Folk Music U. S. A.: The Changing Voice of Protest

Folk Music U. S. A.: The Changing Voice of Protest

by RonaldRonald LankfordLankford, Ronald D. Lankford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825673009
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Publication date: 05/18/2010
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x (h) x (d)
Age Range: 3 Months

Table of Contents

About the Authorvii
Introductionix
Troubadours, Prisoners, and Dirty Reds1
The Midnight Special4
Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl Ballads11
Folk Goes Pop14
Pinstriped Shirts and Banjos23
Hang Down Your Head, Tom Dooley27
The Anthology of American Folk Music37
Singing Gal from the Cumberlands41
Festivals and Scenes47
The Folk Intelligentsia51
The Village61
The Mushy Middle69
Queen Joan72
Odetta Felious78
The New Lost City Ramblers84
Days of Future Past89
Folk Goes Mainstream93
Converting the Masses97
The Limeliters100
Raising All Boats107
Putting the "R" in Revival111
Folk Gets Political115
The Silent Generation Awakes119
The Birth of Broadside124
Hootenanny129
The Limits of Politics133
The Revival Peaks137
Two Beards and a Blond139
Freewheelin' Bob148
1963156
The Twilight of the Revival161
Jug Band Fever164
New Traditionalists170
New Wine, Old Jugs174
The Twilight of the Revival178
Afterword181
Bibliography191
Books191
Websites194
Index195

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