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The folk music revival, 1958-1970 : biographies of fifty performers and other influential people

David Dicaire 1963-

©2011

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  • Title:
    The folk music revival, 1958-1970 : biographies of fifty performers and other influential people
  • Author: David Dicaire 1963-
  • Description: The revivalists : behind the scenes. Gordon Friesen (1909-1996) and Agnes "Sis" Cunningham (1909-2004) : Broadside magazine ; Harold Leventhal (1919-2005) : the star maker ; Miltun Okun (1923- ) : the studio chameleon ; Irwin Silber (1925-2010) : the broker ; Kenneth Goldstein (1927-1995) : the scholarly folkie ; Ralph Rinzler (1934-1994) : background man ; Frank Hamilton (1934- ) : the teacher -- The revivalists : the performers. Erik Darling (1933-2008) : walk right in ; Doc Watson (1923- ) : deep gap folkie ; Harry Belafonte (1927- ) : Caribbean folk ; Bob Gibson (1931-1996) : 12-string songs ; Ramblin' Jack Elliott (1931- ) : hard travelin' ; Eric Von Schmidt (1931-2007) ; Cambridge folk ; Fred Neil (1936-2001) : cult success ; Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) : the mayor of MacDougal Street ; John "Spider" Koerner (1938- ) : spider web ; Judy Collins (1939- ) : a golden voice ; Richie Havens (1941- ) : mixed bag ; Tom Rush (1941- ) : the circle game ; Tim Hardin (1941-1980) : bird on a wire ; Eric Andersen (1943- ) : blue river -- The political folk. Odetta Holmes (1930-2008) : voice of the Civil Rights Movement ; Utah Phillips (1935-2008) : the golden voice of the great Southwest ; Peggy Seeger (1935- ) : Manchester angel ; Tom Paxton (1937- ) : ramblin' boy ; Carolyn Hester (1937- ) : Texas songbird ; Phil Ochs (1940-1976) : the singing journalist ; Joan Baez (1941- ) : determined ; Bob Dylan (1941- ) : folk troubadour ; Country Joe McDonald (1942- ) : fixin' to die ; Arlo Guthrie (1947- ) : family link -- Groups and duos. The Kingston Trio (1956- ) : trendsetters ; The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (1956-2007) : Irish hearts ; Chad Mitchell Trio (1958-1967) : missed opportunities ; New Lost City Ramblers (1958-1975) : old-time reintroduction ; Ian and Sylvia Tyson (1959-1975) : Canadian folk duo ; The Limeliters (1959-1965, 1973-2010) : successful formula ; Peter, Paul and Mary (1961-1970) : deep roots ; Simon and Garfunkel (1964-1970) : the sounds of silence ; The Byrds (1964-1973) : folk rock fusion ; The Lovin' Spoonful (1965-1968) : good-time folk -- Other performers. Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) : empress of African song ; Gordon Lightfoot (1938- ) : Canadian troubadour ; Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941- ) : Canadian native folk ; Martin Carthy (1941- ) : father of the English folk revival ; Bert Jansch (1943- ) : English finger picker ; Joni Mitchell (1943- ) : Canadian prairie folk ; Ralph McTell (1944- ) : streets of London ; Donovan Leitch (1946- ) : sunshine superman.
    "This is the second in a series of books focusing upon the history of folk music. This volume concentrates on the period that continues to fuel popular music to the present ... Included are biographies and discographies of such noted personalities as Harry Belafonte, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Simon and Garfunkel, and Peter, Paul and Mary"--Cover.
  • Local Note: acq2015mus
  • Publication Date: ©2011
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co.
  • Format: ix, 314 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780786463527 (softcover : alk. paper);ISBN 078646352X (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Folk musicians -- Biography; Folk music -- 20th century -- History and criticism; Folk music; Folk musicians; Folk music; Sänger; Folk music; Sänger; Geschichte 1958-1970; 1900 - 1999; Biographie; Biography; Criticism, interpretation, etc
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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