Pickin' on Peachtree: A History of Country Music in Atlanta, Georgia
Traces Atlanta's emergence in the 1920s as a major force in country recording and radio broadcasting. This book documents the consolidation of country music as big business in Atlanta and also profiles an array of performers, radio personalities, and recording moguls who transformed the Peachtree city into the nerve center of early country music.
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The Cross Roads Follies 193640
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