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Country: The Music and the Musicians : Pickers, Slickers, Cheatin' Hearts & Superstars

Country Music Fondation

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ISBN 10: 0896598683 / ISBN 13: 9780896598683
Published by Abbeville Press, 1988
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Tight, clean and crisp. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. A gently read book in excellent condition protected in a new Mylar cover. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 592 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 26642

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Title: Country: The Music and the Musicians : ...

Publisher: Abbeville Press

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Offers portraits and brief profiles of top country singers and musicians and surveys the history of country music

From Library Journal:

The fine work of the Country Music Foundation continues with this deluxe picture book, part history, part criticism, and mostly celebration of country-and-western music. Among the rhinestones, boots, and guitars are 16 essays by country's best writers and historians, including a touching essay by Paul Hemphill on country's appeal. Every notable hillbilly singer, string band, honkytonker, or pop traitor, from Bakersfield's most obscure to Nashville's most estimable, gets a word or a picture. The approach is celebratory yet sober, eschewing puff for quality. Photographs, many informal and unfamiliar, are well chosen. Highly recommended.
- Timothy L. Zindel, Hastings Coll. of the Law, San Francisco
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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