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Black Country folk

John Freeman

Black Country folk

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Published by Black Country Society in [Walsall] .
Written in English


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Statement[selected and up-dated by Harold Parsons].
ContributionsParsons, Harold., Black Country Society.
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Open LibraryOL16570632M

  Folk music. The hidden faces of country. Country music has always been looked at as white folks' business. But in Nashville and the Deep South, black artists from the working class are trying to Author: Martin Hodgson.


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