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Don"t Get above Your Raisin"

Country Music and the Southern Working Class (Music in American Life)

by Bill C. Malone

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country And Western Music,
  • Social Aspects Of Music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • USA,
  • Genres & Styles - Country & Bluegrass - General,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Social Classes,
  • Music / General,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • United States - General,
  • Country music,
  • History and criticism,
  • Social aspects,
  • Songs and music,
  • Southern States,
  • Working class

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9701117M
    ISBN 100252026780
    ISBN 109780252026782

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Combining a high-spirited history of country music's roots with vivid portraits of its primary performers, Don't Get above Your Raisin' examines the close relationship between "America's truest music" and the working-class culture that has constituted its principal source, nurtured its development, and provided its most dedicated by: Don't get above your raisin', stay down to Earth with me -- Bill Malone never quotes the song that serves as the title of his book, a history of country music in /5.

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Country Music and the Southern Working Class. PaperBack by Bill C. Malone. Don't get above your raising Stay down on earth with me Now looky here gal don't you high hat me I ain't forgot what you used to be. When you didn't have nothing That was plain to see Don't get above your raising Stay down on earth with me.

Now you need not hold your head so high Every time you pass me by For it don't mean nothing To me you see. Don't Get above Your Raisin' by Bill C. Malone,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(31). To believe that you are better than you are; to behave in a way that is incongruous with one's family of origin Origin: Southern American colloquialism.

In Don't Get Above Your Raisin', he argues persuasively that, in the last half of the 20th century, country music, which expressed the daily concerns of white Southern working people, broke out of.

Don't Get Above Your Raisin': Country Music and the Southern Working Class. By Bill C. Malone. (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, Pp. xvi +preface, introduction, photographs, notes, bibliography, discography, indices.

$ cloth) This is a wonderfully nostalgic and grounded book. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top Don't get above your raisin': country music and the southern working class Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : Buy this Book Combining a high-spirited history of country music's roots with vivid portraits of its principal performers, Don't Get Above Your Raisin' examines the close relationship between "America's Truest Music" and the working-class culture that has constituted its principal source, nurtured its development and provided its most dedicated.

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Country charts, while charting at number 47 in Canada. The next three singles were Genre: Country, bluegrass. Now you don't have to raise your head so high Every time you pass me by 'Cause it don't mean nuthin' To me you see Don't get above your raisin' Stay down to earth with me Now look here, gal, you'd better be yourself And leave that other stuff on the shelf You're a country, baby That's plain to see Don't get above your raisin' Stay down to earth.

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By Bill C. Malone. (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, Pp. xvi +preface, introduction, photographs, notes, bibliography, discography, indices.

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The song that jogged that recollection was called Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’. Now lookee here gal don't ya' high hat me, I ain't forgot what you. Don’t Get Above Your Raisin’ ( – ) Air date: Fri., Feb. 21, pm.

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Being accused of getting above your raisin’, or above your raising, is a phrase mostly heard in the South to mean acting above the way you were brought up. This is part of a complete episode. Discussion Forum. Want to hide these Google ads. Join the Players Union. All Forums Other Banjo-Related Topics Tab Requests and Discussion: ARCHIVED TOPIC: Don't Get Above Your Raisin' Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and.

What does, " Don't get above your raisin' " mean. Answer Save. 2 Answers. Relevance. michael m. Lv 6. 1 decade ago. Favorite Answer. not to put on airs, pretend to be what your not, or look down on other people.

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Now looky here gal you’d better be yourself And leave that other stuff on the shelf. Don’t get above your raisin’ A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master.

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