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Author LinkFilene, Benjamin.
Title LinkRomancing the folk : public memory & American roots music / Benjamin Filene.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000.
Description xi, 325 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Series ( Cultural studies of the United States )
Series ( Cultural studies of the United States.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-302), discography (p. 303-304), and index.
Contents Contents: Setting the stage: identifying an American folk music heritage, 1900-1930 -- Creating the cult of authenticity: the Lomaxes and Lead Belly -- Mastering the cult of authenticity: Leonard Chess, Willie Dixon, and the strange career of Muddy Waters -- Searching for folk music’s institutional niche: Alan Lomax, Charles Seeger, B.A. Botkin, and Richard Dorson -- Performing the folk: Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan.
Subject LinkFolk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
LinkPopular music -- United States -- History and criticism.

System Number 000662058
ISBN Link0807825506 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link9780807825501 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link080784862X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link9780807848623 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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