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The Anthology of American Folk Music
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The old, weird America. The Anthology of American Folk Music is a collection of 84 traditional songs from the 1920s and 30s put together by artist Harry Smith. Originally released by Folkways Records in 1952, The Anthology became a major inspiration for the folk music revival of the 1950s and 60s. We designed and produced the packaging for its re-release as a six-CD box set. Like adding onto a landmark building, many parts of the original were restored and included, but we also designed new elements full of essays and annotations.

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concept · design · preparation · production

"Lovingly packaged." —Artforum
"The reissue comes with a treasure trove of goodies."
· Buy The Anthology.

see also:
· Broadside
· Folkways CDs