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The Resource I wonder as I wander : the life of John Jacob Niles, Ron Pen ; foreword by Rick Kogan

I wonder as I wander : the life of John Jacob Niles, Ron Pen ; foreword by Rick Kogan

Label
I wonder as I wander : the life of John Jacob Niles
Title
I wonder as I wander
Title remainder
the life of John Jacob Niles
Statement of responsibility
Ron Pen ; foreword by Rick Kogan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louisville native John Jacob Niles (1892-1980) is considered to be one of our nation's most influential musicians. As a composer and balladeer, Niles drew inspiration from the deep well of traditional Appalachian and African American folk songs. At the age of sixteen Niles wrote one of his most enduring tunes, "Go 'Way from My Window," basing it on a song fragment from a black farm worker. This iconic song has been performed by folk artists ever since and may even have inspired the opening line of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe."In I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles, the first f
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pen, Ronald
Dewey number
782.42092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.N694
LC item number
P47 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Niles, John Jacob
  • Singers
  • Composers
  • Niles, John Jacob
  • MUSIC
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Composers
  • Singers
  • Kentucky
Label
I wonder as I wander : the life of John Jacob Niles, Ron Pen ; foreword by Rick Kogan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-339) and index
  • "Sound recordings of John Jacob Niles's music": pages 341-353
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture : sunrise in Clark County -- The families gather at the river -- The move to rural Jefferson County -- Independence and adventure -- Jack Niles goes off to war -- Life after the war -- Creating a life in the Big Apple -- Kerby and Niles present folk music on the concert stage -- Doris Ulmann -- Transitions and new beginnings -- Life in Lexington -- Settled in Kentucky -- Dean of American balladeers -- Consolidation of a life in music -- Do not go gentle -- Coda
Control code
697174373
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 371 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813125985
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map, music, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hgkw8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697174373
Label
I wonder as I wander : the life of John Jacob Niles, Ron Pen ; foreword by Rick Kogan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-339) and index
  • "Sound recordings of John Jacob Niles's music": pages 341-353
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture : sunrise in Clark County -- The families gather at the river -- The move to rural Jefferson County -- Independence and adventure -- Jack Niles goes off to war -- Life after the war -- Creating a life in the Big Apple -- Kerby and Niles present folk music on the concert stage -- Doris Ulmann -- Transitions and new beginnings -- Life in Lexington -- Settled in Kentucky -- Dean of American balladeers -- Consolidation of a life in music -- Do not go gentle -- Coda
Control code
697174373
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 371 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813125985
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map, music, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hgkw8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697174373

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