Collection Title: Collection of Filk Music, 1980s-2000s
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||3 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 200 items)
||The collection of music producer, recording artist, and documentarian Jocelyn Arem
contains "filk" music song books, lyric sheets, sheet music, and zines from the 1980s
through the 2000s. Included are the “Filk Bible,” “The First Ozark Trilogy Filksong
Collection,” and issues of the zine,
The PHILK-FEE-NOM-EE-NON, irregularly published by the Philk Press in conjunction with meetings of the Southern
California Filkers Anonymous group. Much of the filk music represented in the collection
has popular science fiction and fantasy themes including homages to
Lord of the Rings, and
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
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- [Identification of item], in the Collection of Filk Music #20417, Southern Folklife
Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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This summary description was created in May 2018 to provide information about unprocessed
materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.
Encoded by: Laura Smith, May 2018
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