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Denise Von Glahn is the Curtis Mayes Orpheus Professor of Musicology at Florida State University, where she is also the coordinator of the Musicology Area and director of the Center for Music of the Americas. She has written three previous books: The Sounds of Place: Music and the American Cultural Landscape, which won an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award in 2004; Leo Ornstein: Modernist Dilemmas, Personal Choices, coauthored with Michael Broyles, which won the Irving S. Lowens Award in 2009; and Music and the Skillful Listener: American Women Compose the Natural World, which won the Pauline Alderman Award in 2015. Music in American Life Only a Miner: Studies in Recorded Coal-Mining Songs  Archie Green Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left  R. Serge Denisoff John Philip Sousa: A Descriptive Catalog of His Works  Paul E. Bierley The Hell-Bound Train: A Cowboy Songbook  Glenn Ohrlin Oh, Didn’t He Ramble: The Life Story of Lee Collins, as Told to Mary Collins  Edited by Frank J. Gillis and John W. Miner American Labor Songs of the Nineteenth Century  Philip S. Foner Stars of Country Music: Uncle Dave Macon to Johnny Rodriguez  Edited by Bill C. Malone and Judith McCulloh Git Along, Little Dogies: Songs and Songmakers of the American West  John I. White A Texas-Mexican Cancionero: Folksongs of the Lower Border  Américo Paredes San Antonio Rose: The Life and Music of Bob Wills  Charles R. Townsend Early Downhome Blues: A Musical and Cultural Analysis  Jeff Todd Titon An Ives Celebration: Papers and Panels of the Charles Ives Centennial Festival-Conference  Edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Vivian Perlis Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War  Dena J. Epstein Joe Scott, the Woodsman-Songmaker  Edward D. Ives Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of America’s Blue Yodeler  Nolan Porterfield Early American Music Engraving and Printing: A History of Music Publishing in America from 1787 to 1825, with Commentary on Earlier and Later Practices  Richard J. Wolfe Sing a Sad Song: The Life of Hank Williams  Roger M. Williams Long Steel Rail: The Railroad in American Folksong  Norm Cohen Resources of American Music History: A Directory of Source Materials from Colonial Times to World War II  D. W. Krummel, Jean Geil, Doris J. Dyen, and Deane L. Root Tenement Songs: The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants  Mark Slobin Ozark Folksongs  Vance Randolph; edited and abridged by Norm Cohen Oscar Sonneck and American Music  Edited by William Lichtenwanger Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound  Robert Cantwell Bluegrass: A History  Neil V. Rosenberg Music at the White House: A History of the American Spirit  Elise K. Kirk Red River Blues: The Blues Tradition in the Southeast  Bruce Bastin Good Friends and Bad Enemies: Robert Winslow Gordon and the Study of American Folksong  Debora Kodish Fiddlin’ Georgia Crazy: Fiddlin’ John Carson, His Real World, and the World of His Songs  Gene Wiggins America’s Music: From the Pilgrims to the Present (rev. 3d ed.)  Gilbert Chase Secular Music in Colonial Annapolis: The Tuesday Club, 1745–56  John Barry Talley Bibliographical Handbook of American Music  D. W. Krummel Goin’ to Kansas City  Nathan W. Pearson Jr. “Susanna,” “Jeanie,” and “The Old Folks at Home”: The Songs of Stephen C. Foster from His Time to Ours (2d ed.)  William W. Austin Songprints: The Musical Experience of Five Shoshone Women  Judith Vander “Happy in the Service of the Lord”: Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis  Kip Lornell Paul Hindemith in the United States  Luther Noss “My Song Is My Weapon”: People’s Songs, American Communism, and the Politics of Culture, 1930–50  Robbie Lieberman Chosen Voices: The Story of the American Cantorate  Mark Slobin Theodore Thomas: America’s Conductor and Builder of Orchestras, 1835–1905  Ezra Schabas “The Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing” and Other Songs Cowboys Sing  Collected and Edited by Guy Logsdon Crazeology: The Autobiography of a Chicago Jazzman  Bud Freeman, as Told to Robert Wolf Discoursing Sweet Music: Brass Bands and Community Life in Turn-of-the-Century Pennsylvania  Kenneth Kreitner Mormonism and Music: A History  Michael Hicks Voices of the Jazz Age: Profiles of Eight Vintage Jazzmen  Chip Deffaa Pickin’ on Peachtree: A History of Country Music in Atlanta, Georgia  Wayne W. Daniel Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos  Harry Partch; edited by Thomas McGeary Ethnic Music on Records: A Discography of Ethnic Recordings Produced in the United States, 1893 to 1942  Richard K. Spottswood Downhome Blues Lyrics: An Anthology from...