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African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics: The Lawrence Gellert Story

Conforth, Bruce M.
Publisher:  Scarecrow Press
Date Written:  16/05/2013
Year Published:  2013  
ISBN:  978-0810884885
Resource Type:  Book

Story of the collection of African American folk music compiled by Lawrence Gellert. Compiled between the World Wars, the recordings were adopted by the American Left as the voice of the American proletariat, or "songs of protest."

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