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Gone to the country : the New Lost City Ramblers and the folk music revival

Author: Ray Allen
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2010.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mike Seeger; John Cohen; John Cohen; Mike Seeger
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Allen
ISBN: 9780252035609 0252035607 9780252077470 0252077474
OCLC Number: 601331140
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Reviving tradition in modern America --
The Seeger family discovers the folk --
Yale hoots and Washington Square jams --
The 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 --
A second decade, 1969-1979 --
Thinking legacy and moving on --
Passing for traditional and rethinking folk revivalism.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Ray Allen.

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