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Goodbye Dear Old Stepstone

Traditional, folk, vernacular, endangered, and extinct music from America and elsewhere.

Hosted by Nathan Salsburg, an archivist, producer, and writer based in Louisville, Kentucky. He has worked for the The Alan Lomax Archive since 2000, for which he currently serves in the capacities of production manager, photo and video archivist, and general digital catalog editor. Salsburg maintains an index of online vernacular music resources at his blog,, contributes occasional music writing to the Louisville Eccentric Observer and the Other Music weekly update, and is curator of Twos & Fews, a vernacular music imprint in collaboration with Chicago's Drag City label.


The Music of Sodom Laurel, Madison County, North Carolina
Lining Hymns
Country Grubbin'
Songs for Memorial Day
All Night Long
Music from the Axis of Evil and Other Thorns in America's Side
On Heaven and Hell
Birthdays/Lightnin' and Lightnin'
Janette Carter
Migratory Instruments
I'd Rather Be Sloppy Drunk Than Any Way That I Know
Lord God I Hate The Damn Christmas Songs
North African 45s
Prison Songs
New Orleans Tribute
Coal Mining Songs
Dog Songs
Railroad Songs
You Can Go Home
Songs of Horses and Horse Racing
Goodbye Dear Old Stepstone
Edition #2: The Chef
The Fairer Sex
Edition #1
Floods, Levees and R. L. Burnside in Memoriam