Folkways Records

Folkways Records
Parent companySmithsonian Institution
Founded1948 (1948)
FounderMoses Asch
Marian Distler
Defunct1987 (1987)
GenreFolk, Traditional bluegrass, world music
Country of originU.S.
LocationWashington, D.C., United States

Folkways Records was a record label founded by Moses Asch that documented folk, world, and children's music. It was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution in 1987 and is now part of Smithsonian Folkways.