Alan Lomax Alan Lomax artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Alan Lomax

Library of Congress Unites Work of Alan Lomax

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1788825/1789096" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

In 1959, Alan Lomax traveled through the American South to record the stories of folk musicians. Shirley Collins/Library of Congress hide caption

toggle caption
Shirley Collins/Library of Congress

Folklorist Alan Lomax: Everyone Has A Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132733850/132707013" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Alan Lomax (right) with musician Wade Ward during the Southern Journey recordings, 1959-1960. Shirley Collins/Courtesy of Alan Lomax Archive hide caption

toggle caption
Shirley Collins/Courtesy of Alan Lomax Archive

Alan Lomax's Massive Archive Goes Online

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/148915022/149512196" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Alan Lomax Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images