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Electric Folk

The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

by Britta Sweers

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7390446M
ISBN 100195158784
ISBN 109780195158786

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Richard Thompson OBE (born 3 April ) is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist.. Thompson first gained prominence in the late s as the lead guitarist and songwriter for the folk rock group Fairport Convention, which he had co-founded in After departing the group in , Thompson released his debut solo album Henry the Human Fly in Electric Folk - Revival and Transformation of English Traditional Music chronicles the history of the genre and explores its cultural implications. It characterizes electric folk as both a result of the American folk revival of the early s and a reaction against the dominance of American pop music abroad.

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In Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music, Britta Sweers provides an illuminating history and fascinating analysis of the unique features of the electric folk scene, exploring its musical styles and cultural implications.

Drawing on rare historical sources, contemporary music journalism, and first-hand interviews with several of electric folk's most prominent artists, Sweers argues that electric folk Cited by: The book also delves into the impact of the British folk rock movement on mainstream pop, American rock music, and neighboring European countries.

Ultimately, Sweers creates a richly detailed portrait of the electric folk scene--as cultural phenomenon, commercial entity, and performance style/5(13). The book is a very complete, although perhaps a bit painstaking, account of many of the issues that come into play when (at long last in the book) Dylan goes electric.

One gets some very good perspective on Electric Folk book "folk" meant to the anti-establishment, non-commercial players and by: 2. The book also delves into the impact of the British folk rock movement on mainstream pop, American rock Electric Folk book, and neighboring European countries.

Ultimately, Sweers creates a richly detailed. Set list: All tracks by Fairport Convention except as noted: (from first Fairport album ) Chelsea Morning / (from What We Did On Our Holidays ) Fotheringay, I'll Keep It with Mine, Meet on the Ledge / (from Heyday, John Peel Top Gear radio sessionsreleased ) Suzanne, I Don't Know Where I Stand, I Still Miss Someone, Reno Nevada, Percy's Song / (from Unhalfbricking The records of Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Steeleye Span, and Nick Drake are known as "folk rock" today, but Rob Young's epic, electrifying book makes clear that those musicians led a decades-long quest to recover English music-and with it, the ancient ardor for mysticism and paganism, for craftsmanship and communal living/5(89).

Discover the best Folk & Traditional Songbooks in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Electric Eden is by no means the first book to trace the modern reinvention of folk music.

A farrago of essays called The Electric Muse, originally published in to. Folk is a collection of connected short stories set in the isolated island village of Neverness. The stories of the lives of the islanders are connected, each chapter told from the point of /5.

In Steeleye Span were awarded the Good Tradition Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, while the book, Electric Folk by Britta Sweers devotes much space to the band. With a new sense of purpose and a stable line-up, the band carried out a UK tour in April and Mayfollowed by dates in Europe and an appearance at the Cropredy Genres: British folk rock, folk rock.

Buy Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music by Sweers, Britta (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 3/5(5). Hal Leonard Electric Bass Method - Complete Edition: Contains Books 1, 2, and 3 Bound Together in One Easy-to-Use Volume (Hal Leonard Bass Method) Ed Friedland out of 5 stars British folk rock is a form of folk rock which developed in the United Kingdom from the mid s, and was at its most significant in the s.

Though the merging of folk and rock music came from several sources, it is widely regarded that the success of "The House of the Rising Sun" by British band the Animals in was a catalyst, prompting Bob Dylan to "go electric", in which, like the Stylistic origins: Rock music, folk music.

music controversy in the United States involving Bob Dylan's use of an electric guitar. ByBob Dylan was the leading songwriter of the American folk music revival. The response to his albums The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan and The Times They Are a-Changin' led the media to label him the "spokesman of a generation".

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In the s and s, a number of British musicians rediscovered traditional folk ballads, fusing the old melodies with rock, jazz, and blues styles to create a new genre dubbed electric folk or British folk rock. This revival featured groups such as Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention, and Pentangle and individual performers like Shirley & Dolly Collins, and Richard Thompson.

The book also delves into the impact of the British folk rock movement on mainstream pop, American rock music, and neighboring European tely, Sweers creates a richly detailed portrait of the electric folk scene--as cultural phenomenon, commercial entity, and performance style.

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