Synopses & Reviews
Now in paperback, a volume of stunning photographs of 50 country music icons and intimate accounts of their thoughts on God, America, and their favorite songs.Award-winning photographer and author of My Last Supper, Melanie Dunea traces the throughlines from country musics gritty roots to the chart-topping chanteuses of today, presenting beautiful, imaginative, and revealing photographs of icons ranging from Taylor Swift to Wynnona Judd to Little Jimmy Dickens and conducting interviews that ask stars to discuss their musical roots and inspirations, their defining moments, and what makes country music the heart and soul of America.As the music industry fractures and suffers from flagging sales, country music has enjoyed explosive growth and unprecedented popularity. This totally unique book will be a must-own (and a perfect gift) for fans of the old time country twang and the millions who love the glitz and glamour of todays country-pop. My Country is a music-lovers dream, and in this more inexpensive, accessible market the book is sure to find its core audience amongst country musics legions of fans.
About the Author
MELANIE DUNEA is the author of My Last Supper and her photographs are regularly published in magazines such as Town and Country, Vanity Fair, People, Gourmet, and New York Magazine. She lives in New York City.