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The Resource Peggy Seeger : a life of music, love, and politics, Jean R. Freedman

Peggy Seeger : a life of music, love, and politics, Jean R. Freedman

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Peggy Seeger : a life of music, love, and politics
Title
Peggy Seeger
Title remainder
a life of music, love, and politics
Statement of responsibility
Jean R. Freedman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born into folk music's first family, Peggy Seeger has blazed her own trail artistically and personally. Jean Freedman draws on a wealth of research and conversations with Seeger to tell the life story of one of music's most charismatic performers and tireless advocates. Here is the story of Seeger's multifaceted career, from her youth to her pivotal role in the American and British folk revivals, from her instrumental virtuosity to her tireless work on behalf of environmental and feminist causes, from wry reflections on the U.K. folk scene to decades as a songwriter. Freedman also delves into Seeger's fruitful partnership with Ewan MacColl and a multitude of contributions which include creating the renowned Festivals of Fools, founding Blackthorne Records, masterminding the legendary Radio Ballads documentaries, and mentoring performers in the often-fraught atmosphere of The Critics Group" --
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Born into folk music's first family, Peggy Seeger has blazed her own trail artistically and personally. Jean Freedman draws on a wealth of research and conversations with Seeger to tell the life story of one of music's most charismatic performers and tireless advocates. Here is the story of Seeger's multifaceted career, from her youth to her pivotal role in the American and British folk revivals, from her instrumental virtuosity to her tireless work on behalf of environmental and feminist causes, from wry reflections on the U.K. folk scene to decades as a songwriter. Freedman also delves into Seeger's fruitful partnership with Ewan MacColl and a multitude of contributions which include creating the renowned Festivals of Fools, founding Blackthorne Records, masterminding the legendary Radio Ballads documentaries, and mentoring performers in the often-fraught atmosphere of The Critics Group
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Biography type
individual biography
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10557058
Cataloging source
JAI
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Freedman, Jean R.
Dewey number
780
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Music in American life
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  • Seeger, Peggy
  • Folk singers
  • Folk music
Target audience
adult
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a life of music, love, and politics
Label
Peggy Seeger : a life of music, love, and politics, Jean R. Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Very good stock -- The early years -- Coming of age in Chevy Chase -- A rendezvous with death -- The rover, part one -- The first time ever -- The rover, part two -- New day dawning -- At home abroad -- What is a folk song? -- High noon -- Beginnings and endings -- Different stages -- Things fall apart -- Late in the day -- The day is ending -- The long road home -- Heading for home -- Old New England -- Everything changes -- What is a folk song revival?
Control code
ocn973331604
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 368 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780252040757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973331604
Label
Peggy Seeger : a life of music, love, and politics, Jean R. Freedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Very good stock -- The early years -- Coming of age in Chevy Chase -- A rendezvous with death -- The rover, part one -- The first time ever -- The rover, part two -- New day dawning -- At home abroad -- What is a folk song? -- High noon -- Beginnings and endings -- Different stages -- Things fall apart -- Late in the day -- The day is ending -- The long road home -- Heading for home -- Old New England -- Everything changes -- What is a folk song revival?
Control code
ocn973331604
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 368 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780252040757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)973331604

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