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The 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert and Celebration

   
 

November 24th, 2010 ~ Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts recognizes citizens for their contributions to our nation's traditional arts. On this Thanksgiving weekend, we'll join the 2010 honorees, recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C., including bluegrass bandleader Del McCoury, Ghanaian drum master Yacub Addy and fiddler Jim "Texas Shorty" Chancellor. Plus music and words from an array of past and present National Heritage Fellows, from Doc Watson to John Lee Hooker.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Goza Mi Mambo Cubano Chachao
    Cuba Linda, EMI Latin
  • Chango Ezequiel Torres
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • CLIP: Elaine Hoffman Watts
  • Shtetl Ias Elaine Hoffman Watts
    I Remember Klezmer, (Self-published)
  • Love's Gonna Live Here Again Polka Eddie Blazonczyk's Versatones
    All American Country Flavored Polkas, Bel-Aire
  • El Cihualteco Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano
    Canciones De Siempre, Peer Music
  • SEGMENT: Kamala Lakshmi Narayanan
    Listen
  • Instrumental: Spiritual Charlie Haden and Hank Jones
    Steal Away: Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs, Verve
  • CLIP: Dr. Michael White
  • Shake It and Break It Dr. Michael White
    Crescent City Serenade, Antilles
  • Shake It Baby John Lee Hooker
    Serves You Right to Suffer, MCA
  • Christian's Automobile The Dixie Hummingbirds
    Thank You For One More Day, Peacock
  • Never No More Blues Doc Watson
    Trouble in Mind: The Doc Watson Country Blues Collection, 1964-1998, Sugar Hill
  • Every Day I Have the Blues Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
    Mr. Brownie & Mr. Sonny: The Bluesville Years, Prestige
  • Instrumental: It's Me O Lord Charlie Haden and Hank Jones
    Steal Away: Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs, Verve
  • SEGMENT: Del McCoury
    Listen
  • I Feel Like the Blues Moving In Del McCoury Band
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • Quicksburg Rondezvous Del McCoury Band
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • End Bed: Tipitina Allen Toussaint
    American Routes original recording,
 
  • Open Bed: Limerock Texas Shorty
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • Black Mountain Rag Jim Chancellor
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • CLIP: Ralph Stanley
  • Rank Stranger Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
    Classic Bluegrass, Rebel
  • I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water Brownie Ford
    Stories from Mountains, Swamps & Honky-Tonks, Flying Fish
  • (Going to) Kansas City Claude Williams
    Live at J's, Vol. 1, Arhoolie
  • SEGMENT: Aunty Gladys Kukana Grace and Frank Masagatani
    Listen
  • Instrumental: Swing Low Sweet Chariot Charlie Haden and Hank Jones
    Steal Away: Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs, Verve
  • SEGMENT: Chris Strachwitz
    Listen
  • Tinieblas Lydia Mendoza
    First Queen of Tejano Music, Arhoolie
  • Eh, 'Tite Fille Clifton Chenier
    Louisiana Blues & Zydeco, Arhoolie
  • I Feel Good The Campbell Brothers
    Pass Me Not, Arhoolie
  • Instrumental: Danny Boy Charlie Haden and Hank Jones
    Steal Away: Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs, Verve
  • The Trip to Parliament/The Private Ass & Cart Mike Rafferty
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • SEGMENT: Mary Jackson
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  • Freight Train Elizabeth Cotten
    Freight Train and Other North Carolina Folk Songs and Tunes, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Beduwa Yacub Addy
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,
  • End Bed: Recessional Yacub Addy
    Live from the 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert,