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McNeil, W. K. 1940-2005

Overview
Works: 70 works in 149 publications in 1 language and 7,281 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Bio-bibliography  Reference works  Music  Folklore  History  Humor  Biography  Fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: ML102.G6, 782.25403
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Most widely held works by W. K McNeil
Encyclopedia of American gospel music( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music covers all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends. Organized alphabetically to facilitate searching, this encyclopedia also contains many reference tools to aid the user, such as bibliographic and references at the end of entries, a thorough and analytical index, and black-and-white illustrations. Entries include biographical profiles of numerous performers, such as Andrae Crouch, and influential figures in the development of gospel music, such as Isaac Watts; important events in the history of gospel such as the Azusa Street Revival; broadcasting outlets, such as radio station WLAC AM, and record companies, such as Canaan Records, that were prominent in gospel's history; publications, such as The Singing News, significant songbooks, such as Gospel Pearls, and noteworthy publishing companies, such as Lillenas, all of which helped popularize some of the best-known gospel songs; and topics ranging from instruments frequently used by gospel performers to types of performing groups, such as gospel quartets and gospel choirs, to the unique qualities of gospel as it is composed and performed in different regions around the United States, to the globalization of gospel. --From publisher's description
Ghost stories from the American South by W. K McNeil( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects Southern legends and folk tales about haunted houses, supernatural events, and the appearances of ghosts
Southern folk ballads( )

in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appalachian images in folk and popular culture( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern mountain folksongs : traditional songs from the Appalachians and the Ozarks( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ozark country by W. K McNeil( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of folklife in the Ozarks includes surveys of foodways, folkways, crafts, architecture, music, dance, folksongs, ballads, games, and narratives.--Adapted from publisher description
The Charm is broken : readings in Arkansas and Missouri folklore( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ozark Mountain humor : jokes on hunting, religion, marriage, and Ozark ways( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jokes on hunting, religion, marriage, and Ozark ways
An Arkansas folklore sourcebook( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arkansas's rich folklore tradition is treated in this collection of eight essays covering the history of folklore research in the state, traditional songs and music, "tall tales," folk architecture, traditional foods and their preparation, superstitions and beliefs, and festivals and celebrations. Includes extensive bibliographies of reference works, and audio and video recordings
Algic researches : comprising inquiries respecting the mental characteristics of the North American Indians. First series. Indian tales and legends by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a slow train through Arkansaw by Thomas William Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of an Arkansaw doctor by David Rattlehead( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern folk ballads( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of New England (1831) by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Legends of New England, Whittier assembled eighteen stories, seven in prose sketches and eleven in verse, of the kinds of tales he thought most useful for literary treatment, in most cases giving the historical context of the legend. Among these are narratives of specter ships and warriors, doomed lovers, Indian atrocities, animals with strange powers, frontier massacres, demonic assemblies, and haunted houses. Originally published in 1831
The supernaturalism of New England by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is a collection of poems and tales concentrated on superstitions and supernatural tales transmitted by the white settlers of New England. While the accounts vary, most deal with the appearance of ghosts or specters as omens of death, fulfillments of the wishes of deceased persons, or clues to the identities of wrong-doers. Originally published in 1847
The blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The myths of the new world : a treatise on the symbolism and mythology of the red race of America by Daniel G Brinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of American gospel music
Alternative Names
MacNeil, W.K.

MacNeil, W. K. 1940-

MacNeil, William K. 1940-

MacNeil, William Kinneth 1940-

Mc Neil, William K. 1940-

McNeil, Bill

McNeil, Bill 1940-

McNeil, Bill 1940-2005

McNeil, W. K.

McNeil, William Kinneth

McNeil, William Kinneth 1940-

McNeil, William Kinneth 1940-2005

W.K. McNeil American folklorist

W.K. McNeil Amerikaans historicus (?-2005)

Languages
English (71)

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Ghost stories from the American SouthAppalachian images in folk and popular cultureSouthern mountain folksongs : traditional songs from the Appalachians and the OzarksOzark countryOzark Mountain humor : jokes on hunting, religion, marriage, and Ozark waysAn Arkansas folklore sourcebookThe life and adventures of an Arkansaw doctor