Books tagged: Folk & Traditional

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Bayou Underground

By Dave Thompson


A veteran music journalist explores rock-n-roll’s bayou roots in “a jolting 18-track joy ride [that] unlocks secrets and back-stories worth savoring” The Wall Street Journal

The bayou of the American south — stretching from Houston, Texas, to Mobile, Alabama — ... Read more

Chicago Folk

By Raeburn Flerlage


Chicago Folk includes over 150 of Raeburn Flerlages’s photographs of folk musicians during the 1960s. No other book has presented a portrait of such a vibrant urban folk milieu, featuring popular performers such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, the Weavers, and so many ... Read more

Hang Down Your Head

By Janice MacDonald

Despite her best efforts to lead a peaceful life, murder, mystery and mayhem continue to follow reluctant sleuth Randy Craig. Maybe she shouldn’t live in Edmonton. Or date a cop. Or work for the famous Folkways Collection library on the University of Alberta campus. Randy ... Read more

Joni Mitchell

By Malka Marom


When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next ... Read more

Larry Gorman

By Edward Ives

Lumberman Larry Gorman was no respecter of borders — nor of anything else, it seems. From the time he was a young man growing up on Prince Edward Island until his death in Brewer, Maine in 1917. Larry Gorman composed satirical songs about friend and foe, relative and stranger, ... Read more

Young Neil

By Sharry Wilson

Young Neil is a detailed chronological narrative of the early life of iconic Canadian musician Neil Young. Exploring a time in this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s life that has yet to be documented with such depth of research, Young Neil is an exhaustive document of his “Sugar ... Read more