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When We Were Good

The Folk Revival

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$52.00 • £41.95 • €47.00

ISBN 9780674951334

Publication Date: 04/25/1997

Short

432 pages

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

17 halftones

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  • Prologue: Tom Dooley: History of a Song
  • 1. We Are the Folk: Backgrounds of the Revival
  • 2. The New Minstrelsy: Jim Crow and John Henry
  • 3. Ballad for Americans: The Search for a People’s Opera
  • 4. Ramblin’ Round Your City: The Almanac Singers
  • 5. Wasn’t That a Time: Folk Music and the Cold War
  • 6. Smith’s Memory Theater: The Great Folkways Anthology
  • 7. He Shall Overcome: Pete Seeger
  • 8. Happy Campers: The Children’s Underground
  • 9. Lady and the Tramp: Joan Baez and Bob Dylan
  • 10. Nobles, Patrons, Patriots, Reds: Democracy and Revivalism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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