Country and Folk Music
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Are You Ready for the Country
Are You Ready for the Country
Paperback      ISBN: 0142000167
Looks at the relationship between rock and country music, discussing the role country music played in the birth of rock, the inception of country rock in the late 1960s, and the pioneering performers of country rock.
Heartaches by the Number: Country Music's 500 Greatest Singles
Heartaches by the Number
Country Music's 500 Greatest Singles
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0826514243
A populist history of country music features interwoven essays about its origins, influences, artists, producers, and fans, and provides encyclopedic information about the top 500 recordings, complemented by reviews. Simultaneous.
Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music
Traveling the High Way Home
Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music
Hardcover      ISBN: 0252020243
My Husband Jimmie Rogers
My Husband Jimmie Rogers
Paperback      ISBN: 0915608162
Originally published in 1935, this affectionate biography was for decades the only detailed account of the life of the "Father of Country Music." The new edition includes photographs, index, and a new, critical introduction by award-winning Rodgers biographer Nolan Porterfield. Distributed for the Country Music Foundation Press
Can't You Hear Me Callin: The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass
Can't You Hear Me Callin
The Life of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316803812
An in-depth portrait of the creator of bluegrass music chronicles his life and career, details his creation of the unique sound of American bluegrass music, and documents his seminal influence on American popular music in the twentieth century. 30,000 first printing.
Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music
Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers
Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music
Hardcover      ISBN: 0820314838
An examination of the precommercial heritage of country music
Mel Bay Presents Songs of Ireland
Mel Bay Presents Songs of Ireland
Paperback      ISBN: 1562221132
Country Music: 70 Years of America's Favorite Music
Country Music
70 Years of America's Favorite Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0062732447
A survey of country music history includes most important records, debut artists, and milestone events for each year
In the Country of Country
In the Country of Country
Paperback      ISBN: 037570082x
A critical study of the performers, places, and experiences that have shaped country music traces the roots and history of this distinctively authentic American musical genre. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
The Erotic Muse: American Bawdy Songs
The Erotic Muse
American Bawdy Songs
Hardcover      ISBN: 0252017811