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

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University of Illinois Press, 2005 - Music - 392 pages
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A high-spirited history of country music's roots combined with vivid portraits of its principal performers

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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, professor emeritus of history at Tulane University, is the author of Country Music, U.S.A.;Southern Music/American Music;Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music, and other books.

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