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

Publication:
[Durham, NC] : Duke University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (391 p.)
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- History and criticism.
African American country musicians.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A collection of essays considering how country music became ""white,"" how that fictive racialization has been maintained, and how African American artists and fans have used country music to elaborate their own identities.
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:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Pecknold, Diane, editor of compilation.
ISBN:
0-8223-9497-9
OCLC:
1139369877
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822394976 doi