Sharecropper's Troubadour : John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and the African American Song Tradition, Paperback / softback Book

Sharecropper's Troubadour : John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and the African American Song Tradition Paperback / softback

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Oral History series

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Folk singer and labor organizer John Handcox was born to illiterate sharecroppers, but went on to become one of the most beloved folk singers of the prewar labor movement.

This beautifully told oral history gives us Handcox in his own words, recounting a journey that began in the Deep South and went on to shape the labor music tradition.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 225 pages, 11 Illustrations, black and white; XIX, 225 p. 11 illus.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Music
  • ISBN: 9780230111288

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