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The Scotch-Irish Influence on Country Music in the Carolinas : Border Ballads, Fiddle Tunes & Sacred Songs
by Michael C. Scoggins and Sarah Peasall Mcguffey


Overview - Country music in the Carolinas and the southern Appalachian Mountains owes a tremendous debt to freedom-loving Scotch-Irish pioneers who settled the southern backcountry during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. These hardy Protestant settlers brought with them from Lowland Scotland, Northern England and the Ulster Province of Ireland music that created the essential framework for old-time string band music." From the cabins of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains to the textile mills and urban centers of the Carolina foothills, this colorful, passionate, heartfelt music transformed the culture of America and the world and laid the foundation for western swing, bluegrass, rockabilly and modern country music.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Country music in the Carolinas and the southern Appalachian Mountains owes a tremendous debt to freedom-loving Scotch-Irish pioneers who settled the southern backcountry during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. These hardy Protestant settlers brought with them from Lowland Scotland, Northern England and the Ulster Province of Ireland music that created the essential framework for old-time string band music." From the cabins of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains to the textile mills and urban centers of the Carolina foothills, this colorful, passionate, heartfelt music transformed the culture of America and the world and laid the foundation for western swing, bluegrass, rockabilly and modern country music. Author Michael Scoggins takes a trip to the roots of country music in the Carolinas."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781609499532
  • ISBN-10: 1609499530
  • Publisher: History Press (SC)
  • Publish Date: May 2013
  • Page Count: 174
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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