Roots of American Music: Folk, Americana, Blues, and Country | Rowman & Littlefield
Roots of American Music: Folk, Americana, Blues, and Country
In recent decades American roots music has experienced a revival in popular performance and critical attention. Rowman & Littlefield’s series Roots of American Music: Folk, Americana, Blues, and Country seeks to explore the origins of these musical genres as integral parts of cultural experience and shared musical history. With dynamic biographies of musicians responsible for enduring traditions in these genres, the series introduces accessible scholarship to expose the significance of these musicians to a wide audience. Stylistic and cultural investigations into the genres provide contextual anchors for broader understanding of trends which continue to influence music today. Just like the musical traditions investigated, this series looks to music’s past in order to understand its future. The series welcomes projects which seek to explore the reaches of folk, Americana, blues, and country traditions as they were formed in the past and as they continue to evolve in the contemporary music scene.

Inquiries and submissions may be addressed to series editor June Sawyers at skinsaw@aol.com.

Editor(s): June Sawyers
Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon
GORDON CASTELNERO AND DAVID L. RUSSELL - FOREWORD BY BÉLA FLECK
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • September 2018 • General Interest
The Americana Revolution: From Country and Blues Roots to the Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Beyond
MICHAEL SCOTT CAIN
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • April 2017 • General Interest
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson: The Blues Harmonica of Chicago's Bronzeville
MITSUTOSHI INABA
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers • October 2016 • General Interest