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Finding Her Voice : The Saga of Women in Country Music

Author: Mary A Bufwack; Robert K Oermann
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1993]. ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Documents the lives of hundreds of women from country's biggest legends to its forgotten pioneers who have nurtured the rise of country music.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bufwack, Mary A.
Finding her voice.
New York : Crown Publishers, ©1993
(OCoLC)891404901
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary A Bufwack; Robert K Oermann
ISBN: 0517581140 9780517581148
OCLC Number: 27173105
Description: xi, 594 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The spirit of the mountains: women in American folk music --
Southern sentiments: country females in nineteenth-century show business --
Single girl, married girl: the Carter Family and the birth of country music recording --
"The Nashville Barn Dance": country women, radio, and the Great Depression --
Hungry disgusted blues: women in protest --
Hollywood Hayride: country music women in World War II --
Honky-tonk girl: Kitty Wells and her postwar sisters --
All-day sing: women and southern gospel music --
Rockabilly women: let's have a party --
The Nashville Sound: Patsy Cline and "The Grand Ole Opry" --
The folk revival: come all ye fair and tender maidens --
You're lookin' at country: Loretta Lynn and working-class pride --
The heroines of heartbreak: Tammy Wynette and traditional values --
Just because I'm a woman: Dolly Parton and her savvy sisters --
Hollywood, Tennessee: Barbara Mandrell and the show queens of country music --
Back to country: Emmylou Harris and the country-rock fusion --
Little darlin's not my name: women in bluegrass --
Eighties ladies and beyond: images for our times.
Responsibility: by Mary A. Bufwack and Robert K. Oermann.

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Documents the lives of hundreds of women from country's biggest legends to its forgotten pioneers who have nurtured the rise of country music.

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