MusicHound Folk: The Essential Album Guide

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Neal Walters, Brian Mansfield
Visible Ink, 1998 - Music - 1030 pages
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Whether you're a serious fan of folk music or just starting your collection, MusicHound Folk is sure to satisfy. You'll appreciate unabashed reviews and sound advice on what to buy and what to avoid. And in classic MusicHound style, all 1,200 profiles are packed with interesting facts and strong opinions. Read about folk legends and lesser-known - but equally talented - performers. The Hound examines traditional American folk music as well as Cajun, Celtic, alternative folk, English, old time, bluegrass and much more. Check out the resource section packed with information on folk music publications, Web sites, record labels, radio stations and festivals. Listen to the free sampler CD from Rounder Records, a world premier folk label.

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foreword by mark d moss sing out
credits xv
acknowledgments xxiii

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About the author (1998)

Walters has been active on the folk scene for nearly 30 years as the lead singer for the Mill Run Dulcimer Band since 1978.

Mansfield, formerly of New Country magazine, is now Nashville correspondent for a syndicated web service for radio stations nationwide. He is a member of the board of advisors for the National Music Critic Association.

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