.

    Running   Art   Real  
  • 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.

    Song   Book   Village  
  • We now have cultural machines so powerful that one singer can reach everybody in the world, and make all the other singers feel inferior because they're not like him. Once that gets started, he gets backed by so much cash and so much power that he becomes a monstrous invader from outer space, crushing the life out of all the other human possibilities. My life has been devoted to opposing that tendency.

    Crush   Powerful   Space  
  • The essence of America lies not in the headlined heroes...but in the everyday folks who live and die unknown, yet leave their dreams as legacies

    Dream   Lying   Hero  
  • 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.

  • The dimension of cultural equity needs to be added to the humane continuum of liberty, freedom of speech and religion, and social justice.

  • People were saying that Southern folk song was dead, that the land that had produced American jazz, the blues, the spirituals, the mountain ballads and the work songs had gone sterile.

    Song   Land   People  
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Alan Lomax

  • Born: January 31, 1915
  • Died: July 19, 2002
  • Occupation: Folklorist