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Album cover: Clothesline Revival's Long Gone

Clothesline Revival {format} {format} 6:52 Barrett Golding

The vocals on the new album by Clothesline Revival are more than half a century old: unprofessional singers recorded in the rural south, by John and Alan Lomax. The music of Clothesline Revival is by multi-instrumentalist Robert Powell and composer Conrad Praetzel Conrad is a former archeologist. His research skills came in handy unearthing material for the band's latest collection, called Long Gone. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jul 4 2006 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: Music, Interviews, Americana, Historical

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