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America's music : the roots of country. Honky tonk kings and queens

Author: Kris KristoffersonTom NeffDiandra DouglasRay BensonHank Williams, Jr.All authors
Publisher: [Atlanta, GA] : Turner Home Entertainment, ©1996.
Series: America's music, the roots of country, vol. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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World War II brought Americans overseas -- and brought Southern boys into the army where they took their music with them. This film looks at country music as it began to emerge as a nation force during WWII. It includes biographies of country music founding performers such as Minnie Pearl, Red Foley, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzell, Webb Pierce, Kitty Wells, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and George Jones.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Minnie Pearl.; Red Foley; Ernest Tubb; Hank Williams; Lefty Frizzell; Webb Pierce; Kitty Wells; Merle Haggard; Buck Owens; George Jones
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kris Kristofferson; Tom Neff; Diandra Douglas; Ray Benson; Hank Williams, Jr.; Jerry Rivers; Alan Jackson; Margaret Vaughn; Johnnie Wright; Eddy Arnold; Marty Stuart; Loretta Lynn; Merle Haggard; Hank Thompson; John Anderson; Little Jimmy Dickens; Wild Wolf Productions, Inc.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780614453 9780780614451
OCLC Number: 44391781
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Producers, Tom Neff, Diandra Douglas ; photography, Steven J. Wacks ; music, John Rosasco ; writers, Robert Oermann, Tom Neff.
Performer(s): Narrator: Kris Kristofferson.
Commentary: Ray Benson, Hank Williams, Jr., Jerry Rivers, Alan Jackson, Margaret Vaughn, Johnny Wright, Eddy Arnold, Marty Stuart, Loretta Lynn, EmmyLou Harris, Merle Haggard, Hank Thompson, Little Jimmy Dickens, John Anderson.
Description: 1 videocassette (48 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Narrated by Kris Kristofferson.
Series Title: America's music, the roots of country, vol. 2.
Other Titles: Roots of country.
Honky tonk kings and queens
Responsibility: Wild Wolf Productions, Inc.

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World War II brought Americans overseas -- and brought Southern boys into the army where they took their music with them. This film looks at country music as it began to emerge as a nation force during WWII. It includes biographies of country music founding performers such as Minnie Pearl, Red Foley, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzell, Webb Pierce, Kitty Wells, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and George Jones.

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