Southern Music/American Music / Edition 1

Southern Music/American Music / Edition 1

by Bill C. Malone, David Stricklin
     
 

ISBN-10: 081319055X

ISBN-13: 9780813190556

Pub. Date: 10/07/2011

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Southern Music/American Music is the first book to investigate the facets of American music from the South and the many popular forms that emerged from it. In this substantially revised and updated edition, Bill C. Malone and David Stricklin bring this classic work into the twenty-first century, including new material on recent phenomena such as the huge success of

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Southern Music/American Music is the first book to investigate the facets of American music from the South and the many popular forms that emerged from it. In this substantially revised and updated edition, Bill C. Malone and David Stricklin bring this classic work into the twenty-first century, including new material on recent phenomena such as the huge success of the soundtrack to O Brother, Where Art Thou? and the renewed popularity of Southern music, as well as important new artists Lucinda Williams, Alejandro Escovedo, and the Dixie Chicks, among others. Extensive bibliographic notes and a new suggested listening guide complete this essential study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813190556
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
10/07/2011
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
821,276
Product dimensions:
0.58(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Introduction1
1Folk Origins of Southern Music5
2National Discovery20
3Early Commercialization: Ragtime, Blues, Jazz39
4Expanding Markets: Tejano, Cajun, Hillbilly, Gospel58
5The Great Depression and New Technologies71
6The Nationalization of Southern Music90
7The 1960s and 1970s: Rock, Gospel, Soul108
8The National Resurgence of Country Music129
9A Future in the Past155
Conclusion176
Notes181
Bibliographical Notes191
Suggested Listening217
Index221

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