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Only a Miner: Studies in Recorded Coal-Mining Songs

By: Green, Archie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Urbana/Chicago/London, University of Illinois Press: (c.1972)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20292

ISBN: 0-252-00181-8

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dj


[boards slightly warped, foxing to page edges; jacket edgeworn, small chips at bottom of spine and bottom corner of rear panel]. (Music in American Life) Series (B&W photographs, facsimiles) An historical and critical examination of mining-related folksongs between 1925 and 1970, songs which "portray the life and values of miners, and reveal changes in folk society due to industrialization, urbanization, and mass-media technology. [The author] draws on ballad scholarship, labor history, and popular-culture study to explore coal-mining songs and also country music, Negro blues, and proble... View more info