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Fiddle Tunes from Mississippi: Commercial and Informal Recordings, 1920-2018

Harry Bolick and Tony Russell

Abstract

In 2015 University Press of Mississippi published Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s by Harry Bolick and Stephen T. Austin to critical acclaim and commercial success. Roughly half of Mississippi’s rich, old-time fiddle tradition was documented in that volume and Harry Bolick has spent the intervening years working on this book, its sequel. Beginning with Tony Russell’s original mid-1970s fieldwork as a reference, and later working with Russell, Bolick located and transcribed all of the Mississippi 78 rpm string band recordings. Some of the recording artists like the Leake County ... More

Keywords: Music notation, Biography, Primary research, Photographs, String Bands

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781496835796
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2022 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496835796.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harry Bolick, author

Tony Russell, author

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