Exploring American Folk Music

  • by Kip Lornell
  • Narrated by Michael Rene Zuzel
  • 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States reflects the fascinating diversity of regional and grassroots music in the United States. The book covers the diverse strains of American folk music - Latin, Native American, African, French-Canadian, British, and Cajun - and offers a chronology of the development of folk music in the United States. A chapter includes detailed information about the roots of hip hop. Exploring American Folk Music also introduces you to such important figures in American music as Bob Wills, Lydia Mendoza, Bob Dylan, and Muddy Waters, who helped shape what America sounds like in the 21st century.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-11-2014
  • Publisher: University Press Audiobooks