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Folk

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Richard Carlin | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780816069781
ISBN 13 : 0816069786

The traditional songs, dances, and legends of ordinary people in the United States have long served as a means of communication and a source of entertainment. Each group brought it..

Folk Music

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Ronald D. Cohen | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9780415971607
ISBN 13 : 0415971608

Folk Music: The Basics gives a brief introduction to British and American folk music. Drawing upon the most recent and relevant scholarship, it will focus on comparing and contrast..

Folk Music A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2011-01-11 | Author : Mark Slobin | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199753086
ISBN 13 : 0199753083

This VSI offers readers something no other introduction to folk music does: a cross-cultural, comparative approach, a survey of the basic issues as they have unfolded over time, an..

The Study Of Folk Music In The Modern World

Pub Date : 1988-06-22 | Author : Philip V. Bohlman | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253112605
ISBN 13 : 9780253112606

"[This book] is a contribution of considerable substance because it takes a holistic view of the field of folk music and the scholarship that has dealt with it." -- Bruno Nettl "....

American Ballads And Folk Songs

Pub Date : 1994-01 | Author : Alan Lomax | Publisher : Courier Corporation

ISBN 10 : 0486282767
ISBN 13 : 9780486282763

Music and lyrics for over 200 songs. John Henry, Goin' Home, Little Brown Jug, Alabama-Bound, Ten Thousand Miles from Home, Shack Bully Holler, Black Betty, The Hammer Song, Bad Ma..

Queer As Folk

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Paul Ruditis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 0743476360
ISBN 13 : 9780743476362

Based on the "honest, engaging" (Newsweek) Showtime original series Queer as Folk, two new books bring fans into the hearts, minds--and bedrooms--of their favorite Pittsburgh frien..

The North American Folk Music Revival

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Gillian Mitchell | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 0754657566
ISBN 13 : 9780754657569

This work represents the first comparative study of the folk revival movement in Anglophone Canada and the United States and combines this with discussion of the way folk music int..