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'American Primitive': Second Batch of Musical Gems

The late John Fahey, an eccentric guitarist and music historian, co-founded Revenant Records. Fahey's last project before he died in 2001 was American Primitiven Vol. 2, a collection of early 20th-century American recordings by artists so obscure that folk music archivists had overlooked them. It's the second such record that Revenant has put out.

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Meredith Ochs