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Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William R. Ferris (2018)


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.

**2019 Winner of TWO Grammy’s for Best Historical Album and Best Liner Notes**

Featuring: Two CDs of Blues and Gospel recordings (1966-1978), one CD of Interviews and Storytelling (1968-1994) & one DVD of Documentary Films (1972-1980)

Book edited by William Ferris
Essays by Scott Barretta, David Evans and Tom Rankin
Produced by William Ferris, Lance Ledbetter and April Ledbetter of Dust to Digital
Recording Engineer Michael Graves
Archivists Steve Weiss and Aaron Smithers
Multimedia Editor Ashley Melzer

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