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Author Ensminger, David A

Title Mavericks of sound : conversations with artists who shaped indie and roots music / David Ensminger
Published Lanham, Maryland : Published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Contents The song is the territory : singer songwriters. Tom Russell ; Peter Case ; Dave Alvin ; Billy Joe and Eddy Shaver ; Jason Ringenberg ; Robert Earl Keen -- Rockabilly and honky-tonker renegades. Junior Brown ; Deke Dickerson ; Reverend Horton Heat -- Indelible indie rockers. Janet Bean, member of 11th Dream Day ; Dave Thomas, member of Pere Ubu ; Robert Schneider, member of Apples in Stereo ; Michael Gira, member of The Swans and Angels of Light ; Jarboe, member of The Swans ; Richard Buckner and Alejandro Escovedo -- The other side of the pond : British voices. James Stevenson, member of Chelsea, Gen X, Gene Loves Jezebel ; Mike Scott, member of Waterboys ; Richard Thompson ; David Gedge, member of Wedding Present and Cinerama ; David Kilgour, member of The Clean -- Short cuts : concise interviews with icons. Merle Haggard ; Ramblin' Jack Elliott ; Gordon Gano ; Wayne Kramer, member of MC5 ; The Mekons; Ralph Stanley ; James McNew ; Neko Case ; Rob Younger, member of Radio Birdman and New Christs ; Eugene Robinson, member of Oxbow
Summary In this book, music scholar David Ensminger offers a collection of compelling interviews with legendary roots rock and indie artists who bucked mainstream trends and have remained resilient in the face of enormous shifts in the music world. Ensminger brings to light the highways and byways trod by these music icons over the course of their careers
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Alternative rock musicians -- Interviews
Alternative rock music -- History and criticism
MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Theory.
Alternative rock music
Alternative rock musicians
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Interviews (vorm)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014010002
ISBN 1442235918