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78 blues folksongs and phonographs in the American South

Minton, John 1957- (Author).


When record men first traveled from Chicago or invited musicians to studios in New York, these entrepreneurs had no conception how their technology would change the dynamics of what constituted a musical performance. 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South covers a revolution in artist performance and audience perception through close examination of hundreds of key "hillbilly" and "race" records released between the 1920s and World War II. In the postwar period, regional strains recorded on pioneering 78 r.p.m. discs exploded into urban blues and R & B, honk.

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  • ISBN: 9781604733273 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1604733276 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 288 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prelude: supposing we have us a little tune here -- Learning to listen -- True relations -- Let's get this dance started -- Here's one you can all sing right with us -- A special prayer on the man that's a-catching the record -- I ought to be recording right now -- A corn licker still in Georgia -- Coda: well folks, here we are again.
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Subject: n-usu--
Folk music Southern States History and criticism
Folk songs History and criticism Southern States
Sound recordings Southern States History 20th century
MUSIC Genres & Styles Pop Vocal
USA S├╝dstaaten
Genre: Electronic books.

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