"Memorial Transmission in Old English Poetry," Chaucer Review III (Fall 1969): 174-90.
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
"Folk Music in
“Director's Column,” Folklife Center News, l978-. Quarterly publication.
"The Study of Folk Music in the
"Folklife and Cultural
Preservation," with Howard W. Marshall. In New Directions in Rural
Preservation. U.S. Department of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and
Recreation Service, 1980, 43-50.
"Creativity and Aging: Thoughts from a Folklife Perspective," in Perspectives on
Aging: Exploding the Myth. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Co.,
"Some Reflections on Intangible Cultural Resources," in Rescue Archeology. Washington, D.C.: The Preservation Press, 1982, 251-56.
Folklore Studies: The Tradition and the Future," Folklore Forum,
Vol. 16, No. 2 (Fall 1983): 235-47.
“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 Library Resources, 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 Secretariat,
"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 John A. Cuthbert. Documentary LP recording with 18-page accompanying booklet "Edden Hammons: His Life and Music."
Editor (with James Hardin), Folklife Annual.
"George P. Knauff's
"Introduction," Folk Roots, New Roots: Folklore in American Life.
"On the Values of American Folklorists," Journal of American Folklore, vol. 102, no. 405, (July-September 1989): 292-98.
The Spirit Cries: Music from the Rainforests of South America & the Caribbean. The Library of Congress, Endangered Music Project. Produced by Mickey Hart and Alan Jabbour. Documentary recording in compact-disc and cassette editions with an accompanying booklet. Rykodisc RCD 10250.
"Foreword," Transforming Tradition: Folk Music Revivals Examined.
"The Fiddle in the Blue Ridge,"
Music for the Gods: The
in compact-disc and cassette editions with an accompanying booklet. Rykodisc
RCD 10315. 1994.
"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 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
and Alan Jabbour. Documentary compact-disc recording with accompanying booklet.
Rykodisc 10401. 1998.
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.
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection. Library of Congress website. 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. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/hrhtml/.
"The James Madison Carpenter Collection." Folk Music Journal, volume 7, number 4 (1998), pp. 399-400.
Flowering of the Folk Revival.” In American
Roots Music, ed. Robert Santelli, Holly George-Warren, and Jim Brown.
Four Modes of Preservation,” in Preserving Our Heritage, by Keith
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 Transcriptions.
2003. Instructional video in both DVD and VHS editions, with an accompanying brochure.
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
Two Faces of Folklore.” In Folklore,
Public Sphere and Civil Society, ed. M.D. Muthukumaraswamy and Molly
Hollow Rock Legacy. Privately published two-CD recording, 2004. Reissues Hollow Rock String Band (1974) and Sandy’s Fancy (1981).
Privately published CD recording.
Alan Jabbour, fiddle,
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
Tunes Illuminated: 45 Tunes Transcribed and Annotated for Stylistic Study.
Jabbour, Alan, and Karen Singer Jabbour. Decoration Day in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the Southern Appalachians. Chapel Hill:
University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xvi + 234 pp., introduction, acknowledgments, 33 color photographs and 86 black-and-white photographs, map, appendices, endnotes, index.
“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.
Jabbour, Alan, 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.