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Composed: A Memoir
Composed: A Memoir
by Rosanne Cash
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A witty, revealing, sharply written work of memoir and criticism by the cofounder of Steely Dan Musician and songwriter Donald Fagen presents a group of vivid set pieces in his entertaining debut as an author, from portraits of the cultural figures and... (read more)

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Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century
Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America's Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century
by Barry Mazor
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In Meeting Jimmie Rodgers, the first book to explore the deep legacy of "The Singing Brakeman" from a twenty-first century perspective, Barry Mazor offers a lively look at Rodgers' career, tracing his rise from working-class obscurity to the pinnacle of... (read more)

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The Hank Williams Reader (Readers on American Musicians)
The Hank Williams Reader (Readers on American Musicians)
by Patrick Huber
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When Hank Williams died on New Year's Day 1953 at the age of twenty-nine, his passing appeared to bring an abrupt end to a saga of rags-to-riches success and anguished self-destruction. As it turned out, however, an equally gripping story was only just... (read more)

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Country Music in America
Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Country Music in America
by Paul Kingsbury
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Charting the history of country music from its folk beginnings to the billion-dollar business it is today, this comprehensive guide will delight fans, collectors, and those just discovering America's music. Foreword by Willie Nelson. Essays by Roseanne... (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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Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Singalong Memoir [With CD (Audio)]
Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Singalong Memoir [With CD (Audio)]
by Pete Seeger
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Originally published in 1993, this is the essential book by and about Pete Seeger for those who admire him and love his music. From the 1940s when he began playing with Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly, through his fifty years of activism, Seeger has always... (read more)

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Johnny Cash: The Life
Johnny Cash: The Life
by Robert Hilburn
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"A decade after his death, Johnny Cash still towers over the landscape of country and rock music, a legendary figure whose work with figures as diverse as Bob Dylan, Cowboy Jack Clement, Kris Kristofferson, and producer Rick Rubin illustrate Cash's... (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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Dance All Night: Those Other Southwestern Swing Bands, Past and Present (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest)
Dance All Night: Those Other Southwestern Swing Bands, Past and Present (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest)
by Jean Ann Boyd
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Its strains may be haunting, but western swing is alive and on the upswing, enjoying a renaissance among musicians too young to recall or even comprehend its heyday. For them, the term may evoke the nationally known country music of Bob Wills and his... (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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Hank Williams: The Biography
Hank Williams: The Biography
by Colin Escott
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This compelling account reveals much that was previously unknown or hidden about Hank Williams's life and takes its place as the authoritative biography of this country music legend.... (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 (Tennessee Three Star Books)
Tennessee Strings: The Story of Country Music in Tennessee (Tennessee Three Star Books)
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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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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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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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 (1932–63) 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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