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The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights and Country Music
The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights and Country Music
by Paul Hemphill
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While on a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, journalist and novelist Paul Hemphill wrote of that pivotal moment in the late sixties when traditional defenders of the hillbilly roots of country music were confronted by the new influences and business... (read more)

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Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road
Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road
by Willie Nelson
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You won't see no sad and teary eyes when I get my wings, and it's my time to flyJust call my friends and tell them there's a party, come on bySo just roll me up and smoke me when I die In Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, Willie Nelson... (read more)

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Cash: The Autobiography
Cash: The Autobiography
by Johnny Cash
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"I keep a close watch on this heart of mine, I keep my eyes wide open all the time..." Johnny Cash, born John R. Cash (and never given a middle name), was unquestionably one of America's most prolific songwriters and musicians. Born in the farmland of... (read more)

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Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road
Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road
by Willie Nelson
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You won't see no sad and teary eyes When I get my wings, and it's my time to fly Just call my friends and tell them There's a party, come on by So just roll me up and smoke me when I die In Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, Willie Nelson muses about... (read more)

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Chinaberry Sidewalks
Chinaberry Sidewalks
by Rodney Crowell
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Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times
Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times
by Ralph Stanley
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A legend looks back on his six decades in music. Ralph Stanley was born in 1927 in a corner of Virginia known as Big Spraddle Creek, a place where music echoed from the ridge tops, was belted out by workers in the fields, and resonated in the one-room... (read more)

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Bluegrass Mandolin
Bluegrass Mandolin
by Jack Tottle
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The first and only instruction book on bluegrass mandolin. Fully illustrated with detailed instructions from the basics to fancy fingerwork, backed up by a collection of bluegrass music by Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Frank Wakefield, and John Duffy.... (read more)

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Waylon: An Autobiography
Waylon: An Autobiography
by Waylon Jennings
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Equal parts outlaw, renegade, and legend, Waylon Jennings enjoyed a stellar music career for four decades and this no-holds-barred autobiography reveals the story of a man who infused conservative country music traditions with the energy of rock and roll... (read more)

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Johnny Cash: The Life
Johnny Cash: The Life
by Robert Hilburn
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The national bestseller celebrated as "the ultimate Johnny Cash biography....Rock writer great Robert Hilburn goes deep." -- Rolling Stone In this, the definitive biography of an American legend, Robert Hilburn conveys the unvarnished truth about a... (read more)

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Behind the Grand Ole Opry Curtain: Tales of Romance and Tragedy
Behind the Grand Ole Opry Curtain: Tales of Romance and Tragedy
by Robert K Oermann
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The Grand Ole Opry has been home to the greatest legends of country music for over eighty years, and in that time it has seen some of conutry music's most dramatic stories unfold. We'll hear of the great love stories ranging from Johnny Cash and June... (read more)

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The Band Perry: Piano/Vocal/Guitar
The Band Perry: Piano/Vocal/Guitar
by The Band Perry
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This collectible songbook companion to the 2010 double-platinum album by country superstars The Band Perry features piano/vocal/guitar sheet music for every song on the record, including crossover megahit "If I Die Young," plus 10 more. Titles: * You Lie... (read more)

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Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes with CD (Audio)
Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes with CD (Audio)
by Jeff Todd Titon
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For years fiddlers and folklorists have prized the old-time fiddle tunes from Kentucky. Many of the most outstanding country music artists hail from the state, including Bill Monroe, widely regarded as the founder of bluegrass music. Even Aaron Copland... (read more)

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Breakfast in Nudie Suits
Breakfast in Nudie Suits
by Ian Dunlop
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"Part Kerouac, part Tom Robbins, it's a transcendental road trip down a lost highway that leads to the roots of the Americana music movement."—Jim White, musician, and writer. Set between 1965 and 1968, Breakfast in Nudie Suits follows Gram Parsons... (read more)

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Bluegrass Breakdown (03 Edition)
Bluegrass Breakdown (03 Edition)
by Cantwell
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Winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award Bluegrass Breakdown is an expansive foray into the makings of bluegrass. More than any other book of its kind, it gets to the roots of a uniquely American music that is deeply linked to working-class ideals and... (read more)

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The Nashville Music Machine: The Unwritten Rules of the Country Music Business
The Nashville Music Machine: The Unwritten Rules of the Country Music Business
by Dan Daley
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Doing for country music what "Hit Men" did for pop music, this daring book reveals the inner workings of the city that is synonymous with country music--Nashville. This insider's guide explores all the parts of this byzantine system and its group of... (read more)

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Tennessee Strings : the Story of Country Music in Tennessee (77 Edition)
Tennessee Strings : the Story of Country Music in Tennessee (77 Edition)
by Charles K. Wolfe
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Country music grew up in Tennessee, drawing from sources in the white rural music of East and Middle Tennessee, from the church music of country singing conventions, and from the black music of the Memphis area.  The author traces the vital role... (read more)

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Staging Tradition: John Lair and Sarah Gertrude Knott (Music in American Life)
Staging Tradition: John Lair and Sarah Gertrude Knott (Music in American Life)
by Michael Ann Williams
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The colorful and detailed story of folk music’s pioneering stage presenters   Based on extensive archival research and oral history, Michael Ann Williams’s Staging Tradition traces the parallel careers of the creators of the Renfro... (read more)

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The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A Legacy in Country Music (Profiles in Popular Music)
The Songs of Jimmie Rodgers: A Legacy in Country Music (Profiles in Popular Music)
by Jocelyn Neal
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The songs of country music pioneer Jimmie Rodgers have been appropriated by dozens of musicians and radically transformed since he first recorded them nearly 90 years ago. His songs have often resurfaced at critical moments when country music has been... (read more)

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Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music Along the Red River
Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music Along the Red River
by Tracey E. W. Laird
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On a Saturday night in 1948, Hank Williams stepped onto the stage of the Louisiana Hayride and sang "Lovesick Blues." Up to that point, Williams's yodeling style had been pigeon-holed as hillbilly music, cutting him off from the mainstream of popular... (read more)

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Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline (Music in American Life)
Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline (Music in American Life)
by Warren R. (edt) Hofstra
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One of the most influential and acclaimed female vocalists of the twentieth century, Patsy Cline (1932andndash;63) was best known for her rich tone and emotionally expressive voice. Born Virginia Patterson Hensley, she launched her musical career during... (read more)

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