In this Book

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Folklorists look at the music of Bob Wills, "The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball," Corridos of the Big Bend, cowboy and gaucho songs, "churching," Aggie war stories, curative waters, how to make a planked pirogue, among other topics.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. i-iii
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-2
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  1. Folklore and Me
  2. pp. 3-12
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  1. From Folk to Popular Song to Folklore: The Story of Bob Wills’ “San Antonio Rose”
  2. pp. 13-28
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  1. “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball”: The Historicity of a Cowboy Ballad
  2. pp. 29-36
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  1. Three Corridos of the Big Bend
  2. pp. 37-48
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  1. Cowboy and Gaucho Songs: A Comparison
  2. pp. 49-64
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  1. Heaven
  2. pp. 65-74
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  1. The Old-Time Cowboy Inside Out
  2. pp. 75-82
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  1. The Gathering
  2. pp. 83-86
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  1. Mildew on the Elephant Ears
  2. pp. 87-96
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  1. Forty-Two Baptist Kids and Three Baptist Deacons: The Saga of a “Churching”
  2. pp. 97-104
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  1. Old Army Went to Hell in 1958: Aggie War Stories from the Corps of Cadets
  2. pp. 105-122
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  1. Please Drink the Water: Some Curative Mineral Wells of Texas
  2. pp. 123-128
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  1. It all Wound up in Bales
  2. pp. 129-136
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  1. Coyote: The Suffering Savior
  2. pp. 137-144
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  1. A Texas Planked Pirogue: The Caddo Lake Bateau
  2. pp. 145-162
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 163-164
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 165-172
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781574411058
Related ISBN
9781574411058
MARC Record
OCLC
821822732
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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