Long Steel Rail. The Railroad in American Folksong

By: Cohen, Norm

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A fine copy in near fine dust jacket but for two small chips at the head of the front and rear flap folds..An amazing job of scholarly comprehensiveness. For each song, music and lyrics are given. A history of th e song or ballad is then given, usually giving examples of different versions of the song. After the notes to the history, a bibliography is supplied, noting all the song and ballad studies im which the song is cited, and finally, a thorough discography is given at the end. Often an illustration of the sheet music or of a principal songster appears. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 710 pp

Title: Long Steel Rail. The Railroad in American Folksong

Author Name: Cohen, Norm

Categories: Music,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 28925

Keywords: Music Folk Songs Folksongs Blues