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Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life and Musical Journey

Bill C. Malone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835104
eISBN:
9781469602653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869406_malone
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few people have heard of Mike Seeger (1933–2009), who is the brother of the far more well-known American folk singers Pete and Peggy Seeger. Seeger's “potentially more inclusive” work did not reach a ... More


Learning to listen

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter argues that Southerners often experienced old-time records in the moment as folksong performances, as familiar social occasions—or at least as close kin. It also suggests that ... More


Let’s Get This Dance Started

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter analyzes how Southern performers adapted folksongs for phonographs by framing old-time records as depictions of traditional music-making, describing activities or interactions from such ... More


Here’s One You can all Sing Right with us

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter analyzes old-time records that are framed as functional equivalents of live performances. Here recording artists extend their personal invitations to listeners, encouraging them to ... More


True Relations

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter analyzes how Southerners experienced old-time records as musical events, especially compared to the folksongs that previously defined their musical lives. To address this question, ... More


Prelude: Supposing we have us a Little Tune Here

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore how Southerners during the period between the mid-1920s and World War II thought about folksongs and phonograph records, and how oral ... More


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