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"Rhiannon Giddens and What Folk Music Means"

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Jul 13, 2019 - 4:00:15 PM
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4022 posts since 12/3/2008 case this fascinating article hasn't been discussed before...

(This article appeared in the print edition of the May 20, 2019, issue of the New Yorker, with the headline “Folk Like Us.”)

Jul 14, 2019 - 2:22:15 AM

Bill H


1265 posts since 11/7/2010

Unfortunately one needs a subscription to The New Yorker to read this article. At least it keeps bumping me out.

Jul 14, 2019 - 7:15:11 AM

138 posts since 10/9/2017

Good article. I was a little surprised that, with all the other details of Ms. Gidden’s past, the author mentions next to nothing about her time at Oberlin, given the place has been rather more in the new of late than it would like.

Interesting that they have two corrections at the end but the article still says that Mebane is north of Greensboro when it is due west.

Edited by - Remsleep on 07/14/2019 07:15:40

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:30:57 PM

844 posts since 8/7/2017

@Bill H
Bill when I go to that page, it says, on the bottom, "you have 3 free articles left this month". Perhaps you've watched your free articles, and will have to wait till next month? Anyway, I could scroll down the article using the wheel on my mouse. Hope this helps.

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