The Unbroken Circle: Tradition and Innovation in the Music of Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal

The Unbroken Circle: Tradition and Innovation in the Music of Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal

by Fred Metting

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810838185
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/26/2000
Series: American Folk Music and Musicians Series , #5
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Fred Metting is Associate Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, where he teaches a variety of literature, composition, and humanities courses.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
1.Backgrounds and Careers1
2.The Folk Revival25
3.The Minstrel Mix39
4.The Songster57
5.Stretching the Boundaries: The Guitar Greats83
6.Transitions and Agitations107
7.Blues147
8.Sacred Sounds and Carnival Delights181
9.Rock and Roll213
10.Going Back to the Future: Spices from around the World243
11.Conclusion: An Unbroken Circle263
Selected Discography271
Bibliography275
Index287
About the Author293

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