Transforming tradition : folk music revivals examined / edited by Neil V. Rosenberg ; foreword by Alan Jabbour

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Subjects: Folk music--United States--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1993
Series: Folklore and society
Music in American life
A Publication of the American Folklore Society. New series
Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series (Unnumbered)
Folklore and society
Music in American life
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiii, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Alan Jabbour
Acknowledgments
Introduction / Neil V. Rosenberg 1
Pt. 1. The Great Boom 27
When We Were Good: Class and Culture in the Folk Revival / Robert Cantwell 35
The Campus Folksong Club: A Glimpse at the Past / Archie Green 61
The Folksong Revival / Bruce Jackson 73
Cents and Nonsense in the Urban Folksong Movement: 1930-66 / Ellen J. Stekert 84
A Future Folklorist in the Record Business / Kenneth S. Goldstein 107
Pt. 2. The New Aesthetic 123
On Folk Festivals and Kitchens: Questions of Authenticity in the Folksong Revival / I. Sheldon Posen 127
"The Folk Process" in the Revival: "Barrett's Privateers" and "Baratt's Privateers" / Pauline Greenhill 137
"Barrett's Privateers": Performance and Participation in the Folk Revival / Anne Lederman 160
Pt. 3. Named-Systems Revivals 177
Musical Revival as Musical Transformation / Burt Feintuch 183
Starvation, Serendipity, and the Ambivalence of Bluegrass Revivalism / Neil V. Rosenberg 194
Bluegrass and the Folk Revival: Structural Similarities and Experienced Differences / Philip Nusbaum 203
Reconstructing the Blues: Reflections on the 1960s Blues Revival / Jeff Todd Titon 220
Living Blues Journal: The Paradoxical Aesthetics of the Blues Revival / Peter Narvaez 241
Rethinking Folk Revivalism: Grass-roots Preservationism and Folk Romanticism / Richard Blaustein 258
The Reception of the Music of American Southern Whites in Japan / Toru Mitsui 275
Bibliography 295
Discography 313
Contributors 315
General Index 319
Index of Song Titles 339
Additional Authors: Rosenberg, Neil V
Notes: LCCN: 92026727 /MN
ISBN: 0252019822 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Discography: p. [313]-314
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-312) and indexes
OCLC Number: 26403195
ISBN/ISSN: 0252019822