Archie Green--shipwright, folklorist, teacher, and lobbyist--is a legendary figure in the field of American folklore and vernacular culture studies. An inspiration to a generation of students and scholars, Green is known for the remarkable passion, intellperiod a country rock favorite, yet when it dropped from the charts its title still remained in public consciousness as a generic ... a song, for no better label surfaced in the seventies to encompass cracker hippies, beer-drinking or dope- smoking rednecks, collegiate faddists, and folk-like musicians in levis. The chronology of Murpheya#39;s song reveals the movement of his catchy title into general Austin speech.
|Title||:||Torching the Fink Books and Other Essays on Vernacular Culture|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 2001|