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The Resource Minstrel of the Appalachians : the Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford

Minstrel of the Appalachians : the Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford

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Minstrel of the Appalachians : the Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Title
Minstrel of the Appalachians
Title remainder
the Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is said that Bascom Lamar Lunsford would ""cross hell on a rotten rail to get a folk song""--His Southern highlands folk-song compilations now constitute one of the largest collections of its kind in the Library of Congress -- but he did much more than acquire songs. He preserved and promoted the Appalachian mountain tradition for generations of people, founding in 1928 the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, an annual event that has shaped America's festival movement. Loyal Jones pens a lively biography of a man considered to be Appalachian music royalty. He al
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1928-
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Jones, Loyal
Dewey number
  • 784.4/924
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Lunsford, Bascom Lamar
  • Folk singers
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
Label
Minstrel of the Appalachians : the Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Mountain Bred; 2. Personal and Vocational Ventures; 3. The Real Calling; 4. Fulfillment; 5. Mostly Personal; 6. Bouquets and Arrows; Bibliography; Appendices; A Lunsford Sampler
Control code
ocn900344396
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148823
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344396
Label
Minstrel of the Appalachians : the Story of Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Mountain Bred; 2. Personal and Vocational Ventures; 3. The Real Calling; 4. Fulfillment; 5. Mostly Personal; 6. Bouquets and Arrows; Bibliography; Appendices; A Lunsford Sampler
Control code
ocn900344396
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148823
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344396

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