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ERIC Number: EJ135215
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Publication Date: 1975
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Myths and Migrants: Images of Rural and Urban Life in Country Music
Edmonds, Anthony O.
Indiana Social Studies Quarterly, 28, 3, 67-72, Win 75-76
For southern migrants to northern cities, country music themes reflect the twin images of rural purity and urban corruption. By providing a powerfully consoling myth, this type of music provides a symbolic link with the name the migrants left behind. (Author/DE)
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