Title American Roots Music (Based on the PBS Television Series)
Book Condition Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition Fine
Publisher Harry N. Abrams September 2001
0810914328 / 9780810914322
Seller ID 6449
Very collectable condition. Gift Condition. Oversized book, extra charges may apply. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in color and black and white also drawing, maps and more.. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. American roots music-encompassing blues, country and western, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Tejano, Native American and other forms of folk music- originated and was nutured in small communities and spread across the nation. This book published in conjunction with the PBS television series tells the story of this music. Chapters include: Early Country: Treasures Untold; The Birth of the Blues; The Flowering of the Folk Revival; Hallelujah: The Sacred Music of Black America; Cajun and Zydeco:The NMusic of French Southwest Louisiana; Musica Tejano: The Music of Mexican Texas; Native American Music of the Twentieth Century; Native Tongue:Contemporary Native Music; Keeping it Country:Tradition and Change 1940 to the Present; Mojo Working: The Blues Explosion and Roots Music Begats Rock and Roll.