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Interesting treatise on the Folk Music Revival

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Mar 29, 2020 - 2:20:43 PM
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Mar 29, 2020 - 4:46:29 PM

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23415 posts since 6/25/2005

Originally posted by beegee

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The Cultural Politics of the North American Folk Music Revival ... › downloads

Note that this is a focused study of the revival in Washington, D.C. and not a national survey.

Mar 29, 2020 - 5:41:23 PM



49039 posts since 10/5/2013

I read the book about John Duffey recently. The album Mountain Music Bluegrass Style had mostly Baltimore/Washington musicians on it. One of my first bluegrass albums.

Mar 30, 2020 - 6:23:22 AM



2086 posts since 12/16/2007

Five years ago, I bought and read the book "Folk City - New York and the American Folk Music Revival" by Stephyen Petrus and Ronald D. Cohen. You might find it in a local library near you (when they reopen); just enter you zip code.

or you can buy a copy

Edited by - carlb on 03/30/2020 06:24:42

Mar 30, 2020 - 9:45:09 AM



49039 posts since 10/5/2013

There was an area in Toronto called Yorkville that was the hub of folk music coffeehouses in the 1960’s, not unlike Greenwich Village in NYC. Folks like Ian & Sylvia, Gordon Lightfoot, Bruce Cockburn, Neil Young, Buffy Ste. Marie, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Murray McLauchlan, etal. we’re regulars there, as well as American and British performers.

Edited by - chuckv97 on 03/30/2020 09:45:46

Mar 31, 2020 - 6:18:46 AM



8738 posts since 10/5/2006

“’s popularity suggests a kind of non-violent resistance against the quality of contemporary life.”

A wonderfully perceptive observation and quote.

Thanks for posting the link. An interesting and informative read. yes

Edited by - m06 on 03/31/2020 06:20:56

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