Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians as Sung by Jean Ritchie (Paperback)

Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians as Sung by Jean Ritchie By Jean Ritchie, Alan Lomax (Foreword by), Ron Pen (Foreword by) Cover Image

Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians as Sung by Jean Ritchie (Paperback)

By Jean Ritchie, Alan Lomax (Foreword by), Ron Pen (Foreword by)

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With Forewords by Alan Lomax and Ron Pen Jean Ritchie is the best known and most respected singer of traditional ballads in the United States. The youngest daughter of one of the most famous American ballad-singing families, the Ritchie family of Perry County, Kentucky, Jean carries on her family's legacy as a singer of folk songs and traditional ballads. The music found here tells the story of the ""Singing Ritchie Family."" Built upon a foundation of balladry inherited from old-world Scotland,
Product Details ISBN: 9780813109275
ISBN-10: 0813109272
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: March 6th, 1997
Pages: 112
Language: English