Classic Country: Legends of Country Music

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Taylor & Francis, Dec 20, 2000 - Music - 256 pages
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Now for the first time, country music authority Charles K. Wolfe gathers together his profiles of 50 legends of country music, including Bill Monroe, Lefty Frizzell, and Kitty Wells.

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Although it contains a few previously unpublished essays, this quirky collection comprises mostly previously published articles about country music pioneers that appeared in such publications as ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Charles K. Wolfe, Professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University, is the author of sixteen books on folk, country, and popular music, including A Good Natured Riot: The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry (1999), The Life and Legend of Leadbelly (cowritten with Kip Lornell, 1992), and The Devil's Box: Masters of Southern Fiddling (1997). He has produced or annotated over one hundred albums of music, for which he has received three Grammy nominations.

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