Country & Western Products

  • Music in the Western

    Notes From the Frontier, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Kalinak

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-10-05
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Voices of the Country

    Interviews with Classic Country Performers, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2004-04-22

  • Southwest Shuffle

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2003-04-25

  • Roadkill on the Three-Chord Highway

    Art and Trash in American Popular Music, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2002-07-26

  • Classic Country

    Legends of Country Music, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-20

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