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The Man Who Recorded the World: A Biography of Alan Lomax
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The Man Who Recorded the World: A Biography of Alan Lomax

John Szwed

Writer, musicologist, archivist, singer, DJ, filmmaker, record, radio and TV producer, Alan Lomax was a man of many parts. Without him the history of popular music would have been very different. This is his biography that also...

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American Ballads and Folk Songs
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American Ballads and Folk Songs

John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax

Music and lyrics for over 200 songs. John Henry, Goin' Home, Little Brown Jug, Alabama-Bound, Black Betty, The Hammer Song, Jesse James, Down in the Valley, The Ballad of Davy Crockett, and many more.

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Home on the Range: John A. Lomax and His Cowboy Songs
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Home on the Range: John A. Lomax and His Cowboy Songs

Deborah Hopkinson, S D Schindler

Widely acclaimed for her award-winning picture books, Deborah Hopkinson presents the amazing story of John A. Lomax, the fi rst man to popularize such great American folk songs as ?Sweet Betsy from Pike, ? ?Git Along Little...

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The Man Who Recorded the World: A Biography of Alan Lomax
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The Man Who Recorded the World: A Biography of Alan Lomax

John Szwed

Writer, musicologist, archivist, singer, DJ, filmmaker, record, radio and TV producer, Alan Lomax was a man of many parts. Without him the history of popular music would have been very different. This book tells the story of a...

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Our Singing Country: Folk Songs and Ballads
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Our Singing Country: Folk Songs and Ballads

John A. Lomax, Alan Lomax

Melodies and words for over 200 authentic folk songs and ballads from all parts of the country -- spirituals, hollers, game songs, lullabies, courting songs, work songs, Cajun airs, breakdowns, many more.

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Last Cavalier: The Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948
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Last Cavalier: The Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948

Nolan Porterfield

Tells the story of the remarkable life and career of John A. Lomax, pioneering American folklorist, canny businessman, influential educator, and patriarch of an extended family of artists, performers, and scholars.

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Murder and Mayhem in Houston: Historic Bayou City Crime
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Murder and Mayhem in Houston: Historic Bayou City Crime

Mike Vance, John Nova Lomax

Explore the history of homicide in Houston, Texas.

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Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World
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Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World

John Szwed

Alan Lomax is best remembered as the man who introduced folk music to the masses. Featuring a cast of characters that includes Eleanor Roosevelt and Bob Dylan, Szwed's fascinating biography provides a remarkable account of an era...

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'Tis Pity She's a Whore and Other Plays
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‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Other Plays

John Ford, Marion Lomax

Setting Ford's earliest surviving play, The Lover's Melancholy , alongside his three best-known works, this work presents the texts of the plays with modernized spelling and punctuation, supplemented with detailed annotation. It...

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Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People
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Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People

Pete Seeger, Alan Lomax, John Steinbeck, Woody Guthrie, Nora Guthrie

A tapestry of nearly two hundred American popular and protest songs was created by three giants of performance and musical research: Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie, and Pete Seeger

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