Monthly Archives for October 2012

NPR’s Tell Me More: Alan Lomax Archive “Makes Online Debut”

Date posted: October 25, 2012

In celebration of the Association for Cultural Equity’s decision make available our entire online archive–about 17,000 songs, 400,000 ft of film, 3,000 videotapes, and 5,000 photographs–NPR’s Tell Me More hosts Geoffrey Clarfield, Director of Research and Development for ACE, and Dom Flemons, solo artist and member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

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On BBC Radio: Collaboration Between Seamus Ennis and Alan Lomax Yields the First Anthology of Irish Traditional Music

Date posted: October 12, 2012

In 1947, the Irish Folklore Commission and the BBC established a scheme to seek out and record folk music and stories throughout Ireland. In 1951, Alan Lomax followed suite.

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