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Merle Travis recorded the original 16 tons in 1946...though he did have a little help with its legacy.


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Ambassador of Love

You’re listening to Pearl Bailey from 1946 and you’re on the Sound ...

My Hawaiian Evening Star

  Instrumentation in the past century of recorded music has been dominated ...

The Banjo King

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! This will be my last one for a bit, as I’ll be off for the end of semester break, but back with […]

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! December 1st – December 7th This week I concentrated solely on putting together the episode write-ups for my first theme week,  which […]

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! October 30th – November 5th Created video explanation on how to search for recordings in Belfer. – 3 hours Found some great […]

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