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Honky-Tonk Heroes & Hillbilly Angels: The Pioneers of Country & Western Music

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618191000
Subtitle:
The Pioneers of Country and Western Music
ill.:
Levine, Laura,
Illustrator:
Levine, Laura
Author:
Levine, Laura
Author:
George-Warren, Holly
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Musicians
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Country musicians
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts
Subject:
Country music
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
mis. 1168
Publication Date:
May 2006
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 3 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 9 x 0.13 in 1.02 lb
Age Level:
08-10

Related Subjects

Children's » Activities » Music
Children's » Music » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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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!

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