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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

Analysis of Jazz: A Comprehensive Approach

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

The Blue Sky Boys

Blues Mandolin Man: The Life and Music of Yank Rachell

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

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

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

Can't Stand Still: Taylor Gordon and the Harlem Renaissance

Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

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

Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Crooked River City: The Musical Life of Nashville's William Pursell

Cross the Water Blues: African American Music in Europe

Dick Waterman: A Life in Blues

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

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

Greek Music in America

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 in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

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
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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

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That Was Entertainment: The Golden Age of the MGM Musical

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Time of My Life: A Jazz Journey from London to New Orleans

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

Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities

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Trumpet Records: Diamonds on Farish Street

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

What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

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Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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