Pickin' on Peachtree : a history of country music in Atlanta, Georgia (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Pickin' on Peachtree : a history of country music in Atlanta, Georgia

Author: Wayne W Daniel
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Traces Atlanta's emergence in the 1920s as a major force in country recording and radio broadcasting. This book documents the consolidation of country music as big business in Atlanta and also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne W Daniel
ISBN: 0252069684 9780252069680
OCLC Number: 46795367
Description: xiv, 295 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Georgia old-time fiddlers conventions, 1913-35 --
The early days of radio, 1922-29 --
Atlanta--
a regional recording center --
Four pioneers --
Radio in the early 1930s --
The "cross roads follies" 1936-40 --
Hillbilly music on Atlanta's smaller radio stations, 1925-50 --
The "WSB barn dance", 1940-50 --
The demise of live radio, the birth of television and beyond, 1948-
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Wayne W. Daniel.

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"This entertaining book reminds us that Nashville did not always monopolize the country music business. . . . No fan of country music should come away disappointed."--Bill Malone, Southern Quarterly Read more...

 
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