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The encyclopedia of country music : the ultimate guide to the music

Author: Paul Kingsbury; Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, Tenn.)
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To its millions of fans, country music is America's music, offering a window on the "sweet dreams" and "working man blues of ordinary American lives. The renowned Country Music Foundation, custodian of Nashville's legendary Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, has compiled a fascinating and infinitely useful guide to this beloved music genre.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kingsbury; Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, Tenn.)
ISBN: 0195176081 9780195176087
OCLC Number: 59347027
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: xi, 634 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Responsibility: compiled by the staff of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ; edited by Paul F. Kingsbury with the assistance of Laura Garrard, Daniel Cooper and John Rumble.
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This volume offers information on eight decades of country music, from the earliest 1920s recordings of the Carter Family to the 1990s chart-topping albums of LeAnn Rimes and Garth Brooks. 150 photos.

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