Revenant Records

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Revenant Records is a record label based in Austin, Texas, which concentrates on folk and blues. Revenant was formed in 1996 by John Fahey and Dean Blackwood.[1] Revenant's 2001 box set, Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton, won three Grammy Awards in 2003.

Revenant also gained fame among free jazz fans in 2004 when it released Holy Ghost: Rare & Unissued Recordings (1962-70), a 9-disc box set of rare and unissued recordings and interviews by saxophonist Albert Ayler. In 2003, Revenant posthumously released John Fahey's last album, Red Cross.

Revenant also released Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 4.

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  1. ^ Dean, Eddie (March 9–15, 2001). "In Memory of Blind Thomas of Old Takoma". Washington City Paper. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

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