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Product Description: While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be? Ronald D...read more

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9781469630465 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 12, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be?

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9781469628813 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 12, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be?

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Product Description: The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music—blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American—without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today...read more

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9781501135606 | Touchstone Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrating the pioneers and artists of American roots music—blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, Native American—without which there would be no jazz, rock, country R&B, or hip hop today.

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Product Description: Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager Jim Rooney began a musical journey that intersected with some of the biggest names in American music, including Bob Dylan and James Taylor. In It for the Long Run: A Musical Odyssey is Rooney's kaleidoscopic firsthand account of more than five decades of success as a performer, concert promoter, songwriter, music publisher, engineer, and record producer...read more

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9780252038235 | 1 edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, February 14, 2014), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager growing up outside of Boston, Jim Rooney began a musical journey that intersected with some of the biggest names in American music including Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Bill Monroe, Muddy Waters, and Alison Krauss.

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9780252079818 | Univ of Illinois Pr, February 14, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager growing up outside of Boston, Jim Rooney began a musical journey that intersected with some of the biggest names in American music including Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Bill Monroe, Muddy Waters, and Alison Krauss.

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9781504676946 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 12, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager Jim Rooney began a musical journey that intersected with some of the biggest names in American music, including Bob Dylan and James Taylor.

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Product Description:  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains...read more

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9780252036880 | Har/com edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, August 10, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition:  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains.

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9780252080913 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 30, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition:  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains.

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Product Description: Folk music is more than an idealized reminder of a simper past. It reveals a great deal about present-day understandings of community and belonging. It celebrates the shared traditions that define a group or nation. In America, folk music--from African American spirituals to English ballads and protest songs--renders the imagined community more tangible and comprises a critical component of our diverse national heritage...read more

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9781439910788 | Temple Univ Pr, September 26, 2014, cover price $89.50

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9781439910795 | Temple Univ Pr, September 26, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Folk music is more than an idealized reminder of a simper past.

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Product Description: In Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s, Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson present a transatlantic history of folk's midcentury resurgence that juxtaposes the related but distinct revivals that took place in the United States and Great Britain...read more

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9780252038518 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 8, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s, Ronald D.

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9780252080128 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 5, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s, Ronald D.
9780345342546, titled "Jesus of Nazareth" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, March 1, 1987), cover price $2.95 | also contains Jesus of Nazareth | About this edition: Ballantine Mass Market Paperback!
9780345342515, titled "Kids and Play" | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, February 1, 1987), cover price $3.95 | also contains Kids and Play | About this edition: Suggests hundreds of games for children and explains how play helps children develop physically, emotionally, and mentally

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Product Description: Describes a vigorous folk tradition that long has been a rite of passage in this country for children and adolescents.  Suggests developmental reasons 1,400 songs appeal to youngsters: biological, linguistic, and intellectual.  Also looks at the values and hopes expressed in lyrics that appeal to teenagers, especially young women...read more

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9781493179114 | Xlibris Corp, May 27, 2014, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Describes a vigorous folk tradition that long has been a rite of passage in this country for children and adolescents.

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9781493179121 | Xlibris Corp, May 27, 2014, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Describes a vigorous folk tradition that long has been a rite of passage in this country for children and adolescents.

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Product Description: Transatlantic Roots Music presents a collection of essays on the debates about origins, authenticity, and identity in folk and blues music. These essays originated in an international conference on the Transatlantic paths of American roots music, out of which emerged common themes and questions of origins and authenticity in folk music, be it black or white, American or British...read more
By Neil A. Wynn (editor)

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9781617032882 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, July 2, 2012, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This book presents a collection of essays on the debates about origins, authenticity, and identity in folk and blues music.

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9781628460643 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, May 29, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Transatlantic Roots Music presents a collection of essays on the debates about origins, authenticity, and identity in folk and blues music.

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Product Description: In African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics: The Lawrence Gellert Story, scholar and musician Bruce Conforth tells the story of one of the most unusual collections of African American folk music ever amassed—and the remarkable story of the man who produced it: Lawrence Gellert...read more
By Ronald Cohen (foreword by) and Bruce M. Conforth

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9780810884885 | Scarecrow Pr, May 16, 2013, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: In African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics: The Lawrence Gellert Story, scholar and musician Bruce Conforth tells the story of one of the most unusual collections of African American folk music ever amassed—and the remarkable story of the man who produced it: Lawrence Gellert.

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Product Description: Book is in excellent condition after just sitting on a shelf.

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9781465213655 | Kendall Hunt Pub Co, December 12, 2012, cover price $55.04 | About this edition: Book is in excellent condition after just sitting on a shelf.
9780757593475 | Kendall Hunt Pub Co, August 31, 2011, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: used for one semester, like brand new.

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Product Description: Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States reflects the fascinating diversity of regional and grassroots music in the United States. The book covers the diverse strains of American folk music--Latin, Native American, African, French-Canadian, British, and Cajun--and offers a chronology of the development of folk music in the United States...read more

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9781617032653 | 3 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 4, 2012), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States reflects the fascinating diversity of regional and grassroots music in the United States.

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9781617032646 | 3 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 19, 2012), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States reflects the fascinating diversity of regional and grassroots music in the United States.

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Product Description: Bob Dylan has always been something of a mystery. He has worn a variety of masks that have delighted, puzzled, amused and angered his many audiences. Andrea Cossu offers a strikingly fresh explanation of Dylan and the transformations he has made throughout his career...read more

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9781612051871 | Paradigm Pub, May 30, 2012, cover price $134.95 | About this edition: Bob Dylan has always been something of a mystery.

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9781612051888 | Paradigm Pub, November 30, 2012, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Bob Dylan has always been something of a mystery.

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Product Description: Tristram Potter Coffin's The British Traditional Ballad in North America, published in 1950, became recognized as the standard reference to the published material on the Child ballad in North America. Centering on the theme of story variation, the book examines ballad variation in general, treats the development of the traditional ballad into an art form, and provides a bibliographical guide to story variation as well as a general bibliography of titles referred to in the guide...read more

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9780292707191, titled "The British Traditional Ballad in North America" | Univ of Texas Pr, November 1, 1977, cover price $30.00 | also contains The British Traditional Ballad in North America | About this edition: Tristram Potter Coffin's The British Traditional Ballad in North America, published in 1950, became recognized as the standard reference to the published material on the Child ballad in North America.

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Product Description: Much has been written about the songs gathered in North America in the first half of the 20th century. However, there is scant information on those individuals responsible for gathering these songs. The Ballad Collectors of North America: How Gathering Folksongs Transformed Academic Thought and American Identity fills this gap, documenting the efforts of those who transcribed and recorded North American folk songs...read more
By Scott B. Spencer (editor)

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9780810881556 | Scarecrow Pr, December 16, 2011, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Much has been written about the songs gathered in North America in the first half of the 20th century.

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Product Description: When we talk about roots music, what do we mean and what is at stake? Ethnomusicologist Mark F. DeWitt delves into these questions in an introductory bibliographic essay and selects twenty-one articles published between 1974 and 2010 that have advanced our knowledge and insight about this topic...read more
By Mark F. Dewitt (editor)

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9780754629627 | Ashgate Pub Co, October 1, 2011, cover price $350.00 | About this edition: When we talk about roots music, what do we mean and what is at stake?

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Product Description: Ballantine Mass Market Paperback!!!

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9780345342546 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, March 1, 1987), cover price $2.95 | also contains Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s | About this edition: Ballantine Mass Market Paperback!
9780840757593 | Reissue edition (Thomas Nelson Inc, January 1, 1985), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Photo Story of Jesus of Nazareth based on the film by Franco Zeffirelli.

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Suggests hundreds of games for children and explains how play helps children develop physically, emotionally, and mentally

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9780345342515 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, February 1, 1987), cover price $3.95 | also contains Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s | About this edition: Suggests hundreds of games for children and explains how play helps children develop physically, emotionally, and mentally

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Product Description: Tristram Potter Coffin's The British Traditional Ballad in North America, published in 1950, became recognized as the standard reference to the published material on the Child ballad in North America. Centering on the theme of story variation, the book examines ballad variation in general, treats the development of the traditional ballad into an art form, and provides a bibliographical guide to story variation as well as a general bibliography of titles referred to in the guide...read more

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9780292707191 | Univ of Texas Pr, November 1, 1977, cover price $30.00 | also contains Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology / Ergebnisse Der Mikrobiologie Und Immunitatsforschung | About this edition: Tristram Potter Coffin's The British Traditional Ballad in North America, published in 1950, became recognized as the standard reference to the published material on the Child ballad in North America.

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