Country Music: A Biographical Dictionary
This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style, the entries not only outline the careers of country music's greatest artists, they provide an understanding of the artist's importance or failings, and a feeling for his or her style. Select discographies are provided at the end of each entry, while a bibliography and indexes by instrument, musical style, genre, and song title round out the work.
For a full list of entries, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Country Music: A Biographical Dictionary website.
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Containing a mix of nearly reverential (a few) and tongue-in-cheek (many) entries, Country Music earns high marks for inclusiveness. Refreshingly, Carlin (Southern Exposure; World of Music) does ... Read full review
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