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ERIC Number: EJ553000
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Factlore, Fakelore, or Folklore: Sorting through Folk Song Origins.
Pedersen, E. Martin
Social Studies, v88 n4 p181-85 Jul-Aug 1997
Explicates the fascinating origins (and conflicting versions thereof) for a number of well-known folk songs including, "Casey Jones,""John Henry,""Frankie and Johnny," and "Tom Dooley." Notes that source material on these and other songs is widely available through liner notes, folk song periodicals, and folklore journals. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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