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American folk music and left-wing politics, 1927-1957

Richard A. Reuss

American folk music and left-wing politics, 1927-1957

by Richard A. Reuss

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk music -- Political aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-282) and index.

    StatementRichard A. Reuss ; with JoAnne C. Reuss.
    SeriesAmerican folk music and musicians series -- no. 4, American folk music and musicians -- no. 4.
    ContributionsReuss, JoAnne C., 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3918.F65 R48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15545311M
    ISBN 10081083684X
    LC Control Number00023240
    OCLC/WorldCa43540723

    Pisigin, Valery. “Essays on Anglo-American Music of the ’s and ’s”. Moscow: Imperium Press, Contains many photographs of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Leadbelly. Accession # – 76 Reuss, Richard A & JoAnne C. “American Folk Music & Left-Wing Politics and JoAnne Reuss’s American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, – (Scarecrow Press, ), we should now have a broader picture of the history of radical singing in North Amer - ica, and we may be able to offer a more adequate answer to Archie Green’s challenge for folklor-ists to “come to grips” with the radical labor.

    First Hand Accounts of the Folk Music Revival, Scarecrow Press. Metuchen, NJ ; Conforth, Bruce M., African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics- the Lawrence Gellert Story, The Scarecrow Press, Toronto, ; Cooper, Lee, Images of American Society in Popular Music: A Guide to Reflective Teaching, Nelson-Hall, Chicago, ;. Carpenter asked Baker to prepare some illustrations for a planned book on folk plays. American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, by Richard A. Reuss; JoAnne C. Reuss; Labor's.

      Consider Folk music. Folk renders down to two distinct themes – “a song all about the plight of the common man,” and, “a song about how we’re all outraged, and we’ll fix all of the. The American folk music revival was a phenomenon in the United States in the s to roots went earlier, and performers like Burl Ives, Woody Guthrie, and Cisco Houston had enjoyed a limited general popularity in decades prior to the s. The revival brought forward musical styles that had, in earlier times, contributed to the development of country & western, jazz, and rock.


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Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, Richard A. Reuss withJoAnne C. Reuss American Folk Music and Musicians Series, No.4 I The Scarecrow Press, Inc. Folk music has commonly been associated with the “Left,” beginning in the s.

Serge Denisoff was one of the first sociologists to publish on the subject with Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left () which took a profound look at folk music’s role in the American Left spanning from Although. In The Unbroken Circle, Fred Metting challenges the musical labels that often bind artists as he explores the inspirational sources behind these two men.

Cooder was influenced by ragtime-blues, bottleneck gospel blues, Norteno music, as well as epic folk ballads. Mahal surrounded himself with Afro-Caribbean music, Chicago blues and Hawaiian music. American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, Richard A.

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Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left* (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ). Dorson, Richard M. Folklore and Fakelore: Essays Toward a Discipline of Folk Studies (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ).

Dunaway, David. How Can I Keep From Singing: Pete Seeger (Toronto: McGraw Hill Book Co., ). Dunaway, David. American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, by Richard A. Reuss; JoAnne C. Reuss; Ralph Lee Smith (Editor); Ronald C. Cohen (Editor, Foreword by) Call Number: Book Stacks -- MLF65R48 Peterson, Arnold.

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Leftist Thought in Twentieth Century America. The book is a compilation of “ favorite songs of American Workers”. The book includes notes on each song from a musical and historical perspective.

The book itself was printed by Dolphin Books in American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, The Scarecrow Press, Winkler, Allan. Definitions. Definitions of "contemporary folk music" are generally vague and variable.

Here, it is taken to mean all music that is called folk that is not traditional music, a set of genres that began with and then evolved from the folk revival of the midth century. According to Hugh Blumenfeld, for the American folk scene.

In general, it is Anglo-American, embracing acoustic and/or. Ronald D. Cohen’s Rainbow Quest: The Folk Music Revival and American Society, () and Richard A.

and JoAnne C. Reuss’s American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, () both are well-researched and particularly detailed accounts. For this essay I particularly relied upon the following comprehensive sources, each with their own perspective: Richard A.

Reuss with JoAnne C. Reuss, American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, – (Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, ); Ronald D. Cohen, Work and Sing: A History of Occupational and Labor Union Songs in the. A Second Exodus: The American Movement to Free Soviet Jews.

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Both books first of all acknowledge that the Russian Revolution, the Communist Party and efforts to organize the workers of the.American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, The Scarecrow Press, Winkler, Allan.

“To Everything There is a Season” Pete Seeger and the Power of Song. Oxford University Press, Cohen, Ronald and Capaldi, James. The Pete Seeger Reader. Oxford University Press, Sean Kelly, Anderson Wheatley, Adam Williams.

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