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Honky-Tonk Heroes & Hillbilly Angels: The Pioneers of Country & Western Musicby Holly George Warren
Synopses & Reviews
This sequel to "Shake, Rattle and Roll" features 14 biographies of country music stars who changed the face of music forever, including Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, and Johnny Cash. Full color.
Discover the surprising beginnings and humble origins of the charismatic pioneers who helped shape the country-and-western scene into the influential musical empire it is today.
Included among this collection of legends are Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, and more unforgettable people who changed the face of music forever!
About the Author
Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer, editor, producer, and music consultant. She has contributed to more than two dozen books about rock and roll, including The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll, The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock, and The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll. She's also written for the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Journal of Country Music, and Rolling Stone. Ms. George-Warren lives in upstate New York with her family.Laura Levine's colorful and award-winning illustrations have been widely exhibited and have appeared in numerous magazines and books and on CD covers. Her rock and roll paintings hang in the collections of the House of Blues and the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. Her first children's book, Wig!, was a collaboration with the B-52s. Ms. Levine lives in New York City.
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