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BLUEGRASS. From The Lonesome Wail Of A Mountain Love Song To The Hammering Drive Of The Scruggs-style Banjo- The Story Of An American Musical Tradition.

Artis, Bob.

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ISBN 10: 0801507588 / ISBN 13: 9780801507588
Published by Hawthorn:, 1975
Condition: Fine- Hardcover

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182 pages, illustrated in b&w. "Bob Artis tells the fascinating story of bluegrass music, from its roots in the traditional ballads and folk dances of Europe to its development in the central and not-so-central homes of America." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD- DUST JACKET. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 023657

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Title: BLUEGRASS. From The Lonesome Wail Of A ...

Publisher: Hawthorn:

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine-

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-

Edition: First printing.

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Copyright 1975, hardcover with dustjacket, ex-library, 182 pages includes appendix and index, with 8 pages b/w photos. SUBJECT: "Classical bluegraass music grasps the feelings of country people through death, lost lovers, loneesome mountains and cabin homes. The roots of traditional ballads and folk dances of Europe to America are traced through the careers of Bill Monroe, Stanley Brothers, Flatt and Scruggs, Ron Reno and red Smiley, Jimmy martin, The Osborne Brothers and others." CONDITION: Library cardholder/checkout sheet and stamps/notations inside. Dustjacket is enclosed in mylar overlay taped to cover. Binding is secure.

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