Southern Cultures: 2011 Music Issue, Enhanced Ebook

Winter 2011 Issue, includes Music tracks

Volume 17: Number 4

Edited by Harry L. Watson, Jocelyn Neal

128 pp., 7 x 10, 52 halftones; includes full music tracks

  • E-book EPUB ISBN: 978-0-8078-7250-5
    Published: December 2011

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Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for the Study of the American South

The Music Issue enhanced eBook include all the tracks on our special CD and:

The tell-all letter from a teenage girl who kissed—and kissed—Elvis Presley

How corruption and greed made the Jacksonville music scene

Gretchen Wilson, country music’s “Redneck Woman”

The invaluable social spaces of African American record stores

Bobby Rush, “bluesman-plus”

Where Opryland resides in hearts, minds, and souls

Backstage with the Avett Brothers, Doc Watson, Tift Merritt, Southern Culture on the Skids, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Johnny Cash, and more great artists.

This enhanced eBook also contains Loving, Leaving, Liquor, and the Lord, which is packed with tracks from the Avett Brothers, Doc and Merle Watson, Archers of Loaf, and many more amazing Southern musicians--old and new.

Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South.

About the Authors

Harry L. Watson is director of the Center for the Study of the American South and professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is cofounder, with John Shelton Reed, of Southern Cultures.
For more information about Harry L. Watson, visit the Author Page.

Jocelyn Neal teaches music theory, analysis, and popular music courses. She regularly presents her research at national conferences on American music, popular music, music theory, and cultural studies.
For more information about Jocelyn Neal, visit the Author Page.


“The rich array of photographs and graphics, and the sincere and effective attempt at readerly appeal, go well beyond what is attempted by most… Southern Cultures is truly impressive.”--The Council of Editors of Learned Journals