Country Music: An Illustrated History Hardcover Book

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The official companion to the Ken Burns PBS series, this gorgeously illustrated and hugely entertaining history begins where country music itself emerged: the American South, where people sang to themselves   More
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The official companion to the Ken Burns PBS series, this gorgeously illustrated and hugely entertaining history begins where country music itself emerged: the American South, where people sang to themselves and to their families at home and in church, and where they danced to fiddle tunes on Saturday nights. With the birth of radio in the 1920s, the songs moved from small towns, mountain hollers, and the wide-open West to become the music of an entire nation?a diverse range of sounds and styles from honky tonk to gospel to bluegrass to rockabilly, leading up through the decades to the music?s massive commercial success today. Hardcover, 560 pages.