Don't Get Above Your Raisin': Country Music and the Southern Working Class

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University of Illinois Press, 2002 - History - 392 pages
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"Combining a high-spirited history of country music's roots with vivid portraits of its principal performers, Don't Get above Your Raisin' examines the close relationship between "America's truest music" and the working-class culture that has constituted its principal source, nurtured its development, and provided its most dedicated supporters."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Don't get above your raisin': country music and the southern working class

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The author of books like Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers, Malone (history, emeritus, Tulane Univ.) here presents a lucid study of the relationship between country music and the Southern ... Read full review

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Bill C. Malone is professor emeritus of history at Tulane University.

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