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You Can Go Home

Lomax archivist and front porch music champion Nathan Salsburg assembled this playlist on the age old theme of home and hearth with tracks by Hudson Bay Women, Joe Fred Williams & Booker T. Williams, Amsata Gaoudaliz and Yankori, Gid Tanner & the Skillet Lickers, Hobart Smith, Sonny Terry with Brownie McGhee and J.C. Burris, Reverend Gary Davis, Lee Sexton, Duong Thi Tuyet & group from Vietnam.


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.