American folk music is a rich vein of the nation's cultural resources. In the past it embraced styles as diverse as spirituals and polkas, breakdowns and ballads, Tex-Mex corridos and the songs of the cowboy. Today, folk music continues to absorb new influences and to evolve in exciting and unexpected ways.
"This chronological overview of the development and growing popularity of this uniquely American music is clearly presented. Sidebars, black-and-white photos, notes, further reading, and works consulted help delineate the subject."
-- School Library Journal (March 2003)
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