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Published: 10 August 2006

272 Pages | 34 halftone illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195141061

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How the Goose Island Ramblers Redefined American Folk Music

Includes CD

James Leary

American Musicspheres

  • Challenges prevailing notions of what constitutes American folk music
  • Stresses importance of investigating cultural pluralism and stylistic eclecticism within specific musical traditions
  • Features companion website with example music tracks
  • Fully illustrated with maps to help orient readers

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