Want to start a real musical revolution? Then your first order of business should entail digging into this remastered and enhanced six-CD collection that traces the origins of practically every form of pop music.
Originally released in 1952(!), this set, compiled by Harry Smith, features early folk, blues and gospel recordings that still sound as relevent today as when they first appeared. If anything, the music has grown deeper in meaning, and its influence lives on through countless modern music makers.
Mississippi John Hurt, The Carter Family, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Charlie Poole - the list goes on and on. In all, there's 84 tracks and not a wasted moment to be found. Discover the music that made Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan pick up guitars and find their voices.
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