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◈  7-inch 45-rpm EP in a gatefold sleeve
◈  4 songs recorded between 1891 and 1897
◈  Includes full lyrics and a 16-page booklet
     with notes by Grammy-nominated authors
     Richard Martin and Ted Olson

Charles A. Asbury
4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897

COMING MAY 4-PREORDER TODAY

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Billy Murray Anthology: The Denver Nightingale newly remastered and back in print

Our Billy Murry collection Anthology: The Denver Nightingale is freshly remastered and back in print for the first time since 2014. Release date is April 27, but order now to save more. Our other three anthologies are on sale as well, so this is a great time to grab any of those that you missed.

4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897 available for preorder

Our Charles A. Asbury EP, 4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897, is now available for preorder. Order yours ahead of the May 4 release date for extra savings.

Sophie Tucker & Nora Bayes in the news and on sale

Our Sophie Tucker reissue got a nice shout out from Gary Giddins in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, and Nora Bayes was covered in Sunday’s New York Times. We’ve had the privilege of researching and presenting the work of both women, so their respective releases are on sale for $3 off this month.

4 Banjo Songs EP coming May 4

This May, you can hear what only a handful of people have ever heard: the oldest recordings of banjo songs in existence, played by an African American veteran of the minstrel stage, Charles A. Asbury. 4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897 presents four of the rarest wax cylinders in a beautiful vinyl package. It is a seven-inch 45-rpm disc in a gatefold sleeve, with lyrics and a 16-page booklet of biographical and musical notes by Grammy-nominated authors Richard Martin and Ted Olson.

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