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By Ronald Cohen

Alan Lomax is a mythical determine in American folks song circles. even supposing he released many books, countless numbers of recordings and dozens of movies, his contributions to renowned and educational journals have by no means been accumulated. This selection of writings, brought through Lomax's daughter Anna, reintroduces those crucial writings. Drawing at the Lomax information in ny, this ebook brings jointly articles from the 30s onwards. it's divided into 4 sections, each one taking pictures a unique interval within the improvement of Lomax's existence and occupation: the unique years as a collector and promoter; the interval from 1950-58 while Lomax used to be recording thorughout Europe; the folks track revival years; and eventually his paintings in academia.

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