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Classic country : legends of country music

Classic country : legends of country music

Author: Charles K Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides insights into the history of country music which will fascinate not only fans and scholars of country music, but anyone interested in the roots of American popular music.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles K Wolfe
ISBN: 0415928265 9780415928267 0415928273 9780415928274
OCLC Number: 237400327
Description: x, 318, [16] Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Features Portraits of 50 Country Music Legends, including: Roy Acuff, DeFord Bailey, Blue Sky Boys, Fiddlin' John Carson, The Carter Family, Cousin Emmy, Vernon Dalhart, The Delmore Brothers, Curly Fox and Texas Ruby, Lefty Frizzell, Georgia Yellow Hammers, Don Gibson, Girls of the Golden West, Grandpa Jones, Karl and Harty, Pee Wee King, Tommy Magness, Bill Monroe, Jimmie Riddle, The Rouse Brothers, Hank Snow, The Statler Brothers, Zeke and Zeb Turner, Kitty Wells, Doc Watson, and many more Written by one of the leading experts on the history of country music Filled with interesting anecdotes, quotations, and little-known facts behind the songs Includes over 40 rare photos from the author's own collection
Responsibility: Charles K. Wolfe.


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"Wolfe takes some of the best and least-known personalities of "Traditional Country" and gives them life in succinct but informative vignettes...Still, whether Wolfe is retelling well-known lore or Read more...

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