ALAN JABBOUR: BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Memorial Transmission in Old English
Poetry," Chaucer Review 3 (Fall
"African Recordings in the Archive of Folk Song," with Joseph C. Hickerson, Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress (July l970): 283-88.
"The Archive of Folk Song in the Library of Congress," with Joseph C. Hickerson, l970 Festival of American Folklife, Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian Institution, 1970, 43-44.
"Old Dad," The Devil's Box, No. XIV (April 1971): 8-9.
"Folk Music," Arts in
Music editor, Folklore on the American Land, ed. Duncan B.M. Emrich,
American Fiddle Tunes. Library of Congress AFS L-62. Documentary LP recording with 36-page accompanying booklet. 1971. Reissued on CD with 72-page booklet: Rounder 18964-1518-2, 2000.
The Hammons Family: A Study of a West Virginia Family's Traditions, with Carl Fleischhauer. Library of Congress AFS L65-L66. Documentary double-LP recording with 36-page accompanying booklet. 1973. Reissued as a double-CD edition with 120-page booklet, entitled The Hammons Family: The Traditions of a West Virginia Family and Their Friends, 1998. The CD edition incorporates both the original Hammons Family and Shaking Down the Acorns (see below). Includes “Preface to the Expanded Edition.”
Shaking Down the Acorns: Traditional Music and Stories from Pocahontas and
"From the Record and Film Review Editor," Journal of American Folklore, vol. 87, no. 343 (January-March 1974), 106-108.
"From the Record and Film Review Editor: Recent Records of Ralph Stanley," Journal of American Folklore, vol. 87, no. 344 (April-June 1974), 184-188.
"From the Record and Film Review Editor: Georgia Hillbilly Reissues," Journal of American Folklore, vol. 87, no. 345 (July-September 1974), 266-269.
"Folk Music in
"Foreword," Folklife and the Federal Government.
“Director's Column,” Folklife Center News, l978-88. Quarterly publication.
"Foreword," Buckaroos in Paradise: Cowboy Life in
"Folklife Today on the
"The Study of Folk Music in the
"Folklife and Cultural
Preservation," with Howard W. Marshall. In New Directions in Rural Preservation.
"An Interview with Alan Jabbour" by Tom Screven, Goldenseal, Vol. 3, No. 3 (July-August 1977): 10-14, 58-61.
"Creativity and Aging: Thoughts from a Folklife Perspective," in Perspectives on Aging: Exploding the Myth.
"Foreword," Ethnic Recordings in
"Aesthetic Expressions in the City: Art, Folk Art, and Popular Culture," Folklife & Mythology, Vol. 1, No. 3 (April 1982).
Introduction to "The Federal Cylinder Project" by Ronald Walcott, Phonographic Bulletin, No. 33 (July 1982) (International Association of Sound Archives).
"Holger Olof Nygard,"
"Some Reflections on Intangible Cultural Resources," in Rescue Archeology.
Folklore Studies: The Tradition and the Future," Folklore Forum, Vol. 16, No. 2 (Fall 1983): 235-47.
"British Instrumental Traditions in the
"A Legacy from the Past," Flatwater Arts Companion,
"Folklore Protection and National Patrimony: Developments and Dilemmas in the Legal Protection of Folklore," in IFPI News, No. 15, l982; in Copyright Bulletin, Vol. XVII, No. 1, 1983, in English, French, and Spanish; in Public Policy Issues and Latin American
Papers of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisitions of Latin
American Library Materials, Washington, D.C., March 2-5, 1982. SALALM
and the Classics: A Folklorist's Perspective," Humanities, D.C. Community Humanities Council, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Summer l984).
"Keeping Track of Culture: Grassroots Conservation," in Passing Time and Traditions: Contemporary
The Edden Hammons Collection: Historic Recordings of Traditional Fiddle Music from the Louis Watson Chappell Archive, with
"Tommy Jarrell: Oldtime Music
Editor (with James Hardin), Folklife Annual.
“Introduction: Coming to Terms," Folklife Annual 1985.
"Locating Folklife in the Humanities: An Interview with Alan Jabbour By Beatrice Hackett," Federation Review, Vol. VIII, No. 6 (November/December 1985): 1-7.
"The Ideal of Community," Connections Quarterly, Vol. 4 (September 1985): 24-36.
"Foreword," Folk Art and Art Worlds.
"George P. Knauff's
"Foreword," Pinelands Folklife: Tradition and Environment.
"Foreword," Folklife and Museums: Selected Readings, The American Association for State and Local History,
"Folklorists and Cultural Conservation: Some New Directions," Review article, Urban Resources, Cincinnati Edition, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Spring 1987): 53-55.
"Ethnic Research at the
"One Hundred Years of
"Foreword," Quilt Collections: A Directory for the
“Introduction," Folk Roots, New Roots: Folklore in American Life.
Untitled liner notes, The Library of Congress Banjo Collection. Documentary 33-rpm recording. Rounder Records 0237. 1988.
"Folklorists' Credo," WETA Magazine, Vol. 2, no. 1 (October 1988), 12.
"On the Values of American Folklorists," Journal of American Folklore, vol. 102, no. 405, (July-September 1989): 292-98.
"Foreword," Now That's a Good Tune: Masters of Traditional
Grey Eagle Records 101. 1989.
The Spirit Cries: Music from the Rainforests of South America & the
Transforming Tradition: Folk Music
"The Fiddle in the Blue Ridge,"
Music for the Gods: The
"The Lasting Contributions of Ralph Rinzler."
"The American Folklife Center" (pp. 16-17), "The Archive of Folk Culture" (p. 44), "Fiddle Music" (pp. 253-256). In American Folklore: An Encyclopedia, ed. Jan Harold Brunvand.
"The Hollow Rock String Band Remembered a Generation Later," in The Hollow Rock String Band: Traditional Dance Tunes. Compact-disc recording with accompanying booklet, reissued in CD format from the original LP recording (1968), with this essay
as a new
preface. County Records CO-CD-2715. 1997.
The Discoteca Collection: Missao de Pesquisas Folkloricas. The Library of Congress, Endangered Music Project. Produced by Mickey Hart and Alan Jabbour. Documentary compact-disc recording with an accompanying booklet. Rykodisc RCD 10403. 1997.
L.H. Correa de Azevedo: Music of Ceara and Minas Gerais. The Library of Congress, Endangered Music Project. Produced by Mickey Hart and Alan Jabbour. Documentary compact-disc recording with an accompanying booklet. Rykodisc RCD 10404. 1997.
The Arthur S. Alberts Collection: More Tribal, Folk, and Café Music of
The Yoruba/Dahomean Collection: Orishas Across the Ocean. The Library of Congress, Endangered Music Project. Produced by Mickey Hart and Alan Jabbour. Documentary compact-disc recording with accompanying booklet. Rykodisc 10405. 1998.
"The James Madison Carpenter Collection." Folk Music Journal, volume 7, number 4 (1998), pp. 399-400.
"Library Fostered Slave Narrative Collection." The Gazette (Library of Congress), volume 10, number 4 (January 29, 1999), p. 2.
“Foreword.” In Vykki Mende Gray and Kenny Hall, Kenny Hall’s Music Book: Old-Time Music for Fiddle and/or Mandolin. Pacific, MO: Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 1999, p. v.
"Foreword." Different Hairs on the Same Dog: The Work of
a Public Folklorist.
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection. Library of Congress web-site. 2000. Includes essay “The Life, Art, and Influence of Henry Reed,” as well as field recordings, fieldnotes, musical transcriptions, a video commentary on bowing style, and analytical notes for all the recordings. .
Flowering of the Folk Revival.”
Roots Music, ed. Robert Santelli, Holly George-Warren, and Jim Brown.
Four Modes of Preservation,” in
Preserving Our Heritage, by Keith Donohue.
A Henry Reed
“In Search of the Source of American Syncopation.” Strings, Volume 16, number 8 (Issue 102), May/June 2002, pp. 46-56.
North American Folklore Series, appearing in each of 21 volumes, Mason Crest
Learning Old-Time Fiddle
Appalachian Style with Alan Jabbour: 10 Easy Pieces, an Interview, and Tune
Intangible Heritage, and the Promise and Perils of Cultural Cooperation.” In A
Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century, ed.
Robert E. Stipe. Chapel Hill and
“The Two Faces of Folklore.” In Folklore, Public Sphere
and Civil Society, ed. M.D. Muthukumaraswamy and Molly Kaushal.
Hollow Rock Legacy. Privately published two-CD recording, 2004. Reissues Hollow Rock String Band (1974) and Sandy’s Fancy (1981).
Southern Summits. Privately published CD recording. Alan Jabbour, fiddle, Ken Perlman, banjo. Accompanying booklet by Alan Jabbour. 2005.
Goldfield, Steve. “Alan Jabbour: Fiddler, Scholar, and Preserver of Tradition.” Fiddler Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Summer 2006), pp. 14-20. Biographical article based on interview.
“Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier.” In Driving the Bow: Fiddle
and Dance Studies from around the
Fiddle Tunes Illuminated:
45 Tunes Transcribed and Annotated for Stylistic Study.
and Karen Singer Jabbour. Decoration Day
in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the
“Helen Cable Vance and the North Shore Historical Association.” North Carolina Folklore Journal, vol. 57, no. 2 (Fall-Winter 2010), pp. 22-28. Photographs by Karen Singer Jabbour appear with the essay and on the front and back covers.
__________, and Karen Singer Jabbour. “The Balsam Highlands Cemetery Style: A Meditation on Regional Creativity.” North Carolina Folklore Journal, vol. 59, no. 2 (Fall-Winter 2012), pp. 47-59. Photographs by Karen Singer Jabbour appear with the essay and on the front cover.
Gus Garelick. “Alan Jabbour on Henry Reed and the Grand Old Virginia Repertory.” Fiddler Magazine. Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring 2013), pp. 4-10. Interview with Alan Jabbour and two transcriptions from Fiddle Tunes Illuminated (Henry Reed’s Favorite” and “Billy in the Low Land”), cover photo of Alan Jabbour by Karen Singer Jabbour.
Folk-Songs of the South, by John Harrington Cox. Originally published 1925. Introduction to new edition by Alan Jabbour, pp. xv-xxii. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2013, West Virginia Classics, volume 4.
Fiddlers Twenty: Tunes from Twenty Master Fiddlers Featured in Fiddler Magazine’s First Twenty Years. Book and CD sampler with one tune and transcription by Alan Jabbour (“Rocky Mountain Goat”). Los Altos, CA: Fiddler Magazine, 2013.