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Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words
Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words
by Malka Marom
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When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer shed first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations... (read more)

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Bound for Glory: The Hard-Driving, Truth-Telling Autobiography of America's Great Poet-Folk Singer
Bound for Glory: The Hard-Driving, Truth-Telling Autobiography of America's Great Poet-Folk Singer
by Woody Guthrie
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First published in 1943, this autobiography is also a superb portrait of America's Depression years, by the folk singer, activist, and man who saw it all. One of Guthrie's first published writings, it is an important artifact of musical and political... (read more)

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The Music of Africa
The Music of Africa
by J. H. Kwabena. Nketia
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The study of African music is a study at once of unity and diversity. The range of indigenous musical resources and practices found on this vast continent is as wide and varies as its topography. In this informative and highly readable book, Professor... (read more)

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The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience (Music in American Life)
The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience (Music in American Life)
by Stephen Wade
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  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi... (read more)

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PM Press Pamphlets #12: Venceremos: Victor Jara and the New Chilean Song Movement
PM Press Pamphlets #12: Venceremos: Victor Jara and the New Chilean Song Movement
by Gabriel San Roman
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When the socialist politician Salvador Allende dramatically won Chiles presidential election in 1970, a powerful cultural movement accompanied him to power as folk singers emerged at the forefront proving that music could help forge the birth of a new... (read more)

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I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales
I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales
by Todd Snider
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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Todd Sniders hilarious stories gathered in print for the first time "[Snider] combines the sly phrasing of a stoner, the perfect timing of a stand-up comedian, and a mastery of the tiny detail."—The New Yorker "Todd... (read more)

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Positively 4th St. 10th Anniversary
Positively 4th St. 10th Anniversary
by David Hajdu
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Tenth Anniversary EditionThe story of how four young bohemians on the make - Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez, and Richard Farina - converged in Greenwich Village, fell into love, and invented a sound and a style that are one of the most lasting legacies... (read more)

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Barrio Rhythm : Mexican American Music in Los Angeles (93 Edition)
Barrio Rhythm : Mexican American Music in Los Angeles (93 Edition)
by Steven Loza
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Drawing from oral histories and other primary sources, as well as from appropriate representative songs, Loza provides a historical overview of the music from the nineteenth-century to the present and offers in-depth profiles of nine Mexican-American... (read more)

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Rumba on the River: A History of the Popular Music of the Two Congos
Rumba on the River: A History of the Popular Music of the Two Congos
by Gary Stewart
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Around the Campfire
Around the Campfire
by Not Available (na)
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New arrangements of 25 classic hits as performed by this folk-rock trio. Titles include: Where Have All the Flowers Gone? * Puff (The Magic Dragon) * Michael Row the Boat Ashore * Leaving on a Jet Plane * If I Had a Hammer * Day Is Done * Blowin' in the... (read more)

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Nick Drake: Dreaming England (Reverb)
Nick Drake: Dreaming England (Reverb)
by Nathan Wiseman-trowse
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 Since his death in 1974 at the age of twenty-six, singer-songwriter Nick Drake has gained a huge international audience and come to be thought of as the epitome of English romanticism. But while his small body of work has evoked poetic comparisons... (read more)

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Christmas Carols: 44 Favorites with Easy Piano Arrangements
Christmas Carols: 44 Favorites with Easy Piano Arrangements
by Fern Bisel Peat
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This richly illustrated volume contains lyrics and simple piano scores for forty-four classic Christmas standards including "Silent Night," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Joy to the World," "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing," "O Holy Night," and many... (read more)

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No Gods No Masters: Live in Concert (PM Video)
No Gods No Masters: Live in Concert (PM Video)

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In this two-disc DVD set, the inimitable performance of a pair of Britains finest living songwriters—Leon Rosselson and Robb Johnson—are captured live on stage over the course of a two night concert held in Berkeley, California. The... (read more)

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Uncle Ng Comes to America: Chinese Narrative Songs of Immigration and Love [With DVD]
Uncle Ng Comes to America: Chinese Narrative Songs of Immigration and Love [With DVD]
by Bell (edt) Yung
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The first publication to collect texts, audio, and video of the Chinese narrative form Muk'yu and the celebrated singer Uncle Ng, who, in 1992, was the first Chinese American to receive a National Heritage Fellowship. Besides the songs, essays provide... (read more)

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Old-Time Music and Dance: Community and Folk Revival
Old-Time Music and Dance: Community and Folk Revival
by John Bealle
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In the summer of 1972, a group of young people in Bloomington, Indiana, began a weekly gathering with the purpose of reviving traditional American old-time music and dance. In time, the group became a kind of accidental utopia, a community bound by... (read more)

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Still on the Road: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1974-2006
Still on the Road: The Songs of Bob Dylan, 1974-2006
by Clinton Heylin
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The second of two volumes, this companion to every song that Bob Dylan ever wrote is not just opinionated commentary or literary interpretation: it consists of facts first and foremost. Together these two volumes form the most comprehensive books... (read more)

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Scottish Fantasy in Full Score
Scottish Fantasy in Full Score
by Max Bruch
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First performed and recorded in Berlin in 1880, this is one of Max Bruch's most enduring compositions. It reveals his romanticism, fluent scoring, and lifelong interest in folk music.... (read more)

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Indian Music and the West
Indian Music and the West
by Gerry Farrell
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Indian Music and the West examines perceptions and representations of Indian music in the West over a period of two hundred years, ranging from orientalist studies of Indian history and culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the adoption... (read more)

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Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People
Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People
by Pete Seeger
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Twenty-seven years in the making (1940-67), this tapestry of nearly two hundred American popular and protest songs was created by three giants of performance and musical research: Alan Lomax, indefatigable collector and preserver; Woody Guthrie... (read more)

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Highlife Music in West Africa
Highlife Music in West Africa
by Sonny Oti
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Highlife Music in West Africa is an excursion into the origins and development of an extraordinary music form. Highlife music is essentially an urban music, but unlike dance music performed using Western musical instruments, its dynamism is based less in... (read more)

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