Review by Howell of Bingham's “My Old Kentucky Home” (Knopf, 2022)

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Rebecca Gayle Howell, writer and poetry editor of the Oxford American - now teaching in the Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky, has reviewed Emily Bingham's new book, My Old Kentucky Home The Astonishing Life and Reckoning of an Iconic American Song, Knopf, $30 (368p) ISBN 978-0-525-52079-5.

Read Howell's review "The Complicated Story Behind the Kentucky Derby's Opening Song," in The Washington Post (5 May 2022) here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/books/2022/05/03/old-kentucky-song-history/

See more about the book (and a selection of recordings of the song) at Emily Bingham's website: https://emilybingham.net/books/my-old-kentucky-home/.