1970's Southern rock and W.J. Cash's Hell uva fella

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Thad A. Burkhart (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Scott Romine

Abstract: "1970's American Southern Rock was a musical phenomenon as unique, diverse, and dynamic as the politically and racially tumultuous region from which it hailed. This region has been portrayed in popular culture via a male stereotype that almost seventy years ago Southern ethnographer W.J. Cash dubbed the "hell of a fellow [hell uva fella]. Even in the post-bellum South of the late Civil Rights Era, the values of the ruggedly individualistic frontiersman survived and developed into a unique concept of regional masculinity. The Southern man portrayed in 1970's Southern Rock is a unique, regionalized aggregate of the American South's cultural heritage, its dynamic values in the 1970s, and the incorporation of characteristics found in Cash's decades older hell uva fella tradition, all of which embody an individualism that is both personally and politically self-destructive."--Abstract from author supplied metadata.

Additional Information

Language: English
Date: 2007
1970's, American, Southern Rock, music, phenomenon
Rock music--Southern States--1971-1980
Popular culture--Southern States
Masculinity--Southern States
Cash, W. J.--(Wilbur Joseph),--1900-1941

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