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America's music : the roots of country. From rockabilly to rockin' the country

Author: Kris KristoffersonTom NeffDiandra DouglasCharley PrideRay CharlesAll authors
Publisher: [Atlanta, GA] : Turner Home Entertainment, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Investigates the interrelations between the three types of authentic American music: Country, gospel and blues and examines the legacy of country music to other music forms. Looks at how gospel music in particular undergirded all country music which in turn produced singers like Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee, Charlie Daniels, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash. Jerry Lee Lewis introduced Rockabilly music, followed by other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Elvis Presley; Brenda Lee; Charlie Daniels; Willie Nelson; Johnny Cash; Jerry Lee Lewis; Emmylou Harris; Johnny Cash; Charlie Daniels; Emmylou Harris; Brenda Lee; Jerry Lee Lewis; Willie Nelson; Elvis Presley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kris Kristofferson; Tom Neff; Diandra Douglas; Charley Pride; Ray Charles; Sam Phillips; Chet Atkins; Buck Owens; Dolly Parton; Waylon Jennings; John Lomax, III.; Wild Wolf Productions.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780614461 9780780614468
OCLC Number: 44393208
Credits: Producers, Tom Neff, Diandra Douglas ; photography, Steven J. Wacks ; music, John Rosasco ; writers, Robert Oermann, Tom Neff.
Performer(s): Narrator: Kris Kristofferson.
Commentary: Charley Pride, Brenda Lee, Ray Charles, Sam Phillips, Chet Atkins, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Waylon Jennings, Jeff Hanna, John Lomax III.
Description: 1 videocassette (46 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Roots of country.
From rockabilly to rockin' the country
Responsibility: Wild Wolf Productions, Inc.

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Investigates the interrelations between the three types of authentic American music: Country, gospel and blues and examines the legacy of country music to other music forms. Looks at how gospel music in particular undergirded all country music which in turn produced singers like Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee, Charlie Daniels, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash. Jerry Lee Lewis introduced Rockabilly music, followed by other country rock musicians, and more recent contemporary crossover country sounds as exemplified by the Byrds, Emmylou Harris, and Brooks & Dunn.

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