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Lonesome Tunes: Folk Songs From The Kentucky Mountains

Loraine Wyman

Lonesome Tunes: Folk Songs From The Kentucky Mountains is a book by Loraine Wyman that presents a collection of traditional folk songs from the Appalachian region of Kentucky. The book features lyrics and sheet music for over 200 songs, along with historical background information and photographs of the people and places associated with the songs. The songs in the book cover a range of topics, including love, work, religion, and the natural world. The book also includes an introduction by Wyman, who was a prominent folk song collector and performer in the early 20th century, and a foreword by John Jacob Niles, another important figure in the preservation of traditional American music. Overall, Lonesome Tunes is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and culture of the Appalachian region and the rich tradition of folk music that has emerged from it.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 116
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 0.24in - 0.62lb
  • EAN: 9781428627017
  • Categories: Genres & Styles - Folk & TraditionalFolklore & MythologyFolk & Outsider Art