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Romancing the folk : public memory & American roots music / Benjamin Filene.

Filene, Benjamin. (Author).

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

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Stan Getz Library ML3551 .F55 2000 37684000695096 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0807825506 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 080784862X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 325 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-302), discography (p. 303-304), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Setting the stage: identifying an American folk music heritage, 1900-1930 -- Creating the cult of authenticity: the Lomaxes and Lead Belly -- Mastering the cult of authenticity: Leonard Chess, Willie Dixon, and the strange career of Muddy Waters -- Searching for folk music's institutional niche: Alan Lomax, Charles Seeger, B.A. Botkin, and Richard Dorson -- Performing the folk: Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan.
Subject: Folk music > United States > History and criticism
Popular music > United States > History and criticism

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