Coal Dust on the Fiddle

Definitive text by " the father of occupational folklore studies in the United States." Text includes history and full lyrics to 138 songs in 16 categories, inc. 32 Union songs, 28 Strike songs, from many decades; 12 Disaster songs; 15 Blues and such laments; 12 "Types of Miners", 9 "Miners at Play", and several other categories, etc. Music transcribed for 13, by Ruth Crawford Seeger.   THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD!



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Coal Dust on the Fiddle - Songs and Stories of the Bituminous Industry.
Korson, George.
University of Pennsylvania, 1943, 1943: first printing.; 1943 on title page, copyright 1943 at top of verso, and London: Oxford University Press at bottom,
Hardcover in jacket, 21 cm 8vo, xvi, 460 pp.
Near Fine in Fine jacket: clean, straight and unmarked; an uncommon book in remarkably nice condition. The front top corner is bumped at 1/2", and there are two little rubs near the center of the front board, 3/8" square and 1/4x1", black on black, so it cannot be classed as Fine, but it is close(to perfect)! Jacket clean and straight, unclipped.
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