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Pistol packin' Mama : Aunt Molly Jackson and the politics of folksong / Shelly Romalis.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library ML420.J21 R6 1999 37684000587897 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0252024214 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0252067282 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Hard times in Coleman's mines": coal and community in the Kentucky mountains -- "I am a union woman": the Communist National Miners Union comes to Harlan County, Kentucky -- "I was born and raised in old Kentucky": Aunt Molly Jackson's first fifty years -- "Christmas Eve on the East Side": Aunt Molly moves to New York City -- "Girl of constant sorrow": Molly's sister, Sarah Ogan Gunning -- "White pilgrims in the foreign heathen country": Molly, Sarah, and the politics of folksong -- "Dreadful memories": class-conscious wives, radical mothers -- Reflections: "Be a grievin' after me".
Subject: Jackson, Aunt Molly
Singers > United States > Biography
Protest songs > United States > History and criticism.

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