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  • Classic African American Songsters Awarded 2015 Living Blues Award

    Smithsonian Folkways album Classic African American Songsters was awarded a 2015 Living Blues Award for best Historical Post-War album! Living Blues is the first American blues publication, founded in Chicago in 1970. The album includes recordings from Folkways Records, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and the Blue Ridge Institute, with assistance from a grant from NARAS.