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Folk Visions and Voices
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Sampling virtually all of the old-time styles within the musical traditions still extant in north Georgia, Folk Visions and Voices is a collection of eighty-two songs and instrumentals, enhanced by photographs, illustrations, biographical sketches of performers, and examples of their narratives, sermons, tales, and reminiscences.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. Pete Seeger
  3. p. vii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Transcriber's Comments
  2. p. xv
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  1. Goiri to Georgia: The Eller Family and Ross Brown: Music Makers of Towns County
  2. pp. 1-22
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  1. My Number Will Be Changed: Doc and Lucy Barnes, Family and Friends, and the Living Spiritual in Athens
  2. pp. 23-54
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  1. Farewell, Sweet Jane: Maude Thacker, Ballad Singer of Tate
  2. pp. 55-72
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  1. I Used to Do Some Frolickin': Jake Staggers, Black Banjo-Picker of Toccoa
  2. pp. 73-86
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  1. Down Yonder: The Tanners of Dacula, Smoky Joe Miller, Uncle John Patterson: Skillet Licker Music of the Piedmont [Contains Image Plates]
  2. pp. 87-112
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  1. Lets March Around the Wall: Mr. Hgt and Doc Barnes: The Last of the Old Work Songs
  2. pp. 113-124
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  1. Shout, Lulu: W. Guy Bruce of Screamersville
  2. pp. 125-142
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  1. I Don't Know How We Made It Over: The Brown's Chapel Choir of Bishop
  2. pp. 143-156
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  1. I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground: Chesley Chancey, George Childers, and Mabel Cawthorn: Banjo Picking and Family String Bands
  2. pp. 157-178
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  1. Leavin' Here, Don't Know Where I'm Goin': Neal Pattman, Cliff Sheats, Willie Hill, Joe Rakestraw: Bluesmen and Songsters of the Piedmont
  2. pp. 179-204
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  1. He Could Fiddle His Wiy Out of Jail: Ray Knight of Dahlonega
  2. pp. 205-216
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  1. Man of Visions: Preacher Howard Finster of Pennville
  2. pp. 217-233
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 235-236
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  1. A North Georgia Discography
  2. pp. 237-238
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  1. Index of Titles and First Lines of Songs
  2. pp. 239-240
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