Howard Wight Marshall is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Missouri, Columbia and former director of the Missouri Cultural Heritage Center. He is the author or editor of ten books, including Barns of Missouri: Storehouses of History. He lives near Fulton, Missouri.
"This is a fascinating addition to the literature of traditional music, and anyone with an interest in the origins of tunes and their regional variants will get a lot out of it." - Old Time News