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Will you miss me when I'm gone? : the Carter Family and their legacy in American music

Author: Mark Zwonitzer; Charles Hirshberg
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the bluegrass country music achievements of the Carter family, from their discovery by a New York record maker to their rise to stardom and eventual breakup, noting their influence on the careers of top performers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Carter (Familie)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Zwonitzer; Charles Hirshberg
ISBN: 0684857634 9780684857633
OCLC Number: 49225763
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 417 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pleasant --
Sara --
The Homeplace --
Maybelle --
Mr. Peer --
New Orthophonic Victor Southern Series --
Home Manufacture --
Fire on the Mountain --
Sara's Problem --
From a Business Standpoint --
Stuff --
XERA --
A New Act --
On the Road ... --
... To Nashville --
Mama Maybelle --
Pleasant on the Porch --
On the Road Again --
Mother of Mine.
Responsibility: Mark Zwonitzer with Charles Hirshberg.
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The first major biography of the Carter family follows the musical pioneers who almost single-handedly established the sound and traditions that grew into folk, country, and bluegrass music--a style  Read more...

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James Lee Burke "Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone?" is a long-overdue book about the most important family in American musical history. The Carter Family are our collective link to the past, not simply Read more...

 
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