By Ray Allen
Ray Allen interweaves biography, background, and song feedback to stick to the band from its ny roots to their involvement with the economic people tune increase. Allen information their fight to set up themselves amid serious debates approximately traditionalism caused by their model of folks revivalism. He explores how the Ramblers ascribed notions of cultural authenticity to definite musical practices and performers and the way the trio served as a hyperlink among southern people song and northern city audiences who had little past publicity to rural roots types. Highlighting the position of culture within the social upheaval of mid-century the United States, Gone to the Country attracts on vast interviews and private correspondence with band individuals and digs deep into the Ramblers' wealthy trove of recordings.
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