Brocken, Michael: The British Folk Revival (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754632818

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Subtitle: 1944–2002 Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction: the early revivalists; Toward post-war Utopianism: the precursors and advent of the second Folk revival; Bert Lloyd and Ewan MacColl: a critique of the leading protagonists; Politics and obstinacy; Challenging Folk historiography: Skiffle as a pop aesthetic; Folk-Rock; Rituals of reatreat: Folk clubs, connoisseurs, hierarchies; What of the Folk scence now?; Bibliography; Discography.