The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to American Folk Music

The NPR Curious Listener s Guide to American Folk Music Bluegrass and Ballads Chicken Scratch and Gospel Polka and Powwows Perhaps Mike Seeger summed it up best when asked what genres come under the rubric of American Folk he said All the music that fits

  • Title: The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to American Folk Music
  • Author: Kip Lornell Linda Ronstadt
  • ISBN: 9780399530333
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bluegrass and Ballads Chicken Scratch and Gospel Polka and Powwows Perhaps Mike Seeger summed it up best when asked what genres come under the rubric of American Folk he said, All the music that fits between the cracks And all that music is in this unique volume THE PERFORMERS, including Woody and Arlo Guthrie, Burl Ives, Mike Seeger, Alan Lomax, Joan Baez, Bob DBluegrass and Ballads Chicken Scratch and Gospel Polka and Powwows Perhaps Mike Seeger summed it up best when asked what genres come under the rubric of American Folk he said, All the music that fits between the cracks And all that music is in this unique volume THE PERFORMERS, including Woody and Arlo Guthrie, Burl Ives, Mike Seeger, Alan Lomax, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, The Mamas and the Papas, The Kingston Trio, Robert Johnson, Leadbelly, Muddy Waters, and Peter, Paul, and Mary THE SONGS, including Barbara Allen, Frankie and Johnny, Hallelujah I m a Bum, John Henry, This Land is Your Land, We Shall Overcome, All My Trials, River of Jordan, Peace in the Valley, and Corrina, Corrina

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    About "Kip Lornell Linda Ronstadt"

    1. Kip Lornell Linda Ronstadt

      Kip Lornell is an ethnomusicologist and a professor at George Washington University He is the author of many books about music in American culture.

    352 thoughts on “The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to American Folk Music”

    1. Great overview of American folk music. Includes background history of the genre, musicians, and songs, as well as recommendations on further listening and watching.


    2. It did not present much I did not already know, but there were some tidbits. For instance, one reason so many rural and poor folks took up the guitar was due to how easy they were to obtain through mail-order. And from page 69 'e the strings easily bent to accomodate the sometimes flatted tonality commonly found in black folk music.' While the book did not touch as much on race and identity as I was hoping, it did introduce me to some new artists and reintroduced me to some I had forgotten about [...]




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