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Thread #148725   Message #3456616
Posted By: Desert Dancer
24-Dec-12 - 02:28 PM
Thread Name: Review: Best Music Books of 2012
Subject: RE: Review: Best Music Books of 2012
On Googling on "new book" in the 'Cat for the past year I find:

*British Ballads from Maine Vol. II, edited by Philips Barry, Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, Mary Winslow Smyth (Mudcat thread here.) "The second volume of British Ballads from Maine, missing for 80 years has been found and published by the University of Maine. This is a volume of additional Child ballads and broadsides collected in the 1920's. " With a CD of tunes.

*The Best Anti-War Song Ever Written—a study of "Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye", by Jon Lighter (Mudcat thread here.)

*New Book of Pirate Songs, by Stuart Frank. Revised and expanded from the 1998 Book of Pirate Songs. (Mudcat thread here.)

*Liverpool Lyrics - The Book - The Dots!, edited by John Haines & Gerry Jones (Mudcat thread here.)

*The Complete Poetry of Cicely Fox Smith, edited by Charles Ipcar and James Saville. (Mudcat thread here.)

*At Hame Wi' Freedom: Essays on Hamish Henderson and the Scottish Folk Revival, by by Owen Dudley-Edwards, Pino Mereu, Belle Stewart (Mudcat thread here.)

~ Becky in Tucson