Elijah Wald Archive of articles 

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Les Quatre Etoiles (Congo)
Tarika Sammy (Hanitra's version) (Madagascar 1993--long article)
Youssou N'Dour (Senegal 1994)
Salif Keita (Mali 1994)
The Pan-African Orchestra (Ghana)
Fela Anikulapo-Kuti obituary (Nigeria 1997)
Ricardo Lemvo (Congo-Latin 1998)
Fantcha (Cape Verde 1998)
Regis Gizavo (Madagascar 1998)
Floxy Bee (Nigeria 1999)
Richard Bona (Cameroon 1999)
Waldemar Bastos (Angola 1999)
Ivo Pires (Cape Verde instrument maker 2000)
Agusto Cego (Cape Verde 2000)
John Storm Roberts (African record company 1989)
Joseph Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo (South Africa 1998, raw interview)

Andre Fritz Dossous (Haiti, playwright 1997)
The Nazarene Silvertones (Barbados 1997)
Giancarlo Buscaglia (Puerto Rico 1997)
Cubanismo (Cuba 1997)
Pancho Quinto (Cuba 1998)
Los Muñequitos de Matanzas (Cuba 1998)
Juan de Marcos/Afro-Cuban All-Stars (Cuba
Barbarito Torres (Cuba 1999)
Toots Hibbert (1999)
Bamboleo (Cuba 2000)
Larry Harlow (New York Salsa 2000)
Hermanas Ferrin (Cuba 2000)

Marisa Monte (Brazil 1997)
Bale Folclorico da Bahia (Brazil 1997)
Corrido piece (Mexico-US 1998)
Tania Libertad (Peru 1999)
Pery Ribeiro (Brazil 1998)
Guillermo Gomez-Peña (Mexico-US 2000)

Europe Belle Stewart and Family (Scotland 1985)
Martin Carthy (England)
The Watersons (England 1993)
La Musgana
(Spain 1995)
French Canadian Revels (1997)
Sophia Bilides (Greece 1997)
Iva Bittova (Czech Republic 1998)
Duquende (Spain 1999)
Allesandra Belloni (Italy 1999)
Greek traditional music (2000)
North Africa and
the Middle East

Nouri Kouffi (Algeria 1996)
Bustan Abraham (Israel 1994)

Marcel Khalife
(Lebanon 1996)
Djivan Gasparyan
(Armenia 1999)
Abdelli (Algeria 2000)


Llamo Folk Opera (Tibet)
Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty (India 1997)
Peking Acrobats (China 1998)
Cui Jian (China 1999)
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
(India 1994 -- long article)


Jimmy Witherspoon (1987)
Gatemouth Brown (1994)
Paul Geremia (written for Blueswire, 1994)
Jesse Fuller (written for Acoustic Guitar in 1997)
Larry Johnson (written for the Boston Globe, 1998)
Big Bill Broonzy (written for the Boston Globe, 1999)
Charlie Patton (written for Sing Out, 2002)
Leroy Carr (written for the New York Times, 2004)
John Jackson (written for Sing Out! in 1994--long article
Rory Block (written for Acoustic Guitar in 1995--long article)
Dave van Ronk (written for Sing Out! in 1996--long article)
Respecting the Blues Makers (for Living Blues, 2003)
Hip Hop and Blues (for Living Blues, 2004)

R&B, Rock, Soul, Jazz, Gospel, etc.

The Birmingham Sunlights (1993--long article)
Bobby Hebb
Claude "Fiddler" Williams (1994)
The G-Clefs (1995)

The Fairfield Four (1997)
Eartha Kitt (1997)
David Adams (1997)
Dale Hawkins (1997)
Eric Burdon (1997)
Joe Ely (written for Acoustic Guitar in 1995)
Dan Hicks (written for Acoustic Guitar in 1996)
? and the Mysterians (1998)
Sam Phillips/Peter Guralnick (2000)
Al Cocorochio (2000)
Ted Hawkins (written for Acoustic Guitar in 1994)
Buddy Miles (1999)
Wilson Pickett (1999)
Wild Magnolias (2000)

Folk, Roots, Country, Gospel,

Billy Joe Shaver (1994)
Perry Lederman Obituary (written for Sing Out! in 1995)
Preacher Jack (1995 and 2020)
Big Al Downing (1998)
Eric Von Schmidt (1996--long article)
The Glass Harmonica (1996--long article)
Jackie Washington/ Jack Landron (1997)
Buckwheat Zydeco/ Rosie Ledet (1997)
The Bad Livers (1997)
Doc Watson (1998)
Odetta (2000)
The Klezmatics (2000)


Blue: The Murder of Jazz (1997)
The World Don't Owe Me Nothing: The Life and Times of Honeyboy Edwards (1997)
Le Ton Beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language (1997)
Doo-dah! Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture (1997)
The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century (1997)
In the Country of Country: People and Places in American Music (1997)
Cash: The Autobiography (1997)
Ballad of an American: The Autobiography of Earl Robinson
The Basque History of the World (1999)
Bruce Chatwin: A Biography (2000)
Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud (2000)
Sexually Speaking: Collected Sex Writings of Gore Vidal (1999)
Cold New World: Growing Up in a Harder Country (1998)
Yesterday Will Make You Cry, by Chester Himes (1998)
Lone Star Swing (1998)
The Triumph of Meanness: America's War Against Its Better Self (1997)
The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America Is Wracked by Culture Wars (1996)
A Second Mencken Chrestomathy (1995)
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder: The Museum of Jurassic Technology (1995)


World music films (2000)
Mexican Experimental Cinema (2000)
Genghis Blues interview (1999)
Genghis Blues review (1999)
Music films (1999)
The Films of Paul Robeson (1998)