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The Hank Snow Story
The Hank Snow Story
Hardcover      ISBN: 0252020898
Recounts the author's childhood in Nova Scotia, his efforts to succeed as a musician in Canada and the United States, his role in Elvis Presley's career, and other events
Mel Bay Presents Songs of Ireland
Mel Bay Presents Songs of Ireland
Paperback      ISBN: 1562221132
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina
Positively 4th Street
The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina
Hardcover      ISBN: 0374281998
Discuss how Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, and Mimi and Richard FariƤna gathered together in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, chronicling their rise from coffeehouse folksingers to popular icons.

The Best of Garth Brooks
The Best of Garth Brooks
Paperback      ISBN: 0769205216
Fifteen of Garth Brooks' greatest hits arranged at an easy level. All music is in the first position. With accompaniment patterns, chord frames, and tablature. Titles include: Cowboy Bill * The Dance * Friends in Low Places * Papa Loved Mama * Rodeo * The Thunder Rolls * Unanswered Prayers * In Lonesome Dove * Mr. Blue.
Cash: The Autobiography
The Autobiography
Paperback      ISBN: 0060727535
The country singer looks back over his life from his childhood on an Arkansas cotton farm, to his battle with drugs, to his myriad musical successes.
Nashville: The Pilgrims of Guitar Town
The Pilgrims of Guitar Town
Hardcover      ISBN: 1556709897
A surprising tour of one of America's most legendary cities looks back on nearly a century of musical dreams dashed and realized in Music City, U.S.A.a town famous for attracting sixstring troubadors of every kind.
South by Southwest: A Roadmap to Alternative Country
South by Southwest
A Roadmap to Alternative Country
Paperback      ISBN: 1860744613
Willie Nelson: Lyrics 1957-1994
Willie Nelson
Lyrics 1957-1994
Hardcover      ISBN: 0312119178
Bringing together the songs from four decades of Willie Nelson's career, a collection filled with the poetry of country music includes such greats as "Crazy," "Funny How Time Slips Away," and songs from 1993's Across the Borderline.
Telling Stories, Writing Songs: An Album of Texas Songwriters
Telling Stories, Writing Songs
An Album of Texas Songwriters
Paperback      ISBN: 0292731361
Willie Nelson, Joe Ely, Marcia Ball, Tish Hinojosa, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lyle Lovett...the list of popular songwriters from Texas just goes on and on. In this collection of thirty-four interviews with these and other songwriters, Kathleen Hudson pursues the stories behind the songs, letting the singers' own words describe where their songs come from and how the diverse, eclectic cultures, landscapes, and musical traditions of Texas inspire the creative process. Conducted in dance halls, dressing rooms, parking lots, clubs-wherever the musicians could take time to tell their stories-the interviews are refreshingly spontaneous and vivid. Hudson draws out the songwriters on such topics as the sources of their songs, the influence of other musicians on their work, the progress of their careers, and the nature of Texas music. Many common threads emerge from these stories, while the uniqueness of each songwriter becomes equally apparent. To round out the collection, Hudson interviews Larry McMurtry and Darrell Royal for their perspectives as longtime friends and fans of Texas musicians. She also includes a brief biography and discography of each songwriter.
Deford Bailey: A Black Star in Early Country Music
Deford Bailey
A Black Star in Early Country Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0870497928