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Title Hidden in the mix : the African American presence in country music / Diane Pecknold, ed.

Publication Info. [Durham, NC] : Duke University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    781.64208 HID    Available
Description 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: country music and racial formation / Diane Pecknold -- Black hillbillies: African American musicians on old-time records, 1924-1932 / Patrick Huber -- Making country modern : the legacy of modern sounds in country and western music / Diane Pecknold -- "In a class by himself" : Arnold Schultz and categorical ambiguity among western Kentucky thumbpickers / Erika Brady -- Fiddling with race relations in rural Kentucky: the life, times, and contested identity of Fiddlin' Bill Livers / Jeff Keit -- Why African Americans put the banjo down / Tony Thomas -- Old-time country music in North Carolina and Virginia : the 1970s & 1980s / Kip Lornell -- "The South's gonna do it again" : changing conceptions of the use of "country" music in the albums of Al Green / Michael Awkward -- Dancing the habanera beats (in country music) : the creole-country two-step in St. Lucia and its diaspora / Jerry Wever -- Playing chicken with the train : Cowboy Troy's hick-hop and the transracial country west / Adam Gussow -- If only they could read between the lines : Alice Randall and the integration of country music / Barbara Ching -- You're my soul song: how Southern soul changed country music / Charles Hughes -- What's Syd got to do with it? : King Records, Henry Glover and the complex achievement of crossover / David Sanjek.
Subject African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- History and criticism.
African American country musicians.
Added Author Pecknold, Diane.
ISBN 9780822351634 paperback alkaline paper
0822351633 paperback alkaline paper

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