Going Up the Country: Adventures in Blues Fieldwork in the 1960s (American Made Music) (Paperback)
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About the Author
Marina Bokelman (1942-2022) maintained a career as a practicing folklorist and a cappella ballad singer in her community in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California. She received a grant from the California Arts Council to document the social and cultural life of that community and produced an educational folk music program for local community radio station KVMR. She was active in the healing arts and was a pipe carrier in the Native American tradition. David Evans is author of several books and other publications and productions on blues music and has received two Grammy Awards for Best Album Notes. He is also a 2023 inductee into the Blues Hall of Fame in the category of Individuals--Business, Production, Media, and Academic. His musical performance career has taken him to twenty-three countries and resulted in six CDs. Evans taught at California State University, Fullerton, and the University of Memphis, where he retired as professor of music emeritus.