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  4. Who was Harry Smith?: The Great Delineator and his Anthology of American Folk Music (hour 1) | American Routes

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    http://americanroutes.org/archives/show/1230/Who-was-Harry-Smith-The-Great-Delineator-and-his-Anthology-of-American-Folk-Music

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  8. Doc Watson, Folk Music Icon, Dies At 89 : The Record : NPR

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