"Thorough, engaging, and informative, this book makes a significant contribution to the field and will be valuable to those teaching or taking courses in American music of the twentieth century."—Paul F. Wells, director, Center for Popular Music,
Middle Tennessee State University
"There is an enormous amount of historical information here. It is wonderful to have it all available in one place."—Norm Cohen, author of Folksong America: A
"Cohen's book goes far toward documenting the cultural phenomenon of the mid-20th-century folk music revival, particularly telling the story of the scene's political and musical roots in and around New York City. This book will become a central piece of the whole story as it continues to be told in cities and venues around the country."—Betsy Siggins and Millie Rahn, Club Passim/ New England Folk Music Archive Project
From the Publisher
A well-informed chronicle of the folk music boom in mid-twentieth-century America.
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