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American folk songs : a regional encyclopedia

American folk songs : a regional encyclopedia

Author: Norm Cohen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Provides a state-by-state collection of folksongs describing the history, society, culture, and events characteristic of all fifty states. Focus on songs concerning the life and times of the people of that state.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norm Cohen
ISBN: 9780313088100 0313088101
OCLC Number: 1126047510
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: v. 1. New England ; Midland (North Atlantic) ; Upper South ; Deep South and the Ozarks --
v. 2. Great Lakes ; Midwest Plains ; Southwest ; Mountain Region ; Far West and Pacific.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Norm Cohen.
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Unlike all other state folksong collections, this one does not focus on songs collected in the particular states, but rather on songs concerning the life and times of the people of that state. For  Read more...


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"American Folk Songs is a 'must' for any library: it provides a range of lyrics to regional folk songs across the country, discussing the influence of immigrants, social and political events, ballad Read more...

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