Country

Country

The Twisted Roots of Rock 'n' Roll

Book - 1996
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Celebrating the dark origins of our most American music, Country reveals a wild shadowland of history that encompasses blackface minstrels and yodeling cowboys; honky-tonk hell and rockabilly heaven; medieval myth and musical miscegenation; sex, drugs, murder; and rays of fierce illumination on Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others, famous and forgotten, whose demonology is America's own. Profusely and superbly illustrated, Country stands as one of the most brilliant explorations of American musical culture ever written.
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1996.
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed.
ISBN: 9780306807138
0306807130
Branch Call Number: 781.642/TOSCHES
Characteristics: xiv, 290 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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