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October 22, 2007 11:49 PM   Subscribe

Viola Lee Blues by Cannon's Jug Stompers
The House Carpenter - Clarence Ashley
Old Dan Tucker - Judge Sturdy's Orchestra
Minglewood Blues - Cannon's Jug Stompers
Coo Coo Bird - Clarence Ashley
Sally Gooden - Eck Robertson on fiddle
The Worried Blues - Samantha Bumgarner
Dark Holler - Clarence Ashley
Cocaine Habit Blues - The Memphis Jug Band
All are from Folktunes.org, a list of annotated links to mp3s at the Internet Archive with lyrics and history on each page. It's like a functional annotated academic SomeOfTheCoolest78sAttheInternetArchiveFilter .
posted by y2karl (14 comments total) 44 users marked this as a favorite

 
Server not found

Firefox can't find the server at folktunes.org.nyud.net.
posted by RobHoi at 12:13 AM on October 23, 2007


My Firefox has no problems with it.

This looks really great. I've been looking around for stuff like this. Thanks!
posted by Karlos the Jackal at 12:33 AM on October 23, 2007


My Firefox has no problems with it.

Is no firefox problem. IE reports the same: Cannot find server or DNS Error

I just cannot reach the site from here.
posted by RobHoi at 1:46 AM on October 23, 2007


I just cannot reach the site from here.

Hmm... you must be in Maine.

Thanks for the link, y2karl, this is great! And bookmarked.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 3:51 AM on October 23, 2007


Hmm... you must be in Maine.
How do you mean? Is this site reachable from the US only?

What I at first did not understand were the links in the post; eg the first link Viola Lee Blues by Cannon's Jug Stompers has got an address http://folktunes.org.nyud.net/recordings/33.
This link resulted for me in a 'server not found' error.

However, after some googling I found out I could reach http://folktunes.org/recordings/33, so without the 'nyud.net' part. If I google 'nyud.net' I end up at a Coral website. Presumably I am not allowed to use their services.

So, for people getting the same error, use this link unstead.
posted by RobHoi at 4:16 AM on October 23, 2007


folktunes (neat resource!) is hosted on ibiblio, so you needn't save their bandwidth using Coral.
posted by scruss at 4:49 AM on October 23, 2007


RobHoi, "nyud.net" can be tagged onto any link to prevent server overload from massive requests (say when they are posted on a popular site). Obligatory Wikipedia link.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 6:12 AM on October 23, 2007


Honey, Where You Been So Long?
posted by shoepal at 6:23 AM on October 23, 2007


God, that's wonderful. The Internet Archive just sits out there like a planet, and for years, I've been swearing I'll spend a week poking around in it and finding what lies within. Who ever has the time? This is an excellent place to start. I do declare, filtering is one of the most useful human tasks in the world. Thanks for a grea tpost.
posted by Miko at 6:57 AM on October 23, 2007


i'VE GOT A BIG PROBLEM.... whenever I see a post like this from y2karl, I start drooling and my right hand uncontrollably moves for the "faves" button.... is there a 12-step program for y2karl addiction?
posted by drhydro at 7:24 AM on October 23, 2007


How do you mean? Is this site reachable from the US only?

Sorry, RobHoi, I was just reminded of "yuh can't get theah frum heah" which was kind of a Maine thing, at least, I associate it with Maine. Maybe it's all in my head. Anyway, hope you've reached the site OK, cause there's good stuff there!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 8:16 AM on October 23, 2007


now this is just pure greatness. Thanks y2karl.
posted by carmina at 9:47 AM on October 23, 2007


From this list, I'd hazard a guess you're a bit of a (fellow) deadhead, eh karl?
posted by telstar at 4:33 PM on October 23, 2007


I must have seen the Dead five or six times before Pig Pen died, back when they were playing for crowds numbered in the hundreds but I first heard Viola Lee and Minglewood by Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band. I'm more into the likes of Gus Cannon and Clarence Ashley these days. My tastes are headed R. Crumb-ward, I think. He hates everything after the 30s. I make some exceptions. But I will be Mennonite slack to his Amish strict some day.
posted by y2karl at 5:50 PM on October 23, 2007 [2 favorites]


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