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Author Pen, Ronald.

Title I wonder as I wander : the life of John Jacob Niles / Ron Pen ; foreword by Rick Kogan.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Niles,J PEN    Available
Description xv, 371 p., [48] p. of plates : ill., map, music, ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-339) and index.
"Sound recordings of John Jacob Niles's music": p. [341]-353.
Contents Overture : sunrise in Clark County -- The families gather at the river -- The move to rural Jefferson County -- Independence and adventure -- Jack Niles goes off to war -- Life after the war -- Creating a life in the Big Apple -- Kerby and Niles present folk music on the concert stage -- Doris Ulmann -- Transitions and new beginnings -- Life in Lexington -- Settled in Kentucky -- Dean of American balladeers -- Consolidation of a life in music -- Do not go gentle -- Coda.
Subject Niles, John Jacob, 1892-1980.
Singers -- Kentucky -- Biography.
Composers -- Kentucky -- Biography.
ISBN 9780813125978 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813125979 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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