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America Over The Water

Author: Shirley Collins.

America Over The Water

Author: Shirley Collins.

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Item #: D41015
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: White Rabbit
ISBN: 9781474623377
For a year, celebrated English folksinger Shirley Collins traveled around the southern US with legendary musical historian and folklorist Alan Lomax. The two searched out and recorded traditional music that was in danger of dying out, including discovering Mississippi Fred McDowell. Here, Collins recounts her year as Lomax's assistant, including observations... More
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For a year, celebrated English folksinger Shirley Collins traveled around the southern US with legendary musical historian and folklorist Alan Lomax. The two searched out and recorded traditional music that was in danger of dying out, including discovering Mississippi Fred McDowell. Here, Collins recounts her year as Lomax's assistant, including observations of a country on the brink of the civil rights era. This classic book includes a new introduction by the author.


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