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VOICES OF MISSISSIPPI: ARTISTS & MUSICIANS DOCUMENTED BY WILLIAM FERRIS
This watershed release represents the life’s work of William Ferris, an audio recordist, filmmaker, folklorist, and teacher with an unwavering commitment to establish and to expand the study of the American South.
On February 10th, Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris was awarded Grammy Awards in both the Best Historical Album and Best Liner Notes categories.
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MUSIC MEMORY’S MISSION IS TO PRESERVE AUDIO RECORDINGS FOR PRESENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS.
We are continuing the work started by the collectors and researchers in the 1950s and ’60s. We share their passion to keep the history of our musical heritage from being forgotten and are committed to preventing that from happening.