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  1. Music in the Western

    Notes From the Frontier

    By Kathryn Kalinak

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Voices of the Country

    Interviews with Classic Country Performers

    By Michael Streissguth

    "Voices of the Country" presents interviews with innovative musicians, producers, and songwriters who shaped the last fifty years of country music. From Eddy Arnold's new, smoother approach to song delivery to Loretta Lynn's take-no-prisoners feminism, these people opened new vistas in country...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Southwest Shuffle

    By Rich Kienzle

    Southwest Shuffle documents an important period in country music history. During the '30s and early '40s, hundreds of thousands of "Okies," "Arkies," and other rural folks from around the Southwest resettled in California, in search of work. A country music scene quickly blossomed there, with...

    Published April 25th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Roadkill on the Three-Chord Highway

    Art and Trash in American Popular Music

    By Colin Escott

    It's the real stories, not the publicists' confections, that concern Colin Escott. We hear Perry Como's story in his own words: it wasn't all smooth. We learn about the astonishing twists and turns in Roy Orbison's life, and the stories behind the songs we know so well. And we go down with Vernon...

    Published July 26th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Classic Country

    Legends of Country Music

    By Charles K. Wolfe

    Now for the first time, country music authority Charles K. Wolfe gathers together his profiles of 50 legends of country music, including Bill Monroe, Lefty Frizzell, and Kitty Wells....

    Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge

  6. You Wrote My Life

    Lyrical Themes in Country Music

    Edited by Melton McLaurin, Richard Peterson

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1992 by Routledge

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