All This For A Song

All this for a song We areĀ  happy to announce the publication of Norm Cohen’s All This for a Song, the second volume in the Southern Folklife Collection’s Vernacular Music Reference Shelf series. All This for a Song gathersĀ  together an important collection of sixteen case studies, originally published between 1895 and 2003, demonstrating the variety of approaches scholars have used in studying and analyzing American traditional songs and ballads. The volume also includes an extensive bibliography of more than 1,000 song, ballad, and tune studies published from the mid-19th century to the early 21st.

All This for a Song is currently available at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Bull’s Head Bookshop, or you can call the Bull’s Head at 919-962-5066 to order.