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What does AAFM stand for?

AAFM stands for Anthology of American Folk Music

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Rinzler was attending the Fiddlers' Convention at Union Grove, North Carolina, when he encountered Clarence 'Tom' Ashley, a medicine-show performer and old-time musician who had become revered by the urban folk song revivalists after his records were reissued on the Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music.
Goodbye, Babylon was one of a long line of similar efforts--among them, Harry Smith's landmark 1952 Anthology of American Folk Music and Bear Family Records' continuingly dazzling output--to archive valuable recordings saved from oblivion by collectors.
These records included the bohemian wanderings of folk troubadour Michael Hurley, the behemoth collection known as the Anthology of American Folk Music, the complete catalog of the '60s group The Band, anything by Jimmy Martin, the king of bluegrass and of course the legendary Willie Nelson.
I hope that the O Brother soundtrack and the Down from the Mountain tour will inspire a broad interest in traditional sounds similar to the vogues inspired by Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music in 1952 and by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's recording in 1972 of the landmark album Will the Circle Be Unbroken, where they were joined by such veteran country performers as Mother Maybelle Carter, Roy Acuff, and Doc Watson.
They can focus on a genre (The Smithsonian's Anthology of American Folk Music or The Ska Box), an era (Nuggets), a style (Rock Instrumental Classics), or an individual artist.