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 New,Country Music: A Very Short Introduction

  • Author: Carlin, Richard

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Contents

  • List of illustrations
  • Introduction
  • 1 Behind the big bang: The roots of country music
  • 2 Wildwood flowers: Country music goes mainstream: 1923-1930
  • 3 Back in the saddle again: The birth of the singing cowboy, 1930s-1945
  • 4 Honky-tonkin': Postwar country music: 1945-1959
  • 5 Make the world go away: Nashville and countrypolitan sounds, 1957-1980
  • 6 Mama tried: Country alternatives, from Bakersfield to Austin, 1965-1980
  • 7 Friends in low places: Retro-country and country-pop since 1980
  • Coda: Country music in a new millennium
  • Further Reading
  • Index