Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music / Edition 1

Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music / Edition 1

by Bill Malone
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0820325511

ISBN-13: 9780820325514

Pub. Date: 09/01/2003

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

In this slim, lively book our foremost historian of country music recalls the lost worlds of pioneering fiddlers and pickers, balladeers and yodelers. As he looks at "hillbilly" music's pre-commercial era and its early popular growth through radio and recordings, Bill C. Malone shows us that it was a product not only of the British Isles but of diverse African, German

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In this slim, lively book our foremost historian of country music recalls the lost worlds of pioneering fiddlers and pickers, balladeers and yodelers. As he looks at "hillbilly" music's pre-commercial era and its early popular growth through radio and recordings, Bill C. Malone shows us that it was a product not only of the British Isles but of diverse African, German, Spanish, French, and Mexican influences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820325514
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures Series, #34
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefaceix
Introduction1
1Southern Rural Music in the Nineteenth Century6
2Popular Culture and the Music of the South43
3Mountaineers and Cowboys: Country Music's Search for Identity69
Notes117
Index143

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