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Been Here and Gone
by Frederic Ramsey


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This volume documents Frederic Ramsey Jr.'s journeys through the 1950s South, where he traveled in search of what might still remain of an original, authentic African American musical tradition.

In these photographs, songs, interviews, and narratives, Ramsey portrays farmers, railroad workers, housewives, children, church congregations, and country brass bands from Saratoga, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana.  Read more...


 
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Overview

This volume documents Frederic Ramsey Jr.'s journeys through the 1950s South, where he traveled in search of what might still remain of an original, authentic African American musical tradition.

In these photographs, songs, interviews, and narratives, Ramsey portrays farmers, railroad workers, housewives, children, church congregations, and country brass bands from Saratoga, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana. Ramsey's images of a past way of life capture the deceptively poor landscapes and lives that gave birth to and sustained some of our warmest and most deeply felt music.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780820321950
  • ISBN-10: 0820321958
  • Publisher: University of Georgia Press
  • Publish Date: March 2000
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.28 x 0.56 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds

Series: Brown Thrasher Books

Related Categories

Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional
Books > Music > Ethnic
Books > Music > History & Criticism - General

 
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