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Author Petrusich, Amanda.

Title It still moves : lost songs, lost highways, and the search for the next American music / Amanda Petrusich.

Imprint New York : Faber and Faber, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.773 PET    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 290 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-267) and index.
Contents Ain't it a pity, I'm in New York City! -- Bluesland : Beale Street, Memphis -- Young and loose and full of juice : Sam Phillips, Sun Studios, and the birth of rock 'n' roll -- I'm going to Graceland -- Trail of the hellhounds : Clarksdale's deep Mississippi blues -- Music City, USA : building the Nashville sound -- I'm going where there's no depression : alternative country -- I-64 west : Charlottesville, Lexington, Charleston -- Country rolls on : minstrel shows, race, and the rise of radio -- Ain't that a pretty ole mountain? : Applachia, the Carter family, and early country music -- The little old country store from Lebanon, Tennessee : Cracker Barrel's americana -- A matter of song! : John Lomax, Lead Belly, Moses Asch, and Folkways Records -- Making familiar strange : Harry Smith's anthology of American folk music and the birth of Smithsonian-Folkways -- You won't find it so hot if you ain't got the do re mi : Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and the folk revival of the 1960s -- The new, weird, hyphenated America : indie-folk and the next American revival.
Subject Petrusich, Amanda -- Travel -- United States.
Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Country music -- History and criticism.
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
United States -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780865479500 (hardcover : alk. paper)
086547950X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780865479043 (pbk.)
0865479046 (pbk.)

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