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Always been a rambler : G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter, country music pioneers of southern Appalachia

Author: Josh Beckworth
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter were artists in early country music. Although the duo sold thousands of records during the 1920s, the details of their lives remain unknown. Featuring never before published photographs and interviews, this book chronicles the romantic intrigues and tragic deaths that marked their lives and explores the Southern Appalachian culture that shaped their music"--
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Beckworth, Josh, 1983-
Always been a rambler.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, 2018
(DLC) 2018007788
(OCoLC)1000050649
Named Person: G B Grayson; Henry Whitter; G B Grayson; Henry Whitter
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Beckworth
ISBN: 9781476631868 1476631867
OCLC Number: 1029605588
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Preface; Biography and History; A Dark Road Is a Hard Road to Travel: Brief Biographies of Grayson and Whitter; Straddling the Appalachian Divide: Fries and Laurel Bloomery; Henry Whitter and the Creation of Country Music; The Long Shadow of G.B. Grayson; I Wish I Was Single Again: Marriage and Divorce in the Grayson and Whitter Families; Grayson, Whitter and the Hill Billies: Manufacturers of Music; James W.M. Grayson, Tom Dula and the Appalachian Civil War; The Courthouse Massacre; On the Trail of Nancy Blevins; The Music; Overview; The Dance Tunes The Murder BalladsFolksongs of the British Isles; The Victorian Songs; The Temperance Songs; The Railroad Songs; The Tin Pan Alley Songs; The Comedy Songs; American Folk Songs; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Josh Beckworth.

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G.B. Grayson and Henry Whitter were two of the most influential artists in the early days of country music. Featuring never before published photographs and using interviews from friends and  Read more...

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