ROOT HOG OR DIE - 100 Years, 100 Songs - An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute 6 LP Box Set

ROOT HOG OR DIE - 100 Years, 100 Songs - An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute 6 LP Box Set

120.00

ROOT HOG OR DIE - 100 Years, 100 Songs - An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute 6 LP Box Set - MRP - 060 - C$120

Mississippi Records is proud to present a 6 LP box set featuring 100 of Alan Lomax's finest field recordings.  Previously unreleased tracks by  Bob Dylan, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Southern Drum and Fife Corps, Bill Broonzy, Rosa Lee Hill, Dennis McGee, Jean Ritchie, Shirley Collins, Bukka White, Vera Ward Hall, The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Son House and many more.  55 unreleased tracks in all on this set!  Also features hard to find tracks by Skip James. Fred McDowell, Almeda Riddle, Duke of Iron, Jeannie Robertson, Bessie Jones, Texas Gladden, and more.  

 This set was lovingly compiled by Nathan Salsburg from the Alan Lomax archive's deep well of material. Only top notch recordings.  Set features:

- 6 LPs in their own record sleeves highlighting beautiful photography from the Lomax Archive

- Remastered audio by Timothy Stollenwerk

- A 24 page booklet with many photos, an essay by Alan Lomax, a chronology of all of Lomax's field recording trips, and liner notes by Nathan Salsburg.

- A heavy duty standard "candy box" style outer box. 

Limited one time edition of 1,000 copies.  Don't sleep on this one! 

IMPORTANT: Note that we WILL NOT ship this item. Pre-order is for walk-in, pickup service only. You will be required to show photo ID to pick up your box set. 

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