A.R.C.E. is one of the most extensive audiovisual repositories of the oral traditions and performing arts of India.
Chris Strachwitz moved to the United States from Germany in 1947 and fell in love with American roots music.
4-volume, 12-DVD series that includes 38 interviews with open-back banjo builders.
These nine albums were originally issued between 1978 and 1988 as the Virginia Traditions series.
Bobby Susser Songs for Children, originally published between 1994 and 2012 by New Hope Records.
Collector Records was founded in 1970 by the late Joe Glazer, an American folk singer. Glazer is known as "labor's troubador" and he started the label to distribute albums of his own interpretations and compositions of American labor songs.
Emory Cook (1913-2002) was an audio engineer and inventor who used his Sounds of our Times and Cook Laboratories record labels to demonstrate his philosophy about sound...
Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913-1991), a major figure in the folk music revival of the 1940s-1970s, performed English ballads and European and American folk songs.
A pioneering creator and publisher of educational resources for K–12 classrooms, primarily focusing on audio recordings and music created for early childhood education.
The Fast Folk Musical Magazine, formed in New York in 1982 as a songwriter/performer cooperative, was an outlet for singer-songwriters to release their first recordings.
Folk-Legacy Records was founded in 1961 by folk musicians Sandy and Caroline Paton with their friend and business partner Lee Haggerty...
Folkways Records was founded in 1948. Led by Moses Asch (1905-1986), Folkways sought to document the entire world of sound.
Founded in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, I.L.A.M. is the greatest repository...
A collection of recorded poetry and prose that features the works of renowned figures in English language literature...
The Mickey Hart Collection from Smithsonian Folkways preserves and furthers the Grateful Dead percussionist’s endeavor to cross borders and expand musical horizons.
In 1956, Michael Stillman and his business partner Rose Rubin started Monitor Records in New York City, to fill a gap they perceived in the music available to the American public.
M.O.R.E. (Minority Owned Record Enterprises) was a homegrown label founded by Roberto Martínez that produced dozens of recordings.
Founded in 1969 by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber, Paredon Records was part of a wave of cultural expression that accompanied the worldwide struggle for economic, racial, and social justice.
Since 1996, Right on Rhythm Records has been a home for Washington, D.C.’s zydeco and blues-loving communities.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution.
The UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music comprises 127 albums of music from around the world.
The Western Jubilee Recording Company was founded in Colorado Springs in 1996 by Scott O’Malley.