78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Accordion Dreams : A Journey into Cajun and Creole Music

Africa and the Blues

Alan Lomax, Assistant in Charge: The Library of Congress Letters, 1935-1945

The Amazing Jimmi Mayes: Sideman to the Stars

American Musicians II: Seventy-one Portraits in Jazz

American Singers: Twenty-seven Portraits in Song

The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Bata Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Bad Boy of Gospel Music: The Calvin Newton Story

Banjo on the Mountain: Wade Mainer's First Hundred Years

The Beat!: Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C.

The Beatles: Image and the Media

The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Black Diva Of The Thirties: The Life of Ruby Elzy

Blues Mandolin Man: The Life and Music of Yank Rachell

Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues, Third Edition

Blues Traveling: The Holy Sites of Delta Blues

Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present

A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music

Bringing the World to Mississippi: The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, 1919-2010

Cajun and Creole Music Makers: Musiciens cadiens et créoles

Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

The Color of Jazz: Race and Representation in Postwar American Culture

Country Boys and Redneck Women: New Essays in Gender and Country Music

Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven

Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Cross the Water Blues: African American Music in Europe

Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Earl Hooker, Blues Master

Eddy Arnold: Pioneer of the Nashville Sound

Elvis and Gladys

Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States

Fiddling Way Out Yonder: The Life and Music of Melvin Wine

From Every Stage: Images of America's Roots Music

The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

The Glenbuchat Ballads

Global Pop, Local Language

Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir

Godfather of the Music Business: Morris Levy

Great Spirits: Portraits of Life-Changing World Music Artists

The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Hank Williams, So Lonesome

He Stopped Loving Her Today: George Jones, Billy Sherrill, and the PrettyMuch Totally True Story of the Making of the Greatest Country Record of All Time

The High-Kilted Muse: Peter Buchan and His Secret Songs of Silence

Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

In Close Harmony: The Story of the Louvin Brothers

I'm Feeling the Blues Right Now: Blues Tourism and the Mississippi Delta

I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone

Jazz and Death: Medical Profiles of Jazz Greats

Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

The Jazz Image: Seeing Music through Herman Leonard's Photography

Jazz in American Culture

Jazz Planet

Jazz Transatlantic, Volume I: The African Undercurrent in Twentieth-Century Jazz Culture

Jazz Transatlantic, Volume II: Jazz Derivatives and Developments in Twentieth-Century Africa

Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of America's Blue Yodeler

The Johnson Family Singers: We Sang for Our Supper

Kennedy's Blues: African American Blues and Gospel Songs on JFK

Knowing Jazz: Community, Pedagogy, and Canon in the Information Age

Ladies First: Women in Music Videos

Ladies of Soul

Let the World Listen Right: The Mississippi Delta Hip-Hop Story

Let's Make Some Noise: Axé and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Live from the Mississippi Delta

Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Louisiana Fiddlers

Mario Lanza: Singing to the Gods

The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Memphis Boys: The Story of American Studios

Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s

Mississippi Hill Country Blues 1967

Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues

Music and History: Bridging the Disciplines

Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

The Music of Multicultural America: Performance, Identity, and Community in the United States

The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

MuzikMafia: From the Local Nashville Scene to the National Mainstream

Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

The New Blue Music: Changes in Rhythm & Blues, 1950-1999

New Orleans Remix

Nobody Knows Where the Blues Come From: Lyrics and History

The Norumbega Harmony: Historic and Contemporary Hymn Tunes and Anthems from the New England Singing School Tradition

The Original Blues: The Emergence of the Blues in African American Vaudeville

Out of Sight: The Rise of African American Popular Music, 1889-1895

Pearl Harbor Jazz: Change in Popular Music in the Early 1940s

The Pilgrim Jubilees

The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

Prophet Singer
The Voice and Vision of Woody Guthrie

Public Folklore

Quincy Jones: His Life in Music

Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943

Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows, "Coon Songs," and the Dark Pathway to Blues and Jazz

Rare Birds: Conversations with Legends of Jazz and Classical Music

Recentering Anglo/American Folksong: Sea Crabs and Wicked Youths

Reggae Wisdom: Proverbs in Jamaican Music

Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Last Minstrel

Roosevelt's Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR

Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story

Saved by Song: A History of Gospel and Christian Music

Scotty And Elvis: Aboard the Mystery Train

Selling Folk Music: An Illustrated History

Showman: The Life and Music of Perry George Lowery

Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Somebody Always Singing You

Songs Of Sorrow : Lucy McKim Garrison and "Slave Songs of the United States"

Soul of the Man: Bobby "Blue" Bland

Southern Fiddlers and Fiddle Contests

The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built

Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Strike Songs of the Depression

Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues

Swing, That Modern Sound

Talking New Orleans Music: Crescent City Musicians Talk about Their Lives, Their Music, and Their City

Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman

To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Trumpet Records: Diamonds on Farish Street

Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Visual Vitriol: The Street Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generation

Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party

West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

Woke Me Up This Morning: Black Gospel Singers and the Gospel Life

Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

The Yorùbá God of Drumming: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Wood That Talks


Happy November! As the holidays draw near, we hope books are on your list to give! That’s why, in honor of #GivingTuesday, we’ll be donating one book to Big House Books for every book purchased from our website this month. Big House Books is a non-profit, volunteer organization that sends free books by request to prisoners in Mississippi correctional facilities in order to promote

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