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The southern journey of Alan Lomax : words, photographs, and music

Author: Alan Lomax; Tom Piazza
Publisher: New York ; London : The Library of Congress in association with W.W. Norton & Company, [2012], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Presents photographs taken of folk musicians in the southern backcountry over fifty years ago by the renowned ethnomusicologist, depicting both legendary and anonymous musicians honing their crafts at home, at church, and with workers in the field.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Named Person: Alan Lomax; Alan Lomax; Alan Lomax
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Lomax; Tom Piazza
ISBN: 9780393081077 0393081079
OCLC Number: 822973243
Description: 134 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Bonus disc. Church, I know we got another building (not made with hands) (Young Bros.) --
Dollar Mamie (Floyd Batts & prisoners) --
Lonely tombs (Texas Gladden, Hobart Smith & Preston Smith) --
Didn't old Pharoah get lost (Caleb Garris, Union Choir of the Church of God and Saints of Christ) --
Rainbow mid life's willows (Almeda Riddle) --
I'm going down that gravel (Fred McDowell) --
The girl I left behind (Spencer Moore) --
Riding in a buggy/Candy gal (Vera Ward Hall) --
Cumberland Gap (Wade Ward) --
Reg'lar, reg'lar, rolling under (Bessie Jones & group) --
Poor pilgrim of sorrow (I.D. Back) --
I'm gonna live anyhow until I die (Miles & Bob Pratcher).
Responsibility: with an essay by Tom Piazza ; introduction by William R. Ferris.

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A Best Photo Book of 2012 by American Photo. A new look at the legendary folklorist and his work.  Read more...

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