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Hidden in the mix : the African American presence in country music / Diane Pecknold, ed.

Publication:
[Durham, NC] : Duke University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
383 pages : illustrations ; $c 24 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- History and criticism.
African American country musicians.
Contents:
Introduction: country music and racial formation / Diane Pecknold
Black hillbillies: African American musicians on old-time records, 1924-1932 / Patrick Huber
Making country modern : the legacy of modern sounds in country and western music / Diane Pecknold
"In a class by himself" : Arnold Schultz and categorical ambiguity among western Kentucky thumbpickers / Erika Brady
Fiddling with race relations in rural Kentucky: the life, times, and contested identity of Fiddlin' Bill Livers / Jeff Keit
Why African Americans put the banjo down / Tony Thomas
Old-time country music in North Carolina and Virginia : the 1970s & 1980s / Kip Lornell
"The South's gonna do it again" : changing conceptions of the use of "country" music in the albums of Al Green / Michael Awkward
Dancing the habanera beats (in country music) : the creole-country two-step in St. Lucia and its diaspora / Jerry Wever
Playing chicken with the train : Cowboy Troy's hick-hop and the transracial country west / Adam Gussow
If only they could read between the lines : Alice Randall and the integration of country music / Barbara Ching
You're my soul song: how Southern soul changed country music / Charles Hughes
What's Syd got to do with it? : King Records, Henry Glover and the complex achievement of crossover / David Sanjek.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Pecknold, Diane.
ISBN:
9780822351498 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822351498 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822351634 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822351633 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
816030825
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