Will the circle be unbroken: country music in America

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DK Publishing, 2006 - Music - 360 pages
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Produced in association with the Country Music Hall of Fame, an illustrated history of country music ranges from its folk music origins to today's billion-dollar industry, covering key performers, events, recordings, and personalities, along with essays by Rosanne Cash and Mary Chapin Carpenter, memorabilia, and numerous photographs.

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Country music has always been the thread that ties America's musical styles together. The roots of blues, rock, folk, and jazz run deep in the soaring fiddles, jangling guitars, dashing dobros ... Read full review

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Paul Kingsbury has been editor for the Country Music Foundation Press and its "Journal of Country Music" since 1985. He is the author of "The Grand Ole Opry History of Country Music" and has written articles for many publications, including "US", "Entertainment Weekly", and "Country America".

Alanna Nash is a recipient of the Country Music Association Media Achievement Award and the Charlie Lamb Award for Excellence in Country Music Journalism, and the author of seven books, including "The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley" (winner of the Belmont Award); "Dolly: The Biography"; and "Elvis and the Memphis Mafia". Nash lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she covered Elvis's funeral for the Courier-Journal.

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