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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Country musicians -- United States -- Biography

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About the Edition

"This book focuses on fifty of the most important entertainers in the history of country music, from its beginnings in the folk music of early America through the 1970s. Each entry includes a brief biography of the chosen artist with special emphasis on experiences which influenced their musical careers"--Provided by publisher.

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Dicaire.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML394 .D518 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17927380M
ISBN 109780786430215
LC Control Number2007018871

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The First Generation of Country Music Stars: Biographies of 50 Artists Born Before (Paperback) David Dicaire Published by McFarland & Co Inc, United States ()2/5(1). Divided into five distinct categories, it discusses the pioneers who brought mountain music to mass audiences; cowboys and radio stars who spread country music countrywide; honky-tonk and bluegrass musicians who differentiated country music during the s; the major contributions that female artists made to the genre; and the modern country sound which dominated the genre from the late s to . Sep 30,  · The First Generation of Country Music Stars by David Dicaire, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.2/5(1). Buy The First Generation of Country Music Stars: Biographies of 50 Artists Born Before by David Dicaire (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: David Dicaire.

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Oct 30,  · David Dicaire is also the author of The First Generation of Country Music Stars (), Jazz Musicians, to the Present (), Jazz Musicians of the Early Years, to (), More Blues Singers: Biographies of 50 Artists from the Later 20th Century () and Blues Singers: Biographies of 50 Legendary Artists of the Early 20th Century ().Author: David Dicaire. May 12,  · Fifth Generation. The fifth generation took place in the s, and this was the era when FM radio was expanded, and country music took the opportunity to sing to more ears. It helped that rock music was becoming more “alternative,” so many turned to the more melodic tunes of the country singers. Buddy Williams (–) was the first Australian-born to record country music in Australia in the late s and was the pioneer of a distinctly Australian style of country music called the bush ballad that others such as Slim Dusty would make popular in later clic-clelia.comal origins: s, Southern United States. The First Generation of Country Music Stars: Biographies of 50 Artists Born Before by David Dicaire Overview - This book focuses on 50 of the most important entertainers in the history of country music, from its beginnings in the folk music of early America through the s.