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Discovering country music [electronic resource] / Don Cusic.

Author/Creator:
Cusic, Don.
Publication:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (240 p.)
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Subjects:
Country music -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Discovering Country Music chronicles the incredible evolution of country music in America - from the fiddle to the pop charts - and provides an insightful account of the reasons and motives that have determined its various transformations and offshoots over the years. In order to understand what country music is, and why, it is essential to understand how it makes its money Ñ the basic revenue streams, the major companies involved, and how country artists are booked and marketed. Author Don Cusic helps readers do that, and goes even further, covering not only the business and the technology th
Contents:
Country music: what is it?
Early country music
On radio & in the movies
Country music in the 1940s
Country music in the 1950s
Politics and country music
Country music & the national media
Country music in the 1960s and 1970s
The 1980s and 1990s
Country radio
Country music international
Politics and religion
The twenty-first century
The road ahead.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-205) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-02672-0
9786612026720
0-313-35246-1
OCLC:
646068831