Monthly Archives: July 2016

Its time for a Foggy Mountain Breakdown!

Contemporary bluegrass has its origins in the music and songs brought by the English, Irish and Scottish immigrants to this country in the 1600s. Explore Oxford Music Online for a wealth of information on bluegrass and its most famous creators and performers. Library Staff member Kathy Kuhlig-Carter curated these CDs, books and DVDs on display on the 4000 level near the Library Technology Services desk. If you can’t get here right away, listen to Flatt and Scruggs to whet your appetite for that high lonesome sound.

 

  • Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys
  • Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996.
  • M1630.18.M657x E87 .CD
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  • Bluegrass: A History
  • Rosenberg, Neil V.
  • ML3520 .R67 1993x
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  • Bluegrass Odyssey: A Documentary in Pictures and Words, 1966-86
  • Fleischhauer, Carl.
  • ML3520 .F6 2001
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  • Earl Scruggs and Friends
  • Scruggs, Earl.
  • M1630.18.S364x E27 .CD
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  • Essential Flatt & Scruggs ’tis Sweet to Be Remembered–.
  • Flatt, Lester.
  • M1630.18.F5794x E87 .CD
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  • Grateful Dawg [jerry Garcia, David Grisman]
  • M1630.18.G37 G73x .DVD
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  • Homegrown Music: Discovering Bluegrass
  • Ledgin, Stephanie P.
  • ML3520 .L43 2004
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  • Look A-yonder Comin’– Bluegrass and Old-time String Band Music from the Florida Folklife Collection.
  • M1629.7.F6 L66x .CD
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  • My Last Days on Earth Bluegrass 1981-1994
  • Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996.
  • M1630.18.M657x M9 .CD
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  • Old As the Hills: The Story Of Bluegrass Music
  • Price, Steven D.
  • ML3561.B62 P7
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  • Pickin’ on Melissa Etheridge a Bluegrass Tribute.
  • M1630.18 .P523x .CD
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  • Plum Pitiful 20 Sad and Tragic Bluegrass Songs.
  • M1630.18 .P625x .CD
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  • Rhythm Of My Soul Kentucky Roots Music
  • ML3524 .R49 2007x .DVD
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  • Weapons Of Grass Construction
  • DePue Brothers Band.
  • M1630.18.D468x W42 .CD
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Waiting for Season Six: films and books similar or inspirational to “Game of Thrones”

This book and DVD display curated by Booth staff member Lee Whitacre highlights films and books author George R.R. Martin has stated were inspirational to the overall development of his A Song of Ice and Fire book series. It can be seen (and boks and DVDs can be borrowed!) on the 4th floor by the Library Technology Services desk.

Additional display items include films which possess similar plot themes to the HBO series Game of Thrones along with books accentuating the historical atmosphere of the novels. A comprehensive guide to Fantasy literature recommendations from the ebook Genreflecting is included for those of you who can’t get enough knights, elves, kings and castles.

You can explore these titles and several others in the fantasy genre online or in person at the heavily air conditioned Booth Library.

 

  • Game Of Thrones. The complete fourth season
  • PN1992.77 .G36 2015x .DVD
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  • Game Of Thrones. The complete third season
  • PN1992.77 .G36 2014x .DVD
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  • Game Of Thrones. The complete second season
  • PN1992.77 .G36 2013x .DVD
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  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Johnson, Stephen, 1947-
  • DA146 .J64 2004x
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  • Hundred Years War: A People’s History
  • Green, David, 1969-
  • DC96 .G74 2014
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  • Kumonosujoì„ = Throne Of Blood (spider’s Web Castle)
  • PN1997 .T585x .DVD
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  • Lord Of the Rings
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.
  • PR6039.O32 L6 1999
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  • Lord Of the Rings, the Return Of the King
  • PN1997 .L6743x .DVD
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  • Spartacus, Blood and Sand.
  • PN1992.77 .S672x 2010 .DVD
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  • Stone Of Farewell
  • Williams, Tad.
  • PS3573.I45563 S76 1990
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  • To Green Angel Tower
  • Williams, Tad.
  • PS3573.I45563 T6 1993
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  • Wars Of the Roses: The Fall Of the Plantagenets and the Rise Of the Tudors
  • Jones, Dan, 1981-
  • DA250 .J66 2014
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