Rainbow quest : the folk music revival and American society, 1940-1970

by Cohen, Ronald D., 1940-

Format: Print Book 2002
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks ML3551.C58 2002
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
Call Number  ML3551.C58 2002
This study reconstructs the history of the folk-music revival in the States, tracing its origins to the early decades of the 20th century. Drawing on scores of interviews and numerous manuscript collections, as well as his own extensive files, Cohen shows how a broad range of traditions - from hillbilly, gospel, blues and sea shanties to cowboy, ethnic and political-protest music - all contributed to the genre known as folk.
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Subjects Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Publisher Amherst :University of Massachusetts Press,2002
Language English
Description xiii, 364 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-325) and index.
ISBN 1558493468 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558493484 (paper : alk. paper)
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