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The Anthology of American Folk Music is&n bsp;a six-album compilation released by Folkways Records, comprising eighty four American blues, folk and country music. Do you think your knowledge in these genres are enough to perfect your score on this album? Find out and take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was this album released?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1948

    • D.

      1952

    Correct Answer
    D. 1952
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1952. This means that the album in question was released in 1952.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the Experimental filmmaker who compiled the music from his personal collection of 78 rpm records?

    • A.

      Steven Spielberg

    • B.

      Harry Smith

    • C.

      Jerry Bruckheimer

    • D.

      Bob Dylan

    Correct Answer
    B. Harry Smith
    Explanation
    Harry Smith was an experimental filmmaker who compiled the music from his personal collection of 78 rpm records. He was known for his unique approach to filmmaking, often incorporating found footage and unusual soundtracks. His work was influential in the avant-garde film movement and he is considered a pioneer in the field. His personal collection of records was extensive and he used them to create soundtracks that were unconventional and innovative.

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  • 3. 

    The album as divided into how many volumes?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    The album is divided into three volumes.

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  • 4. 

    What was the critic's name from Allmusic who reviewed this album as the most influential document in the 50's?

    • A.

      John Bush

    • B.

      Clarence Ashley

    • C.

      John Fahey

    • D.

      Robert Christgau

    Correct Answer
    A. John Bush
  • 5. 

    What is the album's rank for the Rolling Stone's 500 greatest album of all time?

    • A.

      367

    • B.

      198

    • C.

      276

    • D.

      211

    Correct Answer
    C. 276
    Explanation
    The album's rank for the Rolling Stone's 500 greatest album of all time is 276.

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  • 6. 

    In 2000, a fourth volume was released by another record label company. What is the name of the company?

    • A.

      Revenant Records

    • B.

      Elektra Records

    • C.

      Island Records

    • D.

      Columbia Records

    Correct Answer
    A. Revenant Records
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Revenant Records. In 2000, a fourth volume was released by another record label company, and that company is Revenant Records.

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  • 7. 

    In what album volume part that mainly consist of religious and spiritual songs?

    • A.

      First Volume

    • B.

      Third Volume

    • C.

      Fourth Volume

    • D.

      Second Volume

    Correct Answer
    D. Second Volume
    Explanation
    The second volume of the album mainly consists of religious and spiritual songs.

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  • 8. 

    Who have replaced the album's cover in 1960? 

    • A.

      Harry Smith

    • B.

      Irwin Silber

    • C.

      Ben Shahn

    • D.

      Chubby Parker

    Correct Answer
    B. Irwin Silber
    Explanation
    Irwin Silber is the correct answer because he replaced the album's cover in 1960.

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