Classic Country: Legends of Country Music
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|Number of Pages||:||256 Pages|
Midwest Book Review said Profiles of fifty selected country legends. Profiles of fifty selected country legends accompany dozens of rare photos in a presentation which charts the Monroe Brothers, Louvin Brothers, and those who paved the way for future country artists. From bluegrass artists to country vocalists, Classic Country provides fine docu. "Pick a better researched book if you want the truth" according to Leesa Axley. not a fluff piece extolling the virtues of established artists who stepped on many to get to the top. As the granddaughter of that "textile worker" who had to sue Roy Acuff in order to make him stop claiming authorship of "I Didn't Hear Nobody Pray," (which he cleverly renamed ". Very Pleased Bill Morrison The book arrived in a timely manner, and was described accurately by the seller. I would certainly purchase other products from this vendor.
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.
From Publishers Weekly "There are three types of history for our music. The book's first and last sections cover lesser-known details about stars like Kitty Wells and Roy Acuff. Then there's book history. (The latter was so famous that during World War II "Japanese soldiers in the Pacific would try to psych out American Marines by yelling taunts like, 'To hell with Franklin Roosevelt! To hell with Babe Ruth! To hell with Roy Acuff!'") But the real gold lies in the book's middle sections on the accomplishments of artists now only dimly remembered: the Georgia Yellow Hammers, the Rouse Brothers and others. In livel