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World Music Download from Alexander Street and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Under the Double Eagle performed by J.C. Sutphin, from the album “American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style”(SFW40037)

This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and others, including Smiley Hobbs. A banjo classic that runs 60 minutes in length. “…[A]s unspoiled as the day they were recorded…” — Rolling Stone
Our featured download from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is Under the Double Eagle, performed by J.C. Sutphin.

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Happy listening,

Margaret Loebe
Assistant Editor
Alexander Street Press

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