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Long steel rail the railroad in American folksong by Norm Cohen

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Songs and music -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesRailroad in American folksong
StatementNorm Cohen ; music edited by David Cohen.
SeriesMusic in American life
ContributionsCohen, David, 1942 Apr. 26-
LC ClassificationsML3551 .C57 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationlii, 710 p. :
Number of Pages710
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6806077M
ISBN 100252068815
LC Control Number00269272

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