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An Alabama Songbook - a book by Halli Jr., Robert W.

An Alabama Songbook

Ballads, Folksongs, and Spirituals Collected by Byron Arnold

An Alabama Songbook( )
Author: Halli Jr., Robert W.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Alabama Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

A lavish presentation of 208 folksongs collected throughout Alabama in the 1940s. Alabama is a state rich in folksong tradition, from old English ballads sung along the Tennessee River to children's game songs played in Mobile, from the rhythmic work songs of the railroad gandy dancers of Gadsden to the spirituals of the Black Belt. The musical heritage of blacks and whites, rich and poor, hill folk and cotton farmers, these songs endure as a living part of the...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Folk & Traditional
Music / Religious / Gospel
Music / Printed Music / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds

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