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Discovering Folk Music
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Discovering Folk Music (Hardback)

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From Ani DiFranco to Bob Dylan to Woodie Guthrie, American folk music comprises a truly diverse and rich tradition-one that's almost impossible to define in broad terms. This book explains why folk music is still highly relevant in the digital age.





* Interviews with key figures in folk music including Janis Ian, Nora Guthrie (Woody's daughter), Jonathan Edwards, Tom Paxton, David Bromberg, and others



* 25 photos of various personalities and instruments, all taken by the author, an award-winning photo journalist. Cover photo of Pete Seeger is also by the author



* Foreword by JibJab co-founders Gregg and Evan Spiridellis



* More Folk, an appendix of selected Resources (a comprehensive guide to books, Web sites, instructional materials, camps, radio, children's material, record labels, organizations, museums, etc.)



* Listening Space, an appendix identifying 75 influential or representative recordings spanning the history of folk from the author's perspective

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresFolk & traditional musicPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culture Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 09/02/2010 ISBN-13: 9780275993870  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Stephanie P. Ledgin is an international award-winning photojournalist whose 35-year career has spanned publications, recordings, and museums.

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