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University of Texas Press
Country Music, U. S. A. / Edition 3

Country Music, U. S. A. / Edition 3

by Bill C. Malone


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ISBN-13: 9780292752627
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 646
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Immersed in country music since his birth, BILL C. MALONE has been both a scholar and a performer of the music for several decades. Now retired from Tulane University, he lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he hosts a weekly radio show, "Back to the Country."

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Revised Edition of 2002
1. The Folk Background before Commercialism
2. The Early Period of Commercial Hillbilly Music
3. The First Country Singing Star: Jimmie Rodgers
4. Country Music during the Depression
5. The Cowboy Image and the Growth of Western Music
6. The War Years: The National Expansion of Country Music
7. The Boom Period: The Emergence of a Big Business, 1946-1953
8. The Development of Country-Pop Music and the Nashville Sound
9. The Reinvigoration of Modern Country Music, 1960-1972
10. Bluegrass
11. Country Music, 1972-1984
12. Tradition and Change: Country Music, 1985-2002
Bibliographical Essays
Guide to Recordings
Index of Song Titles

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