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How Nashville became Music City, U.S.A 50 years of Music Row —Kosser, Michael.
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2009

How a single studio in a tiny house in Nashville became Music Row, a ten-block area populated by hundreds of talented people whose job is to simply make music. It's the place where Elvis ushered in rock 'n' roll with "He...

k.d. lang carrying the torch —Robertson, William B., 1954-
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2011

Beginning with the author's own memories of a concert he attended in 1985, this brief biography summarizes the events leading to k.d. lang's commercial success as a female vocalist. With her eccentric style, described as...

Comfort from a country quilt —McEntire, Reba.
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2007

The country western star reminisces about her childhood on a ranch in Oklahoma where her father worked in rodeos, her singing career including the 1991 crash that killed members of her band, and her favourite role - as a...

Jimmy Buffett the man from Margaritaville revealed —Eng, Steve, 1940-
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2012

Portrays the life of popular singer Jimmy Buffett, well known for his hit song "Margaritaville." Chronicles his casual childhood in Alabama, his college days, and his thirty-year ascent in the music industry to become a ...

Dreaming out loud Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes, and the changing face of Nashville —Feiler, Bruce, 1964-
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2010

Traces the evolution of country music, from the Grand Ole Opry to later methods of developing potential new stars. Highlights the careers of two famous musicians, Garth Brooks and Wynonna Judd. Discusses the business asp...

Garth Brooks the road out of Santa Fe —O'Meilia, Matt, 1962-
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2009

Former drummer in a band called Santa Fe describes the early career of the group's country western singer. O'Meilia recalls meeting Garth Brooks in Stillwater, Oklahoma, in 1986, appearing with him during the next year, ...

Hank Williams a bio-bibliography —Koon, George William.
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2005

A reference work of Hank Williams' life and music which includes transcripts of interviews, a detailed chronology, an evaluation of his contributions to the country music field, and a bibliography. 1983.

Comfort from a country quilt —McEntire, Reba.
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2007

The country western star reminisces about her childhood on a ranch in Oklahoma where her father worked in rodeos, her singing career including the 1991 crash that killed members of her band, and her favourite role - as a...

Loretta Lynn coal miner's daughter —Lynn, Loretta.
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2009

The country music star from Butcher Holler, Kentucky, recalls her life from rags to riches. Lynn emphasizes the importance of her twenty-five-year-old marriage and her faith in people and in God. c1976.

Dreaming out loud Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes, and the changing face of Nashville —Feiler, Bruce, 1964-
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2010

Traces the evolution of country music, from the Grand Ole Opry to later methods of developing potential new stars. Highlights the careers of two famous musicians, Garth Brooks and Wynonna Judd. Discusses the business asp...

Little Miss Dynamite the life and times of Brenda Lee —Lee, Brenda, 1944-
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2007

Autobiography of rockabilly singer who was born in poverty in Georgia in 1944. Lee began performing professionally when she was seven and was soon supporting her family. She reminisces about the entertainers she has know...

Still woman enough a memoir —Lynn, Loretta.
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2010

Country singer continues her autobiography begun in "Coal Miner's Daughter" (DC31083). Includes reminiscences of her career and friendship with Conway Twitty, Tammy Wynette, and other entertainers; her stormy marriage to...

How Nashville became Music City, U.S.A 50 years of Music Row —Kosser, Michael.
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2009

How a single studio in a tiny house in Nashville became Music Row, a ten-block area populated by hundreds of talented people whose job is to simply make music. It's the place where Elvis ushered in rock 'n' roll with "He...

Eddy Arnold, pioneer of the Nashville sound —Streissguth, Michael.
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2007

Recounts the life of country singer Richard Edward (Eddy) Arnold from his birth in Tennessee in 1918. Discusses Arnold's interest in playing the guitar at an early age, his first radio appearance while still in high scho...

Honky tonk angel the intimate story of Patsy Cline —Nassour, Ellis.
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2010

Nassour traces the rags-to-riches story of Patsy Cline, one of the great singers of country music. Born Virginia Hensley in Gor, Virginia, Cline broke hearts, enraged songwriters, and delighted fans in her never-ending s...

Cash the autobiography —Cash, Johnny.
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2007

The country-western star relates his life in rural Arkansas as a boy picking cotton, his early career, and his continual concert touring. Chronicles his ups and downs with amphetamine addiction and his various rehabilita...

The long trail my life in the West —Tyson, Ian, 1933-
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2011

Ian Tyson's journey to the West began in Victoria, BC, where he rode his dad's horses and eventually became a rodeo competitor. Laid up after breaking a leg, he learned the guitar, drifted east, and became a songwriter a...

Lone star swing on the trail of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys —McLean, Duncan.
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2012

Describes how, after finding a scratchy LP recording of Texan Bob Wills in Edinburgh, Scotland, McLean was hooked. He recalls his statewide musical quest to track down the spirit of Texas swing, along with his Scotsman's...

Man in black —Cash, Johnny.
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2007

The country music singer tells his own story, beginning with his childhood in Arkansas. He realistically recounts his seven nightmarish years of drug addiction and cure, his marriage to June Carter, and his new-found fai...

Almost like a song —Milsap, Ronnie.
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2008

Taken in by dirt-poor but loving grandparents after his mother rejected him, Ronnie was soon sent off to a school for the blind. There, among other things, he learned discipline, determination, and classical music - acqu...

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