Country Women in Music

Country Women in Music

by Jim Brown, Michelle Wright
     
 
With profiles of the lives and careers of over 20 country/western women artists, this book traces the cultural image and influence of the country woman singer. 20 b&w photos. 16-page color insert.

Overview

With profiles of the lives and careers of over 20 country/western women artists, this book traces the cultural image and influence of the country woman singer. 20 b&w photos. 16-page color insert.

Editorial Reviews

Country Women In Music is a superbly researched and presented compendium profiling more than fifty major female stars of country western music from its beginnings down to the present day. Here are to be found Kitty Wells and Patsy Cline, to Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynnette, to Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire. Country Women In Music is a celebration and testament to women who made an impact on the music and culture their generation. Women of established and documented artistic independence, often performing against a distinct male bias in the country music industry. Country Women In Music is enthusiastically recommended reading for students and fans of country music, as well as women's twentieth century popular culture studies reading lists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550822472
Publisher:
Quarry Press, Canada
Publication date:
07/01/2000
Series:
Music Books Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >