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Books: Tom Piazza's “The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax' review.

January 21, 2013

By 1959, when Alan Lomax embarked on a search for undiscovered folksingers and musicians in the South, he had long been famous for his recordings of artists like Muddy Waters and Leadbelly. But, as Piazza writes in this incisive history, it had become clear to Lomax that the vernacular world . . . (Subscription required.)

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