African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics: The Lawrence Gellert Story
Conforth, Bruce M.Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Date Written: 16/05/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX17960
Story of the collection of African American folk music compiled by Lawrence Gellert. Compiled between the World Wars, the recordings were adopted by the American Left as the voice of the American proletariat, or "songs of protest."