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Title Work

Title No: 4880

Title: Discovering American folk music

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1969 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Reviews the two main influences--African and English--on the development of American folk music. Traces the history of one ballad from its original British version through its journey across America to its emergence in the American West as the cowboy song, The streets of Laredo, and later in a Negro blues version entitled The St. James infirmary."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 22 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: African Americans--Music; Folk music--United States--African influences; Folk music--United States; Folk songs, English--United States

Distribution CompanyBailey-Film Associates
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
CoordinatorWilets, Bernard

Items x4

4880-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
4880-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
4880-3Safety Film : Viewing print 
4880-4Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library