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Coda

Coda

Well folks, here we are again

Chapter:
(p.211) Coda
Source:
78 Blues
Author(s):
John Minton
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0009

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. It argues that on the threshold of a new era in recorded music, the sound recording’s continued capacity to accommodate cultural expression and cultural difference seems assured. While there may be little in recorded music’s new incarnations that resemble the idealized folk of yore, there still are folk in there somewhere.

Keywords:   old-time records, Southern music, sound recordings, folksongs

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