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By Ronald Cohen

Alan Lomax is a mythical determine in American folks song circles. even if he released many books, enormous quantities of recordings and dozens of movies, his contributions to renowned and educational journals have by no means been amassed. This selection of writings, brought by way of Lomax's daughter Anna, reintroduces those crucial writings. Drawing at the Lomax information in big apple, this booklet brings jointly articles from the 30s onwards. it's divided into 4 sections, each one taking pictures a unique interval within the improvement of Lomax's existence and profession: the unique years as a collector and promoter; the interval from 1950-58 while Lomax used to be recording thorughout Europe; the people track revival years; and eventually his paintings in academia.

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