Now retired from teaching at Tulane University, Bill C. Malone will be in Louisville to speak at the Filson Historical Society on Friday, Sept. 20th, as part of their series, “Viewing the South from a 21st Century Perspective: The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture”.
The Tyler, Tex. native is the author of the books Country Music, U.S.A., Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music, Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’: Country Music and the Southern Working Class, Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger’s Life and Musical Journey and the co-author of Hazel Dickens’ autobiography, Working Girl Blues — among others — Malone now resides in Madison, Wisconsin, where he hosts a weekly radio show, “Back to the Country,” on a community station, in addition to performing music publicly on mandolin and guitar.
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