Life Flows on in Endless Song: Folk Songs and American History (Music in American Life)

Life Flows on in Endless Song: Folk Songs and American History (Music in American Life)

By: Robert V. Wells (author)Paperback

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About Author

Robert V. Wells is the Chauncey H. Winters Professor of History and Social Sciences at Union College in Schenectady, New York, and the author of Facing the 'King of Terrors': Living with Death in an American Community in Schenectady, New York, 1750-1990 and other works.

Contents

Preface: Chapter 1: Who Was Tom Dooley?: History and Folk Songs 1; Chapter 2: Careless Love: Courtship, Marriage, and Children 14; Chapter 3: "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory": Of God and Country 57; Chapter 4: "Take This Hammer": Work and the Labor Movement 105; Chapter 5: The Man Who Never Returned: Ships, Trains and Other Transportation 150; Chapter 6: Just Lookin' for a Home: Traveling On 190; Chapter 7: Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen: Hard Times and Hard Men 231; Chapter 8: How Can I Keep from Singing?: Huddie Ledbetter and Woody Guthrie 277; Coda: Thinking about Folk Songs 307; Bibliography and Discography 321

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780252076503
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780252076503
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0252076508

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