Bibliography: Music and Social Movements
Music in Social Movements
Eyerman, Ron, and Andrew Jamison. Music and Social Movements: Mobilizing Traditions in the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Reed, T. V. The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. See the useful web site that accompanies the book at: http://www.upress.umn.edu/artofprotest
Music of the Civil Rights Movement
Brown, Fred. "They fight for rights: In thought and deed, Guy and Candie Carawan define an era of struggle." Knoxville News-Sentinel, May 2, 1999.
Neely, Jack. "Lifelong Students, Eternal Activists: Guy and Candie Carawan in the 21st Century," Knoxville Metro Pulse, May 2005.
Carawan, Guy and Candie, compilers and editors. Sing for Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Its Songs. Bethlehem, PA: Sing Out Corporation, 1990, 1992; NewSouth Books, 2008. Originally published as two volumes: We Shall Overcome (1963) and Freedom is a Constant Struggle (1968), by Oak Publications.
Carawan, Guy and Candie. "Sowing on the Mountain: Nurturing Cultural Roots and Creativity for Cultural Change," in Fighting Back in Appalachia: Traditions of Resistance and Change. Edited by Stephen L. Fisher. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993.
Carawan, Guy and Candie. "Carry It On: Roots of the Singing Civil Rights Movement," in Freedom is a Constant Struggle: An Anthology of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement. Edited by Suzie Erenrich. Washington, DC: Cultural Center for Social Change, 1999.
Carawan, Guy and Candie, collectors and editors. Voices from the Mountains. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.
Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs, 1960-1966. Notes by Bernice Johnson Reagon. Smithsonian Folkways, 2-CD set, SF 40084, 1997.
The Folk Revival
Cantwell, Robert. When We Were Good: The Folk Revival. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996.
Cohen, Ronald D. Rainbow Quest: The Folk Music Revival & American Society, 1940-1970. University of Massachusetts Press, 2002.
Cunningham, Agnes "Sis," and Gordon Friesen. Red Dust and Broadsides: A Joint Autobiography. University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.
Denisoff, R. Serge. Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left. University of Illinois Press, 1971.
Denisoff, R. Serge. Sing a Song of Social Significance. Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1972.
Dunaway, David. How Can I Keep from Singing? The Ballad of Pete Seeger (1981; New York: Villard, 2008).
Dylan, Bob. Chronicles: Volume One. Simon & Schuster, 2004. (has some interesting things to say about protest songs).
Feline, Benjamin. Romancing the Folk: Public Memory and American Roots Music. University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
Goldsmith, Peter D. Making People’s Music: Moe Asch and Folkways Records. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998.
Hajdu, David. Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fariña and Richard Fariña. New York: North Point Press, 2001.
Lieberman, Robbie. "My Song is My Weapon:" People’s Songs, American Communism, and the Politics of Culture, 1930-1950. University of Illinois Press, 1989.
Weissman, Dick. Which Side Are You On? An Inside History of the Folk Music Revival in America. New York: Continuum, 2005.
Glazer, Joe. Labor’s Troubadour. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Green, Archie, David Roediger, Franklin Rosemont, and Salvatore Salerno, editors. The Big Red Songbook. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, 2007.