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Product Description: A heartbreaking and unforgettable portrait of country music’s founding father.After he died in the backseat of a Cadillac at the age of twenty-nine, Hank Williams?a frail, flawed man who had become country music’s most compelling and popular star?instantly morphed into its first tragic martyr...read more

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9781631491573 | Liveright Pub Corp, November 22, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A heartbreaking and unforgettable portrait of country music’s founding father.

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Product Description: Country music’s greatest mullets, bobs, beehives, and bouffants collected together in one entertaining volume, illustrated with dozens of color and black-and-white photographs."The higher the hair, the closer to god."From mullets to mustaches and teased hair to bobs, country singers each have their own distinct looks which enhance their performance and image...read more

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9780062439215 | Harper Design Intl, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Country music’s greatest mullets, bobs, beehives, and bouffants collected together in one entertaining volume, illustrated with dozens of color and black-and-white photographs.

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Product Description: The Nashville we know today is a glitzy big business characterized by entertainment lawyers, social media strategies, and buff, shiny entertainers writing about pick-up trucks, tractors, and dirt roads in air-conditioned, corporate offices...read more
By Peter Cooper (foreword by)

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9781940611440 | Reprint edition (Spring House Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The Nashville we know today is a glitzy big business characterized by entertainment lawyers, social media strategies, and buff, shiny entertainers writing about pick-up trucks, tractors, and dirt roads in air-conditioned, corporate offices.

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Product Description: The most atypical of bluegrass artists, Bill Clifton has enjoyed a long career as a recording artist, performer, and champion of old-time music. Bill C. Malone pens the story of Clifton's eclectic life and influential career. Born into a prominent Maryland family, Clifton connected with old-time music as a boy...read more

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9780252040535 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The most atypical of bluegrass artists, Bill Clifton has enjoyed a long career as a recording artist, performer, and champion of old-time music.

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9780252082009 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, September 15, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The most atypical of bluegrass artists, Bill Clifton has enjoyed a long career as a recording artist, performer, and champion of old-time music.

By Hardie Grant Books (corporate author)

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9781784880590 | Pos edition (Hardie Grant Books, September 6, 2016), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: This is the first biography of Ralph Peer, the revolutionary A&R man and music publisher who pioneered the recording, marketing, and publishing of blues, jazz, country, gospel, and Latin music, and this book book tracks his role in such breakthrough events as the recording of Mamie Smith’s “Crazy Blues,” the first country recording sessions with Fiddlin’ John Carson, his discovery of Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, the popularizing of Latin American music during World War II, and the postwar transformation of music on the airwaves that set the stage for the dominance of R&B, country, and rock ’n’ roll...read more

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9781613740217 | Chicago Review Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This is the first biography of Ralph Peer, the adventurous—even revolutionary—A&R man and music publisher who saw the universal power locked in regional roots music and tapped it, changing the breadth and flavor of popular music around the world.

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9781613736531 | Chicago Review Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This is the first biography of Ralph Peer, the revolutionary A&R man and music publisher who pioneered the recording, marketing, and publishing of blues, jazz, country, gospel, and Latin music, and this book book tracks his role in such breakthrough events as the recording of Mamie Smith’s “Crazy Blues,” the first country recording sessions with Fiddlin’ John Carson, his discovery of Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, the popularizing of Latin American music during World War II, and the postwar transformation of music on the airwaves that set the stage for the dominance of R&B, country, and rock ’n’ roll.

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Product Description: By the late 1960s, the Ryman Auditorium, the fifth home of the Grand Ole Opry, was a deteriorating firetrap in a seedy part of Nashville. Still, it attracted thousands of people each weekend to the original show that made country music famous...read more

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9781467116336 | Arcadia Pub, August 22, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: By the late 1960s, the Ryman Auditorium, the fifth home of the Grand Ole Opry, was a deteriorating firetrap in a seedy part of Nashville.

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Product Description: Spend your days with some of country music's most beloved artists in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 2017 Wall Calendar.The official calendar of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, this year's spectacular lineup includes Kenny Chesney, Jamie Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and the Zac Brown Band...read more

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9780789331656 | Wal edition (Universe Pub, August 9, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Spend your days with some of country music's most beloved artists in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum 2017 Wall Calendar.

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Product Description: Contrary to popular belief, the roots of American country music do not lie solely on southern farms or in mountain hollows. Rather, much of this music recorded before World War II emerged from the bustling cities and towns of the Piedmont South...read more
By Dick Terhune (narrator)

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9781522669463 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Contrary to popular belief, the roots of American country music do not lie solely on southern farms or in mountain hollows.

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Product Description: When Southern rock acts like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynrd stormed American concert stages, detractors immediately came to the fore declaring the genre to be little more than a marketing gimmick. But those on stage themselves would have called its appearance not only inevitable but also a way of life...read more

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9781442245396 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 20, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: When Southern rock acts like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynrd stormed American concert stages, detractors immediately came to the fore declaring the genre to be little more than a marketing gimmick.

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Product Description: The Hell-Bound Train
By Charlie Seemann (editor)

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9780896729629 | 2 edition (Texas Tech Univ Pr, April 15, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Hell-Bound Train

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Product Description: Country music of late 1960s and early 1970s was a powerful symbol of staunch conservative resistance to the flowering hippie counterculture. But in 1972, the city of Austin, Texas became host to a growing community of musicians, entrepreneurs, journalists, and fans who saw country music as a part of their collective heritage and sought to reclaim it for their own progressive scene...read more

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9780199747474 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 20, 2011, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Country music of the late 1960s and early 1970s was a powerful symbol of staunch conservative resistance to the emerging counterculture.

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9780190610357 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Country music of late 1960s and early 1970s was a powerful symbol of staunch conservative resistance to the flowering hippie counterculture.

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Product Description: In the vein of the classic Johnny Cash: The Life, this groundbreaking work explores the wild life and extraordinary musical career of “the definitive country singer of the last half century” (New York Times), who influenced, among others, Bob Dylan, Buck Owens, Emmylou Harris, John Fogerty, George Strait, Alan Jackson, and Garth Brooks...read more

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9780062309914 | Dey Street Books, March 29, 2016, cover price $27.99

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9780062370402 | Lgr edition (Harperluxe, March 29, 2016), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: In the vein of the classic Johnny Cash: The Life, this groundbreaking work explores the wild life and extraordinary musical career of “the definitive country singer of the last half century” (New York Times), who influenced, among others, Bob Dylan, Buck Owens, Emmylou Harris, John Fogerty, George Strait, Alan Jackson, and Garth Brooks.

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Product Description: “I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb—and I’m not blonde either.”  “Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.”  “People are always asking me in interviews, ‘What do you think of foreign affairs?’ I just say, ‘I’ve had a few...read more
By Hardie Grant Books (corporate author)

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9781784880446 | Hardie Grant Books, March 8, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: “I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb—and I’m not blonde either.
9781784880019 | Hardie Grant Books, March 3, 2015, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: “I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb—and I’m not blonde either.

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Product Description: (Book). Born in Texas and raised in Arizona, Buck Owens eventually found his way to Bakersfield, California. Unlike the vast majority of country singers, songwriters, and musicians who made their fortunes working and living in Nashville, the often rebellious and always independent Owens chose to create his own brand of country music some 2,000 miles away from Music City racking up a remarkable 21 number-one hits along the way...read more

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9781480330641, titled "Buck 'Em!: The Autobiography of Buck Owens" | Backbeat Books, November 1, 2013, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: (Book).

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9781617136412, titled "Buck 'Em!: The Autobiography of Buck Owens" | Backbeat Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: (Book).

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9781523826803 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 1, 2016, cover price $18.99

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Product Description: Country music boasts a long tradition of rich, contradictory gender dynamics, creating a world where Kitty Wells could play the demure housewife and the honky-tonk angel simultaneously, Dolly Parton could move from traditionalist “girl singer” to outspoken trans rights advocate, and current radio playlists can alternate between the reckless masculinity of bro-country and the adolescent girlishness of Taylor Swift...read more

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9781496804914 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 24, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Country music boasts a long tradition of rich, contradictory gender dynamics, creating a world where Kitty Wells could play the demure housewife and the honky-tonk angel simultaneously, Dolly Parton could move from traditionalist “girl singer” to outspoken trans rights advocate, and current radio playlists can alternate between the reckless masculinity of bro-country and the adolescent girlishness of Taylor Swift.

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9781496805058 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 8, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Country music boasts a long tradition of rich, contradictory gender dynamics, creating a world where Kitty Wells could play the demure housewife and the honky-tonk angel simultaneously, Dolly Parton could move from traditionalist “girl singer” to outspoken trans rights advocate, and current radio playlists can alternate between the reckless masculinity of bro-country and the adolescent girlishness of Taylor Swift.

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Product Description: Country music evokes a simple, agrarian past, with images of open land and pickup trucks. While some might think of the genre as a repository of nostalgia, popular because it preserves and reveres traditional values, Jeremy Hill argues that country music has found such expansive success because its songs and its people have forcefully addressed social and cultural issues as well as geographic change...read more

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9781625341716 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, January 31, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Country music evokes a simple, agrarian past, with images of open land and pickup trucks.

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9781625341723 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, January 31, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Country music evokes a simple, agrarian past, with images of open land and pickup trucks.

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Product Description: As he grappled with the challenges of composing for various instrumental and vocal ensembles, William Byrd (c. 1540-1623), England's premier Renaissance composer, devoted considerable attention to the poetry and prose of his native language, producing such treasured masterpieces as the hauntingly beautiful ""Lulla lullaby""; the infectiously comedic ""Though Amarillis dance in green""; and two extraordinarily dramatic Easter anthems...read more

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9781783270828 | Boydell Pr, January 21, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: As he grappled with the challenges of composing for various instrumental and vocal ensembles, William Byrd (c.

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Product Description: Mastering Banjo gives you all the tools to master the banjo. Learn advanced approaches to major and minor scales, continue with more rolls, and tackle new approaches to single-string and melodic style playing. You'll learn to improvise over many classic tunes, like ""Nine Pound Hammer"" and ""Kitchen Girl,"" with pentatonic and blues scales...read more

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9781470630393 | Alfred Pub Co, January 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Mastering Banjo gives you all the tools to master the banjo.

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