||Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series
Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series (Unnumbered) ^A234280
||Introduction: Griots of piedmont North Carolina and portrait of songster Will Baldwin -- Signifying at the crossroads : African-American traditions of the folk banjo -- The ritual of minstrelsy : some were buffoons, but others were apprentices -- Mountain echoes of the African banjo -- The banjo : its changing form, construction, and use -- The transmission of playing methods and tunings -- The banjo song genre : Dink Roberts' man-against-the-law songs -- Garfield : man against the law, but a man with a community -- Conclusion.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.|
|ISBN||0870498932 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|ISBN||0870498924 (cloth : alk. paper)|