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Don"t Get above Your Raisin"

Country Music and the Southern Working Class (Music in American Life)

by Bill C. Malone

  • 143 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country And Western Music,
  • Social Aspects Of Music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • USA,
  • Genres & Styles - Country & Bluegrass - General,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Social Classes,
  • Music / General,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • United States - General,
  • Country music,
  • History and criticism,
  • Social aspects,
  • Songs and music,
  • Southern States,
  • Working class

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9701117M
    ISBN 100252026780
    ISBN 109780252026782

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Combining a high-spirited history of country music's roots with vivid portraits of its primary performers, Don't Get above Your Raisin' examines the close relationship between "America's truest music" and the working-class culture that has constituted its principal source, nurtured its development, and provided its most dedicated by: Don't get above your raisin', stay down to Earth with me -- Bill Malone never quotes the song that serves as the title of his book, a history of country music in /5.

Don't Get Above Your Raisin Vinyl – See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Vinyl, "Please retry" — — $ Vinyl from $ Manufacturer: Rounder Records. Just before I left West Virginia to take a job in California 14 years ago, one of my best friends looked at me and said “Don’t get above your raisin’.” For those of you not from the south or not fortunate enough to speak a dialect of “country” that.

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In his book, Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’ — country music and the Southern working class, American author Bill C. Malone points out that the expression reflects a sense of “fatalism” among white people in the southern U.S.: “a belief that life cannot be changed and that one should guard against the disappointment that might come.

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In the Deep South, there’s an old saying among poor working class folks: “Don’t get above your raisin’.” At its most benign, it’s simply a reminder of remembering your roots and not looking down on. Buy Don't Get above Your Raisin': Country Music and the Southern Working Class (Music in American Life) New Ed by Bill C Malone (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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50+ videos Play all Mix - Don't get above your raisin' YouTube Ricky Skaggs - Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (Video) - Duration: RickySkaggsV views. In the final analysis, Don't Get Above Your Raisin' is a fascinating book written by a first-rate scholar who has lived and absorbed much of the topic both inside and outside the realm of academe.

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Malone. Like all good studies of country music, though, Don't Get Above Your Raisin' reaches beyond the music itself to tell us much about working-class white people in the twentieth-century South.

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Malone. Don't get above your raising Stay down on earth with me Now looky here gal don't you high hat me I ain't forgot what you used to be. When you didn't have nothing That was plain to see Don't get above your raising Stay down on earth with me.

Now you need not hold your head so high Every time you pass me by For it don't mean nothing To me you see. Don't Get above Your Raisin' by Bill C. Malone,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(31). To believe that you are better than you are; to behave in a way that is incongruous with one's family of origin Origin: Southern American colloquialism.

In Don't Get Above Your Raisin', he argues persuasively that, in the last half of the 20th century, country music, which expressed the daily concerns of white Southern working people, broke out of.Don't Get Above Your Raisin': Country Music and the Southern Working Class.

By Bill C. Malone. (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, Pp. xvi +preface, introduction, photographs, notes, bibliography, discography, indices. $ cloth) This is a wonderfully nostalgic and grounded book. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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