The Ballad Collectors of North America
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Scott B. Spencer
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Both biographical and topical, The Ballad Collectors of North America chronicles those individuals most influential in the gathering of North American folksongs and investigates the two leading schools of thought regarding the collection process, the leading proponents of those schools, and the projects shaped by them. Contributors also reflect on
New American Songbag
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Carl Sandburg
Categories: Ballads, English
Type: BOOK - Published: 1950 - Publisher:

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A New Literary History of America
Language: en
Pages: 1129
Authors: Greil Marcus, Werner Sollors
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-07 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

America is a nation making itself up as it goes along√Ďa story of discovery and invention unfolding in speeches and images, letters and poetry, unprecedented feats of scholarship and imagination. In these myriad, multiform, endlessly changing expressions of the American experience, the authors and editors of this volume find a
American Ballads and Folk Songs
Language: en
Pages: 674
Authors: Alan Lomax
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Music and lyrics for over 200 songs. John Henry, Goin' Home, Little Brown Jug, Alabama-Bound, Ten Thousand Miles from Home, Shack Bully Holler, Black Betty, The Hammer Song, Bad Man Ballad, Jesse James, Down in the Valley, The Bear in the Hill, Shortenin' Bread, The Ballad of Davy Crockett, and
The American Songbag
Language: en
Pages: 536
Authors: Carl Sandburg
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1927 - Publisher: Mariner Books

Two hundred and eighty songs and ballads trace the growth of America