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Long steel rail

Norm Cohen

Long steel rail

the railroad in American folksong

by Norm Cohen

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism,
    • Railroads -- Songs and music -- History and criticism,
    • Railroads -- Songs and music,
    • Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorm Cohen ; music edited by David Cohen.
      SeriesMusic in American life
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3551 .C57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 710 p. :
      Number of Pages710
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4100451M
      ISBN 100252003438
      LC Control Number80014874

      Long Steel Rail cultivates and extends the traditions of American Acoustic Roots music. Playing an eclectic mix of traditional and not-so-traditional stringband music, LSR sits at the confluence of many different streams of musical sensibility. They deliver a distinctive and infectious blend of Bluegrass, Folk, Classic Country and String Band.   Riley Baugus Long Steel Rail Sugar Hill Records 4 Stars (out of 5) Riley Baugus seems to have become everyone's guest old-time musician of choice, and for good reason. Long Steel Rail places the North Carolina native front and center not only on his Sugar Hill debut, but also among the preeminent purveyors of southern.

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      According to legend, John Henry's prowess as a steel-driver was measured in a race against a steam-powered rock drilling machine, a race that he won only to die in victory with hammer in hand as his heart gave out from s locations, including Big Bend Tunnel in West Virginia, Lewis Tunnel in Virginia, and Coosa Mountain Tunnel in Alabama, have been suggested as the site of the contest. Jointed track is made using lengths of rail, usually around 20 m (66 ft) long (in the UK) and 39 or 78 ft (12 or 24 m) long (in North America), bolted together using perforated steel plates known as fishplates (UK) or joint bars (North America).


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