The Encyclopedia of Country Music

The Encyclopedia of Country Music

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From bluegrass to the Grand Ole Opry, Jimmie Rodgers to Garth Brooks, this is the most accurate, up-to-date, an colourful source of information about country music and its participants available. Compiled by the premier authority on country music, the Country Music Foundation, the Encyclopedia of Country Music provides an eminently readable guide to the singers, songwriters, record companies, and industry movers and shakers who have made country music the increasingly popular - and profitable - juggernaut it is today.show more

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  • Hardback | 648 pages
  • 227.1 x 284.5 x 48.8mm | 2,219.5g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 16pp colour plates and numerous halftones
  • 0195116712
  • 9780195116717

About Country Music Foundation

Paul Kingsbury is author of The Grand Ole Opry History of Country Music. A Deputy Director for the Country Music Foundation and an editor of Journal of Country Music, he lives in Nashville.show more

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