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Music seems to be one of the basic actions of humans.
Author: Aaron A. Fox spent hundreds of hours observing, recording, and participating in talk and music-making in homes, beer joints, and garage jam sessions. Throughout, Fox focuses on the human voice.
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In Lockhart, Texas, a rural working-class town just south of Austin, country music is a way of life. Conversation slips easily into song, and the songs are full of conversation. Anthropologist and musician Aaron A. Fox spent years in Lockhart makingMoreIn Lockhart, Texas, a rural working-class town just south of Austin, country music is a way of life. Fox spent years in Lockhart making research notes, music, and friends. In Real Country, he provides an intimate, in-depth ethnography of the community and its music.
Culture was defined earlier as the symbols, language, beliefs, values, and artifacts that are part of any society. As this definition suggests, there are two basic components of culture: ideas and symbols on the one hand and artifacts material objects on the other. The first type, called nonmaterial culture , includes the values, beliefs, symbols, and language that define a society. These elements of culture are discussed next. Every culture is filled with symbols , or things that stand for something else and that often evoke various reactions and emotions. Some symbols are actually types of nonverbal communication, while other symbols are in fact material objects.
It also examines the ways country artists and others have welded ideas of an authentic and genuine music to those performances to make those contingent stages seem solid, stable, and unchanging, even as they reflect a southern culture in transition. It assumes a tight connection between the images presented on stage and the off-stage relationships between performers, producers, and other industry insiders, an interconnection that has had ramifications for country music scholarship as well. Keywords: gender , authenticity , barn dance radio , country western music , country music , tomato controversy. Country music has always hidden the instability of its gender conventions and performances under the guise of authenticity. In that time of change, the Opry sold its stage and characters like Minnie Pearl as tradition embodied, as representatives of a rural southern past in a modern present. In a second example from January , I watched an Opry show that laid claim to an authentic stage, but did so using its own past, thick southern accents, and haute couture to establish what was genuine and real to an audience of Smart phone users photographing the show. Connie Smith, Larry Gatlin, and Diamond Rio introduced new artists Flatt Lonesome and Aubrie Sellers, who established their Opry bona fides by performing an original song and then a cover from older country favorites Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens, in these cases.
Review: Real Country: Music and Language in Working Class Culture. Paja Faudree. disempowerment of the present. In Fox's study, Lockart is a community.
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Haugh Aaron A. Duke University Press, In Real Country , Aaron Fox has produced a theoretically sophisticated and beautifully written ethnography, giving readers a lyrical depiction of working class Texan barroom life, while developing a theory of the speaking and singing voice as central to working class culture. In a place where "poverty and the risk of poverty" 31 are pervasive, and work is "alienated, body-wrecking, and mind-numbing" 32 , people construct unique selves and create spaces of warm sociability through country music and other verbal art forms.
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These days, Lockhart is a stop on the highway for occasional Read Online · Download PDF. Save. Cite this Item.Erica M. 14.03.2021 at 12:12
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Aaron A. Fox, Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class. Culture. Duke University Press, pp. In Real Country, Aaron Fox has produced a.