Down Home Dairyland

Cover of Down Home Dairyland
Leary, J., and R. March. Down Home Dairyland. University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.

Folklorists Jim Leary and Rick March have distilled a definitive presentation of Upper Midwestern traditional and ethnic music, from Ojibewe drums to Norwegian fiddles, from polka to salsa, from gospel choirs to southeast Asian rock bands. The book is a listener’s guide packed with photos, essays, and resources.

Also available are Down Home Dairyland Recordings, a CD provide samplings from the Down Home Dairyland series of programs on Wisconsin Public Radio.

Special to the CSUMC website: You can also listen to sample audio from the CD.

Order this book from UW Press.