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Amplifying Little Voices
The Alan Lomax Collection
"...Almost 40 years ago, folklorist Alan Lomax embarked on two journeys through America's Deep Sout@..."

June 27, 1997 Music Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

'The Unearthed Treasures Of The Lomax Recordings' Panel
Live Shots: South by Southwest 2001
"...'The Unearthed Treasures Of The Lomax Recordings' Panel Austin Convention Center, Friday, March 16..."

March 23, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

Beethoven to Beyoncé
SXSW Music panels – topics over talent. Except they're also star-studded.
"...Alan Lomax at 100: A Centennial Retrospective Sat., March 21,..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Feature by The Music Staff

The American Patchwork Series
"...Me Now Cajun Country: Lache Pas La Patate! D. Alan Lomax, 1990..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Screens Feature

Sheet Music
Summer Reading
"...Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934-1997by Alan Lomax; edited by Ronald..."

June 6, 2003 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Live Through This!
The Semi-Annual Rock & Roll Round-up
"...The importance of John Avery Lomax to academia, musicology, and the state of Texas cannot..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Books Feature

Alan Lomax in Haiti
"...Alan Lomax in Haiti(Harte Recordings)..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Faulk Hero
Remembering John Henry Faulk's battle against the blacklist
"...Folklorist and musicologist Alan Lomax was also a staff producer for CBS.  Having..."

June 27, 2014 Arts Feature by Willard Manus

Cold War
Love and history in the ruins of post-World War II Europe
"...handler (Szyc), are scouring the Polish countryside, à la Alan Lomax in North America, in an ethnomusicologic attempt to..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music
The British folk revival, again
"...fascination with American roots music. For example, Texas folklorist Alan Lomax, who fled the States for eight years after..."

July 15, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Jelly Roll Morton
Gift guide
"...The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax (Rounder)..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Music Feature by Harvey Pekar

Audio Snapshots
America's premiere archival roots label celebrates the big 4-0.
"...the radio. I was not a true folklorist like [Alan] Lomax; I was simply a fan. When I first..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Feature by Mike Quinn

A Vision Shared
Sonya Cohen and Dick Connette Last Forever
"...time to the Twenties and Thirties when musicologists like Alan Lomax were combing the swamps and backwoods of Louisiana,..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Film Review: 'The 78 Project Movie'
With a hiss, crackle, and pop, musicians get to turn back time
"...just out of frame throughout is the ghost of Alan Lomax, the pioneering ethnomusicologist whose extensive field recordings of..."

March 13, 2014 SXSW Post by Robert Faires

Dancing About Architecture
Hole is on hold, as is Abra Moore's new album, though American Analog Set may be dead and the Mercury's Hip Hop Humpday is definitely. Meanwhile, John Kunz fights back, and Don Imus raises the Flatlanders flag. Whew!
" long?"... Music archivist and pioneer of field recording Alan Lomax, who was born in Austin in 1915 and..."

July 26, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Disney's Animated Storybook: Disney's 101 Dalmatians
"...have been a heavy-handed, sappy tearjerker and she expertly balances Place's seasoned pro performance against the girls' admirable rookie..."

May 30, 1997 Screens Feature

True Blues
Alan Govenar's blues tome doesn't need to correct blues mythos. Blues is myth and vice versa.
"...own horn than Texas blues, and with good reason. Alan Govenar's new book, Texas Blues: The Rise of a..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Hold My End Up
Delta Spirit frontman Matt Vasquez returns to his roots: Austin
"...discussion about a onetime labelmate at Rounder Records, folklorist Alan Lomax. A snippet of Latin beats he created in..."

June 5, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Counterculture Time Capsule
Forty years later, Les Blank's Leon Russell rock doc sees the light of day
"...writer Peter Guralnick or folk music collector/scholars John and Alan Lomax. Though he made all kinds of documentaries, Blank's..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Lars Nilsen

Something Weird This Way Comes
Alamo Drafthouse pays tribute to Mike Vraney
"...they're nothing." (See "Something Weird," Feb. 16, 2001.) Like Alan Lomax saved American folk music for the Library of..."

March 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Boxing Lesson
Box sets grow up and out
"...whopping hours of audio. One 1940 session with musicologist Alan Lomax sequentially yields outlaw odes "Billy the Kid," "Pretty..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Paul Simon
"...Should Paul Simon be considered Africa's Alan Lomax? According to Under African Skies, an hour-long documentary..."

July 27, 2012 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Blood, Sweat & Murder
Redemption for Austin's definitive one-man band? Just don't ask Scott H. Biram what the 'H' stands for.
"...studied the collected songbooks of storied musicologists John and Alan Lomax, joined a punk band, and later led two..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director
Film scholar Patrick McGilligan explores an auteur's troubled life and career
"...went bust before it barely began; his work for Alan Lomax and the New Deal's Works Progress Administration during..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Screens Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Cash in that baritone talking about Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Alan Lomax, and Blind Lemon Jefferson...."

Dec. 25, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss raise sand in Dallas, Lick Lick goes big in Japan, Dutch hip-hop sprouts in Austin, and a homecoming for Doyle Bramhall II
"...interpreting the secular spirituals and prison songs archived by Alan Lomax. "Most of the original recordings are really deep..."

July 11, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Commemorating the 95th birthday of Pinetop Perkins one year at a time, exploring Willie's Place at Carl's Corner, and a pregame pep talk with Paul Wall
"...1933 John and Alan Lomax discover Leadbelly at the Louisiana State Penitentiary...."

July 4, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Rock & Roll Summer Reading
"...Woody Guthrie, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Alan Lomax are balanced with exposition on seminal compositions "Turn!..."

May 30, 2008 Music Feature by David Lynch

The George Mitchell Collection: Volumes 1-45
"...notes, Sam Sweet derides the field – John and Alan Lomax in particular – as "frosty, insular, uptight types."..."

May 2, 2008 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

"...are flipped beyond recognition on "Man With a Machine (Alan Lomax)" as he spits, "While others rhyme about busting..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

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