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American roots music

Title
American roots music / edited by Robert Santelli, Holly George-Warren, Jim Brown ; foreword by Bonnie Raitt.
Publication
New York : H.N. Abrams, 2001.

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Additional Authors
  • Santelli, Robert.
  • George-Warren, Holly.
  • Brown, Jim, 1950-
Description
232 pages : illustrations (some color); 32 cm
Summary
  • "American roots music - encompassing blues, country & western, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Tejano, Native American, and other uniquely American genres of folk music - originated and was nurtured in small communities and spread across the nation.".
  • "American Roots Music is the companion book based on the PBS series of the same name, resulting from three years of research and a unique collaboration between the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Experience Music Project, and Ginger Group Productions, with major support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Public Broadcasting Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and AT&T."--BOOK JACKET.
Uniform Title
American roots music (Television program)
Subjects
Note
  • "A Rolling Stone Press book"--P. [2].
  • "A collaboration between the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and Experience Music Project and Ginger Group Productions"--P. [2].
Contents
Foreword / Bonnie Raitt -- Preface / Jim Brown -- Introduction / Robert Santelli -- Early Country: Treasures Untold / Charles Wolfe -- The Birth of the Blues / David Evans -- The Flowering of the Folk Revival / Alan Jabbour -- Hallelujah: The Sacred Music of Black America / Claudia Perry -- Cajun and Zydeco: The Musics of French Southwest Louisiana / Ann Allen Savoy -- Musica Tejana: The Music of Mexican Texas / Manuel Pena -- Native American Music of the Twentieth Century / William K. Powers -- Native Tongue: Contemporary Native Music / J. Poet -- Keeping It Country: Tradition and Change. 1940 to Present / Bill C. Malone -- Mojo Working: The Blues Explosion / Robert Santelli -- Roots Music Begats Rock & Roll / David McGee.
ISBN
  • 0810914328
  • 0810921391 (bk. club pbk.)
LCCN
2001002511
OCLC
  • ocm46835321
  • SCSB-4215159
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries