What's Going On?

What's Going On?

by Francis Edward Abernethy
     
 
This collection of essays from the 1970s describes the customs, traditions, songs, and stories by which future anthropologists will analyze that decade. The rodeos and chain letters and bumper stickers, Neiman Marcus and fat stock shows, gospel conventions and underground newspapers, CB radios and university ghosts, backwoods beer busts and the folklore of marijuana,

Overview

This collection of essays from the 1970s describes the customs, traditions, songs, and stories by which future anthropologists will analyze that decade. The rodeos and chain letters and bumper stickers, Neiman Marcus and fat stock shows, gospel conventions and underground newspapers, CB radios and university ghosts, backwoods beer busts and the folklore of marijuana, Jack Ruby and the Kennedy assassination. This publication also looks at zydeco, Western Swing, gospel music, Texas country music, and the rise of redneck rock, by such writers as Joseph Lomax, Guy Logsdon, Bill Malone, and Jan Reid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780884260493
Publisher:
Encino Press
Publication date:
09/10/1986
Series:
Texas Folklore Society Publications

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