Title

Bluegrass music and its misguided representation of Appalachia

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 1996

Abstract

A focus on bluegrass music and the role it plays in shaping understandings of life in Appalachia. Following An examination what is and is not said in bluegrass music and a theory-grounded assessment of how bluegrass music potentially contributes to oppressive social relations in this historically poor region in the United States.

Publication Name

Popular Music and Society

Volume Number

20

First Page

37

Last Page

51

Issue Number

3