They were sent to us for digitalization and creating the back-up of those rare and magical recordings. They feature beautiful sounds in the laid-back atmosphere of Cahuita town and over 40 previously UNRELEASED COMPOSITIONS by Walter Gavitt Ferguson that are now saved from getting lost. Wimba!
In 2017, nine original tapes were located in Canada:
In 2018, six original tapes were found in Costa Rica:
In March 2019, five original tapes were recovered in the USA:
In May 2019, unreleased parts from Don Walter's "Folkways" album were donated to the Tape Hunt:
In January 2020, another five original tapes were found in Costa Rica:
In October 2020, the biggest catch containing 45 original tapes was unearthed in Costa Rica: