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Country music, U.S.A

Author: Bill C Malone
Publisher: Austin (Tex.) : Univ. of Texas press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd revised edView all editions and formats

"Considered the definitive history of American country music" by the Los Angeles Times, this fortieth-anniversary edition of Country Music, U.S.A. traces the music from the early days of radio  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill C Malone
ISBN: 9780292723290 0292723296 0292752628 9780292752627
OCLC Number: 864162046
Notes: Autre tirage : 2012.
Description: 1 vol. (XX-664 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction to the Revised Edition of 2010 1. The Folk Background before Commercialism 2. The Early Period of Commercial Hillbilly Music 3. The First Country Singing Star: Jimmie Rodgers 4. Country Music during the Depression 5. The Cowboy Image and the Growth of Western Music 6. The War Years: The National Expansion of Country Music 7. The Boom Period: The Emergence of a Big Business, 1946-1953 8. The Development of Country-Pop Music and the Nashville Sound 9. The Reinvigoration of Modern Country Music, 1960-1972 10. Bluegrass 11. Country Music, 1972-1984 12. Tradition and Change: Country Music, 1985-2002 13. A New Century Bibliographical Essays Guide to Recordings Index Index of Song Titles
Responsibility: by Bill C. Malone.


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"Country Music, U.S.A. is the definitive history of country music and of the artists who shaped its fascinating worlds... Malone shows the reader why country music touches the hearts of its music Read more...

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