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Author Allen, Ray.

Title Gone to the country : the New Lost City Ramblers and the folk music revival / Ray Allen.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 New Lost City Ramblers ALL    Available
Description x, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Reviving tradition in modern America -- Seeger family discovers the folk -- Yale hoots and Washington Square jams -- Ramblers take the stage, 1958-1959 -- Seeger, Cohen, and Paley perform the folk, 1959-1961 -- Paley departs and Schwarz arrives, 1961-1962 -- Seeger, Cohen and Schwarz perform the folk, 1962-1964 -- Gone to the country, 1965-1968 -- Second decade, 1969-1979 -- Thinking legacy and moving on -- Passing for traditional and rethinking folk revivalism.
Summary "Gone To The Country chronicles the life and music of the New Lost City Ramblers, a trio of city-bred musicians who helped pioneer the resurgence of southern roots music during the folk revival of the late 1950s and 1960s."-back cover.
Subject Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009.
Cohen, John, 1932-
New Lost City Ramblers.
Folk musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780252035609 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252035607 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077470 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252077474 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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