Voices of the Country: Interviews with Classic country Performers / Edition 1

Voices of the Country: Interviews with Classic country Performers / Edition 1

by Michael Streissguth, Streissguth MIC, Mi Streissguth
     
 

"Voices of the Country" presents interviews with innovative musicians, producers, and songwriters who shaped the last fifty years of country music. From Eddy Arnold's new, smoother approach to song delivery to Loretta Lynn's take-no-prisoners feminism, these people opened new vistas in country music - and American culture. Streissguth is a sensitive and

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"Voices of the Country" presents interviews with innovative musicians, producers, and songwriters who shaped the last fifty years of country music. From Eddy Arnold's new, smoother approach to song delivery to Loretta Lynn's take-no-prisoners feminism, these people opened new vistas in country music - and American culture. Streissguth is a sensitive and knowledgeable interviewer: he gets beyond the standard publicity tales to the heart of the real voice - and real experiences - of these important figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415970419
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Eddy Arnold : seems like a dream7
Chet Atkins : the best I could do39
Anita Kerr : arranger53
Ginny Wright : little country girl67
Red Kirk : voice of the country85
Hank Leeklin : yesterday's gone99
Charley Pride : American117
Loretta Lynn : woman enough135
Sheb Wooley : dreams will come true155
Billy Walker : circumstances173

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