Publisher: University Press of Mississippi (May 29, 2014)
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Transatlantic Roots track provides a set of essays at the debates approximately origins, authenticity, and identification in folks and blues tune. those essays originated in a world convention at the Transatlantic paths of yankee roots track, out of which emerged universal topics and questions of origins and authenticity in people track, be it black or white, American or British. whereas the valuable subject of the gathering is musical impacts, problems with nationwide, neighborhood, and racial identification also are routine topics. have been those identities invented, imagined, built through the performers, or through those that recorded the song for posterity?The ebook contains a new essay at the blues through Paul Oliver along an essay on Oliver’s seminal blues scholarship. There also are a number of essays on British blues and the hyperlinks among performers and types within the usa and Britain. And there are new essays on serious figures resembling Alan Lomax and Woody Guthrie.This quantity uniquely bargains views from either side of the Atlantic at the interaction of impacts in roots tune and the debates approximately those topics. The e-book attracts at the paintings of eminent, confirmed students and rising, younger teachers who're already creating a contribution to the sector. all through, individuals provide the newest scholarship on hand on key matters.