Songs about work : essays in occupational culture for Richard A. Reuss / edited by Archie Green

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Subjects: Work songs--History and criticism
Folk songs--History and criticism
Folk music--History and criticism
Reuss, Richard A
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Bloomington : Folklore Institute, Indiana University, 1993
Series: Special publications of the Folklore Institute no. 3
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: vi, 360 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Pt. I. Remembrances
A Tribute to Dick Reuss / Judith McCulloh 3
Staking the Territory: Dick Reuss and the U.S. Protest-Political Song Tradition / David King Dunaway 5
Memories of Dick Reuss / Robbie Lieberman 10
A Conversation with Jo Reuss / Joyce L. Kornbluh 12
Goodnight Irene, Goodbye Dick / Archie Green 15
Pt. II. Essays
Joe Hill Incorporated: We Own Our Past / Lori Elaine Taylor 23
"The Waterman Train Wreck": Tracking a Folksong in Deep East Texas / John Minton 37
The Southern Textile Song Tradition Reconsidered / Doug DeNatale, Glenn Hinson 77
The Gospel of Black Unionism / Brenda McCallum 108
Shack Bullies and Levee Contractors: Bluesmen as Ethnographers / John Cowley 134
"An Icy Mountain Brook": Revival, Aesthetics, and the "Coal Creek March" / Neil V. Rosenberg 163
John L. Handcox: "There is Still Mean Things Happening" / Rebecca B. Schroeder, Donald M. Lance 184
Woody's Oil Songs / Archie Green 208
Truth in Folksong: A Corridista's View of Singing in the California Farm Workers' Movement / Michael Heisley 221
Farm, Forest, and Factory: Songs of Midwestern Labor / James P. Leary, Richard March 253
The Brotherhood of Timber Workers and the Culture of Conflict / Jeff Ferrell 287
Fellow Worker Guy Askew: A Reminiscence / Richard Ellington 303
The Joe Hill Legend in Britain / Sam Richards 316
Worksongs: A Demonstration Collection of Examples / Norm Cohen 332
Contributors 357
Additional Authors: Reuss, Richard A
Green, Archie
Notes: LCCN: 93034120 /MN
ISBN: 1879407051 :$39.95
ISBN: 1879407043 :$17.50
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Remembrances. A tribute to Dick Reuss / Judith McCulloh -- Staking the territory : Dick Reuss and the U.S. protest-political song tradition / David King Dunaway -- Memories of Dick Reuss / Robbie Lieberman -- A conversation with Jo Reuss / Joyce L. Kornbluh -- Goodnight Irene, goodbye Dick / Archie Green -- Essays. Joe Hill incorporated : we own our past / Lori Elaine Taylor -- "The Waterman train wreck" : tracking a folksong in deep east Texas / John Minton -- The southern textile song tradition reconsidered / Doug DeNatale and Glenn Hinson -- The gospel of black unionism / Brenda McCallum -- Shack bullies and levee contractors : bluesmen as ethnographers / John Cowley -- "An icy mountain brook" : revival, aesthetics, and the "Coal Creek March" / Neil V. Rosenberg -- John L. Handcox : "There is still mean things happening" / Rebecca B. Schroeder and Donald M. Lance -- Woody's oil songs / Archie Green -- Truth in folksong : a Corridista's view of singing in the California farm workers' movement / Michael Heisley
Contents: (Cont.) Farm, forest, and factory : songs of midwestern labor / James P. Leary and Richard March -- The brotherhood of timber workers and the culture of conflict / Jeff Ferrell -- Fellow worker Guy Askew : a reminiscence / Richard Ellington -- The Joe Hill legend in Britain / Sam Richards -- Worksongs : a demonstration collection of examples / Norm Cohen
OCLC Number: 28854546
ISBN/ISSN: 1879407051
1879407043