Author Archives: Alan Lomax

About Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax (1915–2002), folklorist, musicologist, writer, and producer, spent six decades documenting and writing about the world’s musical traditions.

“My Interest Was in the Background of the Music”:
Raymond C. Hamrick and Alan Lomax in Conversation

Editor’s Note: Alan Lomax interviewed Raymond C. Hamrick during a break in 1982 June memorial singing at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church in Bremen, Georgia. An outspoken and prolific folklorist, Lomax attended the convention with a large crew to record … Continue reading

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