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The Resource American epic : when music gave America her voice, Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald

American epic : when music gave America her voice, Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald

Label
American epic : when music gave America her voice
Title
American epic
Title remainder
when music gave America her voice
Statement of responsibility
Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald
Title variation
  • American epic
  • American epic
  • T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford, Jack White present American epic
Title variation remainder
  • the companion book to the PBS series
  • when music gave America her voice
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A companion book to the groundbreaking PBS and BBC documentary series celebrates the pioneers and artists of American roots music--blues, gospel, folk, Cajun, Appalachian, Hawaiian, and Native American--without which there would be no jazz, rock, country, R & B, or hip hop today
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.640973/09042
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3790
LC item number
.M15 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
American epic : when music gave America her voice, Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford, Jack White present
  • "The companion book to the PBS series."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The first time America heard herself -- I'll get a break someday: Will Shade and the Memphis Jug Band -- In the shadow of Clinch Mountain: The Carter Family -- My heart keeps singing: Elder J.E. Burch -- Gonna die with my hammer in my hand: Dick Justice and the Williamson Brothers -- Down the dirt road: Charley Patton and the Mississippi Delta Blues -- Chant of the snake dance: The Hopi Indian Chanters -- Bird of paradise: Joseph Kekuku -- Mal hombre: Lydia Mednoza -- Allons à Lafayette: The Breaux Family -- Avalon blues: Mississippi John Hurt -- The American epic sessions -- Travel and the crew
Control code
1734242
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781501135606
Lccn
2016001493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1734242
  • (Sirsi) 1734242
  • (OCoLC)935784467
Label
American epic : when music gave America her voice, Bernard MacMahon & Allison McGourty with Elijah Wald
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford, Jack White present
  • "The companion book to the PBS series."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The first time America heard herself -- I'll get a break someday: Will Shade and the Memphis Jug Band -- In the shadow of Clinch Mountain: The Carter Family -- My heart keeps singing: Elder J.E. Burch -- Gonna die with my hammer in my hand: Dick Justice and the Williamson Brothers -- Down the dirt road: Charley Patton and the Mississippi Delta Blues -- Chant of the snake dance: The Hopi Indian Chanters -- Bird of paradise: Joseph Kekuku -- Mal hombre: Lydia Mednoza -- Allons à Lafayette: The Breaux Family -- Avalon blues: Mississippi John Hurt -- The American epic sessions -- Travel and the crew
Control code
1734242
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781501135606
Lccn
2016001493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1734242
  • (Sirsi) 1734242
  • (OCoLC)935784467

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