Bill Clifton: America's Bluegrass Ambassador to the World by Bill C Malone

By Bill C Malone

The so much extraordinary of bluegrass artists, invoice Clifton has loved a protracted profession as a recording artist, performer, and champion of old-time song. invoice C. Malone pens the tale of Clifton's eclectic lifestyles and influential occupation. Born right into a admired Maryland relations, Clifton attached with old-time track as a boy. Clifton made files round incomes a Master's measure, fifteen years within the British folks scene, and stints within the Peace Corps and Marines. but that was once just the start. heavily allied with the Carter relatives, Woody Guthrie, Mike Seeger, and others, Clifton altered our very perceptions of the music--organizing one of many first outdoors bluegrass gala's, publishing a ebook of folks and gospel criteria that grew to become a cornerstone of the people revival, and introducing either conventional and innovative bluegrass world wide. As Malone indicates, Clifton clothed the tune of working-class humans within the vestments of romance, celebrating the log cabin as a safe haven from modernism that rang with the undying tune of Appalachia. An unique account by way of an eminent song historian, invoice Clifton clarifies the myths and illuminates the paradoxes of an grand musical life.

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